How does Felicis source investments?

  • On June 409, 2012

  • by Sundeep Peechu

We’ve been fortunate to have a truly exceptional community of founders at Felicis. Not only do they build awesome products and organizations, they are thought leaders in their field and often see opportunities around them before anyone else. We’ve long subscribed to the belief that anything we’ve done in our operational lives is mostly outdated. Our founders are the best sources of real-time, on the ground information.

It should come as no surprise then that a good chunk of our new investments in the past year have been referred to us from founders of previous investments. The second largest source of referrals comes from fellow investors who we work with every day in helping build some of the very same companies. Since we’re also thematic investors, quite a few of our investments are also companies that we’ve reached out to ourselves in the course of building out our thesis. Here’s a graphic of the entire list –