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Anorak Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Greg Castle

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Total investments 68
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 9.71
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 2
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Virtual Reality
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Augmented Reality
Summary

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

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Anorak Ventures, startups are often financed by Techstars, Y Combinator, SOSV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, The Venture Reality Fund, Presence Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Matrix Partners, Future Shape.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Vivid Vision, RosieReality, Phiar Technologies, Inc. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Health Care.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The typical startup value when the investment from Anorak Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

This organization was formed by Greg Castle. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Scenario

3D Technology
Information Technology
Software
$6M19 Jan 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Prisms of Reality

E-Learning
STEM Education
Virtual Reality
$4M01 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Subterra AI

3D Technology
Artificial Intelligence
Infrastructure
Software
$1M17 May 2022 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Framework

Consumer Electronics
$18M01 Feb 2022 Burlingame, California, United States

ZeroTier, Inc.

Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Internet
Network Security
Security
Software
Telecommunications
Virtualization
$1M24 Jan 2022 Irvine, California, United States

beamm

3D Technology
Software
Virtual Reality
Virtual World
$340K04 Jan 2022 -

VNTANA

3D Technology
Augmented Reality
Cloud Computing
Content Creators
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Manufacturing
Real Time
Retail Technology
Software
$4M04 Nov 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Better Health

Health Care
Medical
$10M13 Oct 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Safely You

Health Care
$19M16 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
News
SafelyYou Closes $19.5M Series A Funding Round

– SafelyYou from San Francisco provides artificial intelligence-enabled fall detection and prevention for dementia care.
– Series A $19.5m round was led by Eclipse Ventures with participation from Founders Fund, as well as existing investors DCVC, Foundation Capital, TSQ Advisors, Pathbreaker Ventures, The House Fund, Swift Ventures, Pacific Health Ventures, Anorak Ventures, and 7Percent Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to scale up the business.

SafelyYou Closes $19.5M Series A Funding Round

– SafelyYou from San Francisco provides artificial intelligence-enabled fall detection and prevention for dementia care.
– Series A $19.5m round was led by Eclipse Ventures with participation from Founders Fund, as well as existing investors DCVC, Foundation Capital, TSQ Advisors, Pathbreaker Ventures, The House Fund, Swift Ventures, Pacific Health Ventures, Anorak Ventures, and 7Percent Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to scale up the business.

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