Acceleprise - Unicorn Nest


Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco


In 2012 was created Acceleprise, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. When the investment is from Acceleprise the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. This Acceleprise works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The current fund was established by Collin Gutman, Karen Appleton, Michael Cardamone, Nick Mehta, Rowan Trollope. Besides them, we counted 10 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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 Information Technology, Mobile. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Inscribe, Senseware, Flipcause.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Acceleprise, startups are often financed by UpTech Accelerator, New Enterprise Associates, Bowery Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Right Side Capital Management, New Enterprise Associates, Bowery Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by New Enterprise Associates, Bowery Capital, 500 Startups.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last, first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

20.7% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.7 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.4 out of 1

Funds Investing in Following

New Enterprise Associates, Bowery Capital, 500 Startups

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