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Bee Partners IV, the latest addition to the fund portfolio, has deployed 20% of its capital to seven carefully selected companies. Among these companies are three Generative AI startups that are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. This strategic investment approach reflects the firm's commitment to identifying disruptive technologies that have the potential to reshape industries and create meaningful impact.
This fourth fund is the firm’s largest to date and gives the firm just over $130 million in total commitments. Its third fund, closed in 2019, was $43 million. Bee Partners typically invests in 25 companies per fund over the course of about four years. Its average check size is $800,000, but has invested as low as $350,000 and as high as $1.5 million.
"Portfolio companies have an over 60% matriculation rate to Series A, according to the firm."
What sets Bee Partners apart is its willingness to make substantial investments at a very early stage. For a founding team to be able to pick up $500,000 or $1 million at a time is very unique. By providing not only capital but also strategic guidance, mentorship, and access to a vast network of industry experts, it empowers entrepreneurs and positions them for long-term success.
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