Felicis Ventures combines Angel investing, active mentoring and advisory services to offer a more beneficial approach for the entrepreneur, rewarding the risk while providing more than just capital. The firm's focus is mainly on early stage, consumer internet start-ups. The firm also plans to pursue investment opportunities in Healthcare IT, Energy, and Education as well. Felicis Ventures typically makes investments in the $100,000 to $1 million range and the majority of the firm's portfolio companies are based in the Bay area, although the firm's portfolio represents 23 different nationalities from all continents (Antarctica excluded) and has invested in companies operating in 6 countries other than the United States (Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Israel, Finland and Germany). Aydin Senkut is the Founder and President of Felicis Ventures. Prior to starting Felicis Ventures, he was a Senior Manager at Google, responsible for strategic partner development and account management in Asia Pacific. Felicis Ventures has nearly $200M in total committed assets: $4.5M angel fund in 2006, $41M super-angel fund raised in 2010 and $70M boutique VC fund raised in 2012. August of 2014 Felicis raised $96M for its fourth fund. Since its inception in 2006, Felicis has backed over 120 technology companies, 50 of which have been acquired or gone public.
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