Firsthand Overview

  • Founded
  • 2010
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 27
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Firsthand General Information


Developer of alumni engagement & mentoring platform intended to make student and alumni connections easy and impactful. The company's platform helps optimize engagement by putting best-in-class mentoring, alumni directory, virtual fair, discussion board, email campaign, resource library, event, and fundraising software, and also supports the full student lifecycle, enabling universities to connect applicants, students, and recent graduates with alumni and professionals from the working world.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Business/Productivity Software
Other Industries
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Information Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 55 Broad Street
  • Suite 15F
  • New York, NY 10004
  • United States
+1 (888) 000-0000
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Firsthand Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Merger/Acquisition 12-Jan-2021 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 07-Apr-2017 00000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 01-Sep-2015 00.000 00.000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series AA) 07-Dec-2012 $1.5M $1.52M 00.000 Completed Startup
1. Capitalization 19-May-2010 $25K $25K Completed Startup
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Firsthand Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series AA 000,000 00.000000 00.0 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
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Firsthand Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Business/Productivity Software
New York, NY
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Firsthand Competitors (3)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
PeopleGrove Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
00000000 Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 000 0000 0000000 0000 0000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Paris, France 00 0000 0000000000 0 0000
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Firsthand Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Fredrik Marø Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Craig Leinoff Chief Technology Officer
Brian Model Advisor
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Firsthand Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Firsthand Former Investors (15)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Accrete Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bolur Holdings Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
David Arcara Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Leigh Large Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Luca Marini Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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