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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Founders Ailsa Mellon Bruce Paul Mellon



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Total investments 34
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 0.62
Lead investments 27
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Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Universities
  • Higher Education
  • Non Profit
  • Museums and Historical Sites

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, startups are often financed by Vertex Ventures HC, Vertex Ventures, New Enterprise Associates. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Windham Venture Partners, Vertex Ventures HC, Vertex Ventures.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Knowledge Management, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Earlens Corporation. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2020. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Total investments 34
Average round size 2M
Rounds per year 0.62
Peak activity year 2023
Lead investments 27
Follow on index 0.03
Group Appearance index 0.03
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