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Ardesta

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 8
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.36
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.50
Exits 3
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Product Design
  • Semiconductor
  • Analytics
  • Application Performance Management
Summary

Ardesta appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1999. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Ann Arbor.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Ardesta, startups are often financed by Partech, 3i Group, Topspin Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Partech, 3i Group, Topspin Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Scale Venture Partners, Horizon Ventures, Technology Partners.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2009. Opposing the other organizations, this Ardesta works on 9 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2005. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Sensaphone, Sensicore, HandyLab Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Sensor, Health Diagnostics. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sensaphone

Enterprise Software
Sensor
Wireless
$250K15 Feb 2008 Aston Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Discera

Manufacturing
Product Design
Semiconductor
$17M26 Mar 2007 San Jose, California, United States

Sensaphone

Enterprise Software
Sensor
Wireless
$13M26 Sep 2005 Aston Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Discera

Manufacturing
Product Design
Semiconductor
$7M01 Sep 2005 San Jose, California, United States

Sensicore

Analytics
Application Performance Management
Developer Tools
$12M29 Aug 2005 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

HandyLab

Biotechnology
Clinical Trials
Health Diagnostics
Manufacturing
$1M27 Apr 2004 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Discera

Manufacturing
Product Design
Semiconductor
$12M07 Apr 2004 San Jose, California, United States

Sensicore

Analytics
Application Performance Management
Developer Tools
$6M28 Jul 2003 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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