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5 Venture Capital Firms in Philadelphia

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
 | 
Updated: 
November 9, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Philadelphia so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

5 Venture Capital Firms in Philadelphia

1) First Round Capital

First Round Capital

First Round provides seed-stage venture capital to over 300 companies a year including Uber, Square, and Warby Parker.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia
  • Started in: 2004
  • Founders: Howard Morgan, Josh Kopelman, Todd Jackson
  • Industries: Consumer, Enterprise, Fintech, Healthcare, Hardware
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $750,000
  • Maximum check size: $4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 854
  • Number of exits: 189
  • Funds raised: $738,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Uber, Ring, Planet

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@firstround.com.

2) DreamIt Ventures

DreamIt Ventures

Dreamit Ventures focuses on growth-stage startups in health tech and security tech since 2008.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Philadelphia, New York
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Steve Welch, David Bookspan
  • Industries: Healthcare, Cybersecurity, Life Sciences, Hardware & Industrials
  • Stages: Seed, Early Stage
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Number of investments: 528
  • Number of exits: 205
  • Funds raised: $54,800,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: TrendKite, LevelUp, SeatKick

You can find their website here.

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3) SustainVC

SustainVC

SustainVC is an early-stage investor for companies in one of the three verticals: Climate & Sustainability, Equality & Empowerment and Health & Education.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Boston, Durham, Philadelphia
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Schuyler Lance
  • Industries: Healthcare, Education, Climate & Sustainability, Transportation, Energy, Agriculture
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 38
  • Number of exits: 12
  • Funds raised: $500,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Kickup, Line, Edovo

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@SustainVC.com.

4) Laconia Capital Group

Laconia Capital Group

Laconia is a pre-seed and seed investor focusing on companies based in US & Canada.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA, Canada
  • City: New York, Philadelphia, Boston
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Jeffrey Silverman, Geri Kirilova, David Arcara
  • Industries: Enterprise, SaaS
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed
  • Minimum check size: $500,000
  • Maximum check size: $1,000,000
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Number of exits: 9
  • Funds raised: $5,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Sunairio, Yuvo Health, Unioncrate

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@laconiacapitalgroup.com..

5) Eos Venture Partners

Eos Venture Partners

Eos Venture Partners exclusively invest in insurtech companies in their Series A stages.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: United Kingdom, USA
  • City: London, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Carl G. Bauer-Schlichtegroll, Sam Evans, Jonathan Kalman, Zack Powell
  • Industries: InsurTech, Cybersecurity, Fintech
  • Stages: Series A
  • Minimum check size: $8,000,000
  • Maximum check size: $12,000,000
  • Number of investments: 20
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Funds raised: $85,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Jarowa, Hubb, OptioPay

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at connect@eosventurepartners.com.

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