UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 


SCHEDULE 13G
 

 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. __)*
 
 
 

Sprout Social, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
 
 
Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
 
 
85209W109
(CUSIP Number)
 
 
 
December 31, 2019
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

    Rule 13d-1(b)
    Rule 13d-1(c)
    Rule 13d-1(d)

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 
CUSIP No.  85209W109
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Page 2 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
New Enterprise Associates 13, L.P.
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)☐
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
PN
 
 
 
 
 
 

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13G
Page 3 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
NEA Partners 13, L.P.
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
PN
 
 
 
 

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13G
Page 4 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
NEA 13 GP, LTD
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
Cayman Islands exempted company
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
CO
 
 
 
 

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Page 5 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
Forest Baskett
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
IN
 
 
 
 

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13G
Page 6 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
Patrick J. Kerins
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
IN
 
 
 
 

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13G
Page 7 of 14
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)
 
 
Scott D. Sandell
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0 shares
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
9,024,700 shares
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
18.8%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
IN
 
 
 
 



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13G
Page 8 of 14
 
 
 
Item 1(a). Name of Issuer:

Sprout Social, Inc. (the “Issuer”).
 
 
Item 1(b). Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

South Dearborn St., Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60603
 

Item 2(a). Names of Persons Filing:

This statement is being filed by New Enterprise Associates 13, L.P. (“NEA 13”); NEA Partners 13, L.P. (“NEA Partners 13”), which is the sole general partner of NEA 13; NEA 13 GP, LTD (“NEA 13 GP”), which is the sole general partner of NEA Partners 13; and Forest Baskett (“Baskett”), Patrick J. Kerins (“Kerins”) and Scott D. Sandell (“Sandell”) (collectively, the “Directors”).  The Directors are the individual directors of NEA 13 GP.  NEA 13, NEA Partners 13, NEA 13 GP and the Directors are sometimes referred to collectively herein as the “Reporting Persons”.
 

Item 2(b). Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:

The address of the principal business office of NEA 13, NEA Partners 13 and NEA 13 GP is New Enterprise Associates, 1954 Greenspring Drive, Suite 600, Timonium, MD 21093.  The address of the principal business office of Baskett and Sandell is New Enterprise Associates, 2855 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California 94025.  The address of the principal business office of Kerins is New Enterprise Associates, 5425 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800, Chevy Chase, MD 20815.
 

Item 2(c). Citizenship:

Each of NEA 13 and NEA Partners 13 is a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership.  NEA 13 GP is a Cayman Islands exempted company.  Each of the Directors is a United States citizen.
 

Item 2(d). Title of Class of Securities:

Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value (“Class A Common Stock”).
 
 
Item 2(e). CUSIP Number:

85209W109
 

Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
 
Not applicable.
 
 

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Item 4. Ownership.


(a)
Amount Beneficially Owned: NEA 13 is the record owner of 9,024,700 shares of Class A Common Stock as of December 31, 2019 (the “Shares”). As described in the Issuer’s prospectus filed under Rule 424(b)(4), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on December 13, 2019 (the “Prospectus”), holders of Class B Common Stock are entitled to ten votes per share while holders of the Class A Common Stock are entitled to one vote per share.  In addition, holders of Class B Common Stock and holders of Class A Common Stock generally vote together in a single class.  As further described in the Prospectus, each share of Class B Common Stock is convertible by the holder at any time into one share of Common Stock and such share will convert automatically into Common Stock upon the occurrence of certain other events.  As the sole general partner of NEA 13, NEA Partners 13 may be deemed to own beneficially the Shares.  As the sole general partner of NEA Partners 13, NEA 13 GP likewise may be deemed to own beneficially the Shares.  As the individual Directors of NEA 13 GP, each of the Directors also may be deemed to own beneficially the Shares.
 

(b)
Percent of Class:  See Line 11 of cover sheets.  The percentages set forth on the cover sheet for each Reporting Person are calculated based on 47,884,399 shares which includes (i) 38,080,466 shares of Class A common stock and (ii) the 9,803,933 shares of Class B common Stock as described in the Issuer’s prospectus filed under Rule 424(b)(4), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 13, 2019.


(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:


(i)
sole power to vote or to direct the vote:    See Line 5 of cover sheets.


(ii)
shared power to vote or to direct the vote:  See Line 6 of cover sheets.

  (iii)
sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  See Line 7 of cover sheets.

  (iv)
shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:  See Line 8 of cover sheets.
 
Each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of such Securities except for the shares, if any, such Reporting Person holds of record.
 

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

Not applicable.
 

Item 6. Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

Not applicable.
 
 


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Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.

Not applicable.
 

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Not applicable.  The Reporting Persons expressly disclaim membership in a "group" as used in Rule 13d-5(b).
 

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not applicable.
 
 
Item 10.
Certification.
 
