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Accelerate Fund

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Total investments 47
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 4.27
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
Summary

In 2012 was created Accelerate Fund, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in Canada. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Calgary.

The high activity for fund was in 2014. This Accelerate Fund works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Accelerate Fund is 1-5 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Collaboration, E-Commerce. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Memebox, BlackSquare, Circle Cardiovascular Imaging For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the Accelerate Fund, startups are often financed by VA Angels, SparkLabs Global Ventures, FundersClub. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BDC Venture Capital, Yaletown Partners, Y Combinator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Yaletown Partners, VA Angels, Real Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

WaitWell

Software
$1M11 Jul 2023 Calgary, Canada

Truffle

Consumer Software
Delivery
Delivery Service
Restaurants
12 Jul 2022 Edmonton, Canada

Areto Labs

Apps
Communities
Information Technology
Software
$795K20 Jun 2022 Edmonton, Canada

PayShepherd

Billing
Financial Services
FinTech
$3M07 Jun 2022 Calgary, Canada

Userful

Business/Productivity Software
Collaboration
Communication Software
Content Delivery Network
Digital Signage
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
Video
Virtualization
$7M25 Apr 2022 California, United States

DrugBank

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$7M11 Apr 2022 Edmonton, Canada

Helcim Inc.

E-Commerce
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
Retail Technology
$12M21 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Virtual Gurus

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Insurance
Marketplace
Virtual Assistant
Virtual Workforce
$6M15 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Chroma Technologies

Financial Services
FinTech
Rental Property
Software
24 Jan 2022 Calgary, Canada

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Total investments 47
Average round size 1M
Rounds per year 4.27
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 7
Follow on index 0.28
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.49

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

WaitWell

Software
$1M11 Jul 2023 Calgary, Canada

Truffle

Consumer Software
Delivery
Delivery Service
Restaurants
12 Jul 2022 Edmonton, Canada

Areto Labs

Apps
Communities
Information Technology
Software
$795K20 Jun 2022 Edmonton, Canada

PayShepherd

Billing
Financial Services
FinTech
$3M07 Jun 2022 Calgary, Canada

Userful

Business/Productivity Software
Collaboration
Communication Software
Content Delivery Network
Digital Signage
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
Video
Virtualization
$7M25 Apr 2022 California, United States

DrugBank

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$7M11 Apr 2022 Edmonton, Canada

Helcim Inc.

E-Commerce
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
Retail Technology
$12M21 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Virtual Gurus

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Insurance
Marketplace
Virtual Assistant
Virtual Workforce
$6M15 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Chroma Technologies

Financial Services
FinTech
Rental Property
Software
24 Jan 2022 Calgary, Canada
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