AirTree Ventures - Unicorn Nest

AirTree Ventures

Headquarters Location

Australia, Paddington


In 2014 was created AirTree Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Paddington.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from AirTree Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this AirTree Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 33 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Australia. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Canva, DroneDeploy, Paxata

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the AirTree Ventures, startups are often financed by AngelPad, Blackbird Ventures (Australia), Uncork Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Blackbird Ventures (Australia), Square Peg Capital, Skip Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Blackbird Ventures (Australia), Felicis Ventures, Square Peg Capital.

The fund was created by Craig Blair, Daniel Petre. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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

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

96.0% 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]

26.9% of cases

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

12 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.29 out of 1

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

0.1 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

AngelPad, Blackbird Ventures (Australia), Uncork Capital

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