Harlem Capital – 2020 Year in Review

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HCP Network,

Happy New Year! We hope that you enjoyed the holidays and got some time off. 2020 was challenging on many levels so welcome to 2021, it is no small feat.  We wanted to reflect on 2020 – see some highlights below.  

Deals

  • Made 13 new investments, leading 9, and 4 follow-ons in 2020
  • Had our first exit, GovPredict was acquired by Phone2Action
  • 2020 deal flow was up 2.1x as we saw 1,663 deals
  • Our 13 investments span across 8 cities: NYC (3), SF (2), CHI (2), BOS (2), LA, DC, Indianapolis and Salt Lake City 
  • Representing 7 industries: E-commerce (4), Enterprise Software (3), Wellness (2), HR Tech (1), FinTech (1), RE Tech (1) and AdTech (1)
Fund I Portfolio By Industry
  • 62% of our new investments were in Black or Latino founders
  • 38% of our new investments were in female founders
  • Plan to make 10–12 investments in 2021, see details on our investment page

Branding

  • Published 28 blog post, 3 research reports, did 20 interviews and were mentioned in 75+ articles
  • Launched our newsletter in January, which passed 3.5k+ subscribers
  • Launched our podcast in July, which passed 4.5k+ listens 
  • Hosted our first MORE EQUITY pitch competition with 650+ attendees

Internal

We are ready to tackle 2021 and support more diverse founders and the ecosystem. Thank you all for your continued support.

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Regards,

Harlem Capital Team

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