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Social Starts

Social Starts

  • San Francisco, California, United States

  • San Francisco, California

Stage

  • Convertible Note, Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed

Type

  • Venture Capital

Description

Social Starts is a distinguished venture capital partnership managing over $60 million, renowned for its data-driven approach to investing in moment-of-inception and Series A rounds. With a dynamic strategy that adapts every six months to market, investment, and technological shifts, Social Starts secures early-stage investments strategically, ensuring access to high-value Series A opportunities through dedicated funds. Recognized as a top-performing fund under $100 million since 2013, it has consistently ranked among the most active early-stage investors globally and within the US tech sector.

Mission

We focus our investments in four-five key areas of focus that change each six months, as we evaluate marketing, investment and technology shifts. Our intense early investing locks in pro rata access to high value Series A companies for our dedicated Series A funds.

Beauty Investments #

  • 2

Primary Sector

  • Tech/ Health Care/Consumer/Beauty

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Jun, 2018-Loli Beauty-$45M

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

Submit Your Pitch Here : https://www.socialstarts.com/contact

Criteria

We have examined our progress in each of these areas every six months and adjusted them based on all the available information we can glean on where to find the greatest advancements.2010-2014: Social/Mobile Technology Breakthroughs2012-2015: Work Platforms2014-2015: Market-Based Education2015-2019: Digital Brands2017-present: Delightful Moments from Science2017-present: Emotion-Centric Consumer Products2017-present: Emerging Science of Health and Happiness

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $12.5K To $28M

  • N/A

Education
  • No
Accelerator
  • Type-No
  • Duration-No
Network
  • 441
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

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BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

2.95/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 28.12%
Beauty Investments #
  • 2

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Jun, 2018-Loli Beauty-$45M

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Mike Edelhart

Title

Managing Partner

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

Social Starts

Contact

https://www.socialstarts.com/contact

1(415)370-2851

JUMP CONCLUSION

Social Starts focuses on early-stage health care, biotechnology, and software companies, particularly in wellness and personal health. Their diverse investments span the U.S. and international locations like India, Germany, and Spain. They typically join, rather than lead, investment rounds, targeting sectors such as telehealth, fintech, food and beverage, and agriculture with a tech integration focus. Future prospects include health tech, biotech, or software startups leveraging technology for health and wellness, with a scalable model and U.S. market relevance.

Casual Beauty Funder Fit.

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