Launchpad 2012 Year In Review

Launchpad had a very fun and very busy 2012. We are already well-underway with a busy 2013, but before 2012 is completely set aside, let’s do a quick recap of some key highlights & milestones, by the numbers:

  • Total dollars invested: $5.5M
  • Number of new companies in which we invested: 10
  • Number of follow-on rounds in which we invested: 14
  • HALO Ranking in deals done: Top Five in US
  • HALO Ranking in dollars invested: Top Five in US
  • Percent of members writing one or more checks: 91%
  • Number of checks written: 250+
  • Number of positive exits: 3   (here, here, here)
  • Number of negative exits: 1
  • Remaining number of active portfolio companies: 35
  • Number of internal member training sessions: 7
  • Number of companies applying for funding: 750+
  • Number of companies pitched to group: 28
  • Number of due diligence teams formed: 21
  • Number of participants in Launchpad on Demand sessions: 60+  (coverage)
  • Number of members named a Top Angel In New England: 5
  • Number of new Operations Managers hired: 1

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