180 Degree Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 107
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 2.74
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 21
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Semiconductor
  • Electronics

180 Degree Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1983. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the 180 Degree Capital, startups are often financed by DFJ, The Aurora Funds, VantagePoint Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are VantagePoint Capital Partners, ATA Ventures, The Aurora Funds. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Sevin Rosen Funds, In-Q-Tel.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight BioVex, ORIG3N, Nanomix. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Medical. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this 180 Degree Capital performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The typical startup value when the investment from 180 Degree Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2008.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Magnolia NeuroSciences

Health Care
$31M13 Aug 2018 New York, New York, United States

Health Care
Personal Health
$14M12 Jul 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$8M19 Oct 2017 California, United States


Online Portals
$3M15 Aug 2017 New Jersey, United States


Health Care
Personal Health
$20M27 Jun 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Lodo Therapeutics

Health Care
$17M11 Jan 2016 New York, New York, United States

TARA Biosystems

$2M08 Jan 2016 New York, New York, United States

Petra Pharma

Health Care
$48M06 Jan 2016 New York, United States


Health Care
Personal Health
$12M12 Dec 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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