Specter Monitor #21 🃏
Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. We’ll work hard to bring you actionable insights on what’s happening in today’s markets, while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. ✨
Metaverse by Julie Blackmon
🔮 Talents of the Week
Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.
Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 08.
Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 399 Days.
Description: Pahdo Labs develops an Anime-style action MMORPG and game creation platform.
Prev. Experience: Robinhood, Jump Trading LLC.
Total Funding: $17.6M / $15M Latest Series A in 03/2022.
Notable Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Long Journey Ventures, Pear VC, BoxGroup, Neo.
David Liao (US, 2022): Founder at Stealth Startup.
Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 14.
Prev. Experience: Figma, Twitch, Opendoor, Discord, SpaceX, Morgan Stanley.
Total Funding: N/A.
Notable Investors: N/A.
🎱 Strategic Intelligence
Inspired by Michael Lewis’ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.
100ms (US, 2020) - Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 32.
Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 210 Days.
Description: 100ms is a live-video infrastructure startup that allows developers to build and deploy enterprise-class video applications in hours.
Total Funding: $24.5M / Latest $20M Series A in 02/2022.
Notable Investors: Matrix Partners India, Accel, STRIVE, Alpha Wave Incubation, LocalGlobe.
Flightcontrol (US, 2021) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 12.
Description: Flightcontrol is a developer of full-stack deploy software designed to create own cloud and full-stack infrastructure for app hosting and databases.
Total Funding: 500k / Latest Seed Round in 01/2022.
Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Active Capital, Sovereign's Capital.
Signal: Increased VC Interest in 04-2022.
🍒 Cherry-Picked Companies
Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.
Amenitiz (EU, 2017) - Specter Rank: 1265 📈
Description: Amenitiz is a all-in-one hospitality solution that drives direct bookings.
Total Funding: $38.4M / Latest $30M Venture Round in 04/2022.
Notable Investors: Backed VC, Point Nine Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, Otium Capital, Chalfen Ventures.
6 Months Growth: Team: +68%; Web: +37%; Social: +33%.
Mage (US, 2020) - Specter Rank: 297 📈
Description: Mage is a tool that transforms your data into predictions.
Total Funding: $6.3M / Latest $6.3M Seed Round in 10/2021.
Notable Investors: Alumni Ventures, Gradient Ventures, Designer Fund, Neo.
6 Months Growth: Team: +29%; Web: +2149%; Social: +208%.
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