Not applicable.  This Schedule 13G is not filed pursuant to Rule 13d‑1(b) or Rule 13d–1(c).
 
 
 
Material to be Filed as Exhibits.

Exhibit 1 – Agreement regarding filing of joint Schedule 13G.

Exhibit 2 – Power of Attorney regarding filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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13G
Page 11 of 14
 
 
SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date:
February 13, 2020

 
NEW ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATES 13, L.P.

By:
NEA PARTNERS 13, L.P.
 General Partner

 
By:
NEA 13 GP, LTD
 General Partner

 
By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director


NEA PARTNERS 13, L.P.

By:
NEA 13 GP, LTD
General Partner

 
By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director


NEA 13 GP, LTD

By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director

 

                  *                                                    
Forest Baskett
 
 
                  *                                                    
Patrick J. Kerins


                  *                                                    
Scott D. Sandell



*By: /s/ Sasha O. Keough                         
         Sasha O. Keough
         As attorney-in-fact

This Schedule 13G was executed by Sasha O. Keough on behalf of the individuals listed above pursuant to a Power of Attorney, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 2.

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EXHIBIT 1


AGREEMENT

Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the undersigned hereby agree that only one statement containing the information required by Schedule 13G need be filed with respect to the ownership by each of the undersigned of shares of stock of Sprout Social, Inc.

EXECUTED this 13th day of February, 2020.


NEW ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATES 13, L.P.

By:
NEA PARTNERS 13, L.P.
 General Partner

 
By:
NEA 13 GP, LTD
 General Partner

 
By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director


NEA PARTNERS 13, L.P.

By:
NEA 13 GP, LTD
General Partner

 
By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director


NEA 13 GP, LTD

By:
                        *                      

Scott D. Sandell

Director

 

                  *                                                    
Forest Baskett
 
 
                  *                                                    
Patrick J. Kerins


                  *                                                    
Scott D. Sandell




*By: /s/ Sasha O. Keough                         
         Sasha O. Keough
         As attorney-in-fact

This Agreement was executed by Sasha O. Keough on behalf of the individuals listed above pursuant to a Power of Attorney, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 2.
 

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EXHIBIT 2


POWER OF ATTORNEY

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Louis S. Citron, Timothy Schaller, Sasha Keough and Stephanie Brecher, and each of them, with full power to act without the others, his or her true and lawful attorney-in-fact, with full power of substitution, to sign any and all instruments, certificates and documents that may be necessary, desirable or appropriate to be executed on behalf of himself as an individual or in his or her capacity as a direct or indirect general partner, director, officer or manager of any partnership, corporation or limited liability company, pursuant to section 13 or 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and any and all regulations promulgated thereunder, and to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, and any other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and with any other entity when and if such is mandated by the Exchange Act or by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, granting unto said attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing necessary, desirable or appropriate, fully to all intents and purposes as he or she might or could do in person, thereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact, or his or her substitutes, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Power of Attorney has been signed as of the 13th day of March, 2017.


/s/ M. James Barrett                    
M. James Barrett

/s/ Peter J. Barris                         
Peter J. Barris

/s/ Forest Baskett                        
Forest Baskett

/s/ Ali Behbahani                        
Ali Behbahani

/s/ Colin Bryant                           
Colin Bryant

/s/ Carmen Chang                       
Carmen Chang

/s/ Anthony A. Florence, Jr.     
Anthony A. Florence, Jr.

/s/ Carol G. Gallagher                  
Carol G. Gallagher
 
/s/ Dayna Grayson                      
Dayna Grayson

/s/ Patrick J. Kerins                     
Patrick J. Kerins
 
 
 
 
 
 

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/s/ P. Justin Klein                        
P. Justin Klein

/s/ Vanessa Larco                       
Vanessa Larco

/s/ Joshua Makower                   
Joshua Makower

/s/ Mohamad H. Makhzoumi    
Mohamad H. Makhzoumi

/s/ Edward T. Mathers               
Edward T. Mathers

/s/ David M. Mott                       
David M. Mott

/s/ Sara M. Nayeem                    
Sara M. Nayeem

/s/ Jason R. Nunn                       
Jason R. Nunn

/s/ Gregory Papadopoulos        
Gregory Papadopoulos

/s/ Chetan Puttagunta                
Chetan Puttagunta

/s/ Jon Sakoda                             
Jon Sakoda

/s/ Scott D. Sandell                     
Scott D. Sandell

/s/ A. Brooke Seawell                 
A. Brooke Seawell

/s/ Peter W. Sonsini                   
Peter W. Sonsini

/s/ Melissa Taunton                   
Melissa Taunton

/s/ Frank M. Torti                       
Frank M. Torti

/s/ Ravi Viswanathan                 
Ravi Viswanathan

/s/ Paul E. Walker                       
Paul E. Walker

/s/ Rick Yang                               
Rick Yang