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3M New Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 28
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 1.75
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Medical Device
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Medical
  • Manufacturing

The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Saint Paul.

Comparing to the other companies, this 3M New Ventures performs on 15 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2011. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the 3M New Ventures, startups are often financed by Social Capital, NYSERDA, Alliance of Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Social Capital, SilverFish, Safeguard Scientifics. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by venBio Partners, Vivo Capital, NYSERDA.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical, Manufacturing. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Impel NeuroPharma, Smart Energy Instruments, HydroNovation

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Energy Management
Energy Storage
Internet of Things
$7M07 Sep 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

GrayMatter Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$20M16 Aug 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Moxe Health

Health Care
$30M01 Jun 2022 Madison, Wisconsin, United States

GrayMatter Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$4M29 Sep 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


3D Technology
Consumer Electronics
$10M04 Feb 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Moxe Health

Health Care
11 Jan 2021 Madison, Wisconsin, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical Device
$65M09 Nov 2020 Oakland, California, United States


Medical Device
Product Design
$14M02 Nov 2018 Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland

Guardhat Technologies

Industrial Automation
$20M27 Sep 2018 Detroit, Michigan, United States


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