NFX Raises a New Venture Fund

The venture capital firm plans to raise up to $150 million, focusing on enterprise, fintech, healthcare and government tech investments

Lilach Baumer 09:4803.10.17

Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm NFX Guild is raising a new venture fund of up to $150 million, according to a September 29 filling with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


 Established in 2015, NFX is managed by James Currier, co-founder of quizzing website Tickle and casual social gaming company Wonderhill, Pete Flint, co-founder of real estate website Trulia and the European travel website, and Gigi Levy Weiss, co-founder of social gaming company Playtika and former CEO of online gambling firm 888 Holdings plc.


NFX managing partner Gigi Levy Weiss NFX managing partner Gigi Levy Weiss



The firm focuses on seed and series A investments, mostly in the domains of enterprise, fintech, healthcare and government tech; among its former investments are Israel-linked, Los Angeles based biotech company Genome Compiler, acquired in 2016 by San Fransico-based Twist Bioscience Corp. for an undisclosed sum, Israel-linked, New York-based online booking platform Splacer and Burlingame, California-based healthcare startup Finrise.


NFX also offers a three month long, invite-only accelerator for companies that haven’t yet reached the product-market stage. The program, which offers an investment of $120 thousand in each company in addition to professional assistance, is held in the San Francisco Bay area but NFX also offers a pre-program specifically for Israel-based companies, held in Herzliya, 9 miles (14 km) north of Tel Aviv.

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