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[PREMONEY 2014] CB Insights >> Anand Sanwal, "Who's On First?: A Play-by-Play Guide To The Early Stage Leaderboard"


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  • 1. @cbinsights | #premoney The Micro-VC, Angel Investor and Corporate VC Leaderboard A data-driven look into assessing investor effectiveness Presented by Anand Sanwal CB Insights CEO/Co-founder @asanwal
  • 2. @cbinsights | #premoney Introduction CB Insights ( collects and analyzes data on disruptive private companies and emerging industries to provide data, analytics and ratings on companies, investors and emerging industries.
  • 3. @cbinsights | #premoney “CB Insights are changing the way investors access private company information.” Kevin Diestel Investor SAP Ventures “CB Insights' intuitive user interface, analytical capabilities, and detailed investment information create a very powerful tool for our team's research needs.” Nate D’Anna Corporate Development Cisco “They have the best quality data in the market for anyone looking to get an inside look at private company financings.” Ian Sigalow Partner Greycroft Partners “Designed by a VC insider who truly knows the space and understands end-user needs.” Greg Bettinelli Partner Upfront Ventures “The combination of comprehensive and relevant data, clean interfaces, and an accessible team make for a product and company we're excited to support.” Aydin Senkut Founder, MD Felicis Ventures Will Porteous General Partner RRE “We use CBI to track dealflow, valuation multiples, analyze industry trends and identify comps. We’ve found the data, analytics & UI/UX to be incredibly relevant
  • 4. @cbinsights | #premoney The Scene is Getting Crowded – The Micro VC Glut Source:
  • 5. @cbinsights | #premoney Lake Wobegone “Where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average."
  • 6. @cbinsights | #premoney Not Everybody Can Be Above Average… Source:
  • 7. @cbinsights | #premoney …But Some Will Be – The Power Law Source:
  • 8. @cbinsights | #premoney In VC, The Wins are Concentrated with a Few Source:
  • 9. @cbinsights | #premoney Getting in Early to Big Winners is Rare Source:
  • 10. @cbinsights | #premoney Who Cares? Limited Partners (LPs) Investors (VCs, Corps, Hedge Funds) Startups • VC is hot again • Deploy capital • Find the next Sequoia, Accel, Greylock, USV • Dealflow (Scouts) • Syndication • Information • Target investors • Research • Dealflow (Scouts) • Information Corporations (M&A, Innovation, Strategy) Our Customers
  • 11. @cbinsights | #premoney Here’s the Problem Excessive Reliance on Narrative Opaque Immature
  • 12. @cbinsights | #premoney Solve With Data Illustrative screenshot More info:
  • 13. @cbinsights | #premoney Predictive Intel on Investor Quality with an Algorithm More info: Network Strength Brand Performance Persistence Selection AptitudeIlliquid Portfolio Strength Follow-on Rates
  • 14. @cbinsights | #premoney Google PageRank for Investors – Network Centrality Example Felicis is well- networked with high quality large and smaller VCs. The Business Social Graph shows their connections to Sequoia, Founders Fund, SV Angel and First Round. More info:
  • 15. @cbinsights | #premoney Another Way to Look at Syndicate Strength More info:
  • 16. @cbinsights | #premoney Top Angels Based on Network Centrality Full Analysis:
  • 17. @cbinsights | #premoney Top Micro-VCs Based on Network Centrality Full Analysis:
  • 18. @cbinsights | #premoney Top Corp VCs Based on Network Centrality Full Analysis:
  • 19. @cbinsights | #premoney Best Follow-on Rates for Angels & Micro-VCs Full Analysis:
  • 20. @cbinsights | #premoney Top 20 Angel Investors (Investor Mosaic)
  • 21. @cbinsights | #premoney Questions / Want the Presentation? @cbinsights