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American Family Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 65
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 41
Rounds per year 6.50
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Insurance
  • InsurTech
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Real Estate

The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Madison.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are InsurTech, Smart Home. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight One Inc, Clearcover, Networked Insights. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the American Family Ventures, startups are often financed by gener8tor, Techstars, Social Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Route 66 Ventures, Lakewest Venture Partners, 4490 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by 4490 Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, LaunchCapital.

The typical startup value when the investment from American Family Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2018. This American Family Ventures works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Boundless Rider

Auto Insurance
$4M19 Sep 2022 Medford, Massachusetts, United States


Elder Care
Health Care
Health Insurance
Home Health Care
Life Insurance
Social Impact
$17M08 Sep 2022 City of Saint Louis, Missouri, United States


Commercial Insurance
$4M22 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Sana Benefits

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$60M15 Jun 2022 Austin, Texas, United States


Employee Benefits
Human Resources
$5M11 Feb 2022 Fort Myers, Florida, United States


Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
$60M06 Dec 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Sana Benefits

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$20M25 Oct 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Wyze Labs

Consumer Electronics
Smart Home
$110M30 Jul 2021 Washington, United States


Property Management
Real Estate
$1M01 Jul 2021 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Sana Secures $20M in Series A Extension Funding to Break up the ‘Big 5’ Health Insurance Monopoly

– Sana, a provider of health insurance for small and midsize businesses, announced the closing of $20m in series A extension funding.
– Sana offered this extension to strengthen ties with existing lead investor Gigafund and to bring in several new strategic partners, including American Family Ventures, Breyer Capital, JAM Fund, and Harmon Brothers Ad Ventures.
– Existing investors, including Trust Ventures and mark vc, also joined the round.
– Investments from top investors in insurtech, insurance, regulated industries, and some of the most successful early-stage investors in the country speak to Sana’s trajectory towards becoming an industry leader and challenging the Big 5 health insurance companies.
– Sana will implement the strategies of those most intimately familiar with the nuances of the health insurance and healthcare spaces and those who have been successful at vetting business models of early-stage firms.
– Sana is available in Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, and Kentucky and has grown its customer base by 140% in just the past year.

Branch Insurance Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Branch Insurance from Columbus, OH provides home and auto insurance services to its customers.
– The company raised $50m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Anthemis Group with participation from Acrew, Cherry Creek Holdings, and existing investors Greycroft, HSCM Bermuda, American Family Ventures, SignalFire, SCOR P&C Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Tower IV.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating the company’s rollout across the U.S. to enable more national embedded partnerships.


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