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Advantage Capital

Advantage Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New Orleans

About

Advantage Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1992. The the headquarters of this VC is in New Orleans. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Besides Advantage Capital, start-ups are typically funded by Prolog Ventures, Rand Capital, Connecticut Innovations and 26 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Enhanced Capital Partners, Rand Capital, Connecticut Innovations, the total number of co-investors is 32. The investors in the following rounds are usually Prolog Ventures, Connecticut Innovations, Enhanced Capital Partners, and 25 VCs in total.

This fund was the most active in 2016. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. In comparison with other funds, Advantage Capital makes 4 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Advantage Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2016. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In real terms, this VC performs 19 percentage points more exits than other funds.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Medical. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 18 more industries for this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are GridPoint, Veran Medical Technologies, Cleveland HeartLab. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The fund was created by David Bergmann, Martin Bodenham, Steven T. Stull. Besides the listed founders, we have found 18 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded

1992

Fund Activity

Operative

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: advantagecap.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first last, first last_initial, last first_initial, first

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

88.3% of cases

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

4-6

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

17.6% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x12.7

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

3.1 years

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

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Prolog Ventures, Rand Capital, Connecticut Innovations

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