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Activate Venture Partners

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Edwin A. Goodman Glen R. Bressner Todd Pietri


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Total investments 78
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 3.39
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
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Exits 23
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics
  • Enterprise Software

In 1999 was created Activate Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Edwin A. Goodman, Todd Pietri. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Activate Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Union Square Ventures, TL Ventures, Polaris Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Osage Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Inflection Point Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Union Square Ventures, Inflection Point Ventures, Partnership Fund for New York City.

The fund has no 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. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Modern Meadow, Sapphire Digital, GetOne Rewards. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Internet.

The top activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011. This Activate Venture Partners works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

KAID Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$4M24 May 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Ride Health

Health Care
$10M21 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States


Career Planning
Consumer Applications
$3M13 May 2021 New York, New York, United States

Diameter Health

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical Records Systems
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
Predictive Analytics
$18M17 Dec 2020 Connecticut, United States

KAID Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$1M01 Dec 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Enterprise Software
Financial Services
05 Aug 2020 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Ride Health

Health Care
$6M07 Jan 2020 New York, New York, United States

Princeton Identity

Identity Management
Information Technology
$4M01 Dec 2019 Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Diameter Health

Health Care
Information Technology
Medical Records Systems
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
Predictive Analytics
$9M09 Apr 2019 Connecticut, United States
Ride Health Raises $10M in Funding

– Ride Health, a NYC-based provider of smarter transportation for every patient need, closed a $10m funding round.
– The round was led by Topmark Partners with participation from Excelerate Health Ventures and debt financing from Bridge Bank, alongside participation from existing investors led by Activate Venture Partners and Newark Venture Partners.
– The new investment will be used to continue investment in expanding its national transportation network, benefit management system, and platform APIs.

Bonsai Raises $5.3M in Seed Funding

– Bonsai, a NYC and Raleigh, NC-based provider of a 1:1 professional advice and networking platform, raised a new funding round.
– The round was led by Activate Venture Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth of its platform.


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