Betaworks Studio LLC
416 West 13th Street
Suite 203
New York, NY 10014
United States

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KANDO id: 85158

Corporate information

Official name
Betaworks Studio LLC
Registration country

Official identities

US CIK 0001444761

Company type

Venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed and early stage investments

Funding rounds

Series C USD 20,000,000

USD 20,000,000 ( )

Profile Country Notes
RRE Ventures LLC American venture capital firm based in New York City. Led the round.
DFJ Growth
Digital Garage Inc
Lerer Hippeau Ventures (LHV)
Venture 51 (Venture51)

Series B USD 20,000,000

USD 20,000,000 ( )

Profile Country Notes
Intel Capital Corp (Eghosa Omoigui) Intel's strategic investment program for equity investments/ acquisitions to grow the Internet economy in support of Intel's strategic interests. Initial investment. Led the round.
RRE Ventures LLC American venture capital firm based in New York City. Initial investment. Led the round.
AOL Ventures The venture capital arm of AOL Initial investment.
DFJ Growth Initial investment. Global venture capital firm Initial investment.
Founder Collective Seed-stage venture capital fund Initial investment.
Lerer Hippeau Ventures (LHV) Initial investment.
Pilot Group LLC New York based VC and private equity firm It is is led by former AOL president Robert Pittman Initial investment.
Softbank Capital Partners (Softbank Capital) Early stage venture capital firm Initial investment.
The New York Times (NYT) Initial investment.
Howard Lindzon Individual investor. Initial investment.
Joshua Stylman (Josh Stylman) Individual investor. Initial investment.
Peter Hershberg Individual investor. Initial investment.

Series A USD 7,500,000

USD 7,500,000 ( )

Profile Country
RRE Ventures LLC American venture capital firm based in New York City.
SV Angel Silicon Valley-based angel fund.
White Star Capital Global multi-stage technology investment platform that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs building ambitious, international businesses.
Ron Conway Individual investor.

Investment preferences

Investment focus themes
Top investment portfolio themes
fintech (3)  
payments (2)  
gaming (1)  
consumer (1)  
YCS07 (1)  
chatbots (1)  
YCW10 (1)  

Actual initial investment stage
Seed (4)

Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

Displaying 1 - 25 of 27
Profile Country Date Funding
Ideeli Inc Shopping club that connects brands with target consumers. N/A
UberMedia Inc Social media company providing products that make it easy to publish, consume and engage, no matter who you are. Series A
Adkeeper Inc Internet advertising technology that allowed web users to store and manage online ads in a digital locker for future browsing and use. Series A
AK Networks Inc Advertising company that specializes in stealth advertising. N/A
Backupify Inc Backup provider for cloud-based data Seed
Bitly Inc N/A
Campuswire Seed
Clipboard Inc Software company offering a full range of revaluation services, CAMA/GIS programming, and iPhone/iPad contracting for a varied set of clients. Seed
DailyBooth Inc Photo-blogging web site. N/A Inc Provider of an API to convert standard URLs into embedded videos, images, and rich article previews from 250 leading providers Series A
GroupMe Inc N/A
Instapaper Holdings Inc Acquisition Initial investment led the round
Kickstarter Inc Venture
Leo AR Augmented reality app. Seed Initial investment
OMGPOP Inc (i'minlikewithyou), (iilwy) The most addicting site to play games, meet new people, and hang out. Series A Initial investment Inc Series B Inc Series A
Quibb Inc Seed Initial investment
Run Dexter Inc (Dexter) Bot building platform. Seed
Summly Inc Developer of a mobile app for news aggregation Venture
Tableland Open source, permissionless cloud database built on SQLite. Series A Initial investment
Tipjoy Inc Social micropayments. Seed Initial investment
Venmo Inc Mobile app used to move money between friends and family and pay at millions of retailers. Seed
Ze Frank Games Inc (Star. me) Social gaming company Seed
Digg Inc User-driven social content. Acquisition USD 500,000 (USD 500,000) Exited


Employee Position
John Borthwick (founder)

Past employees

Selected Products / Customers