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ATEL Ventures

Investor type Venture Debt


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 0.58
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Commercial
  • Medical

ATEL Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1999. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2009. Opposing the other organizations, this ATEL Ventures works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the ATEL Ventures, startups are often financed by VantagePoint Capital Partners, Scale Venture Partners, SmartForest Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techammer, OS Fund, MPM Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by MPM Capital, Braemar Energy Ventures, Waste Management.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Solar, SMS. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Enerkem, Cornice, OpSource 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 location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Life Science
$17M20 Oct 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
Life Science
$28M28 Mar 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$32M09 May 2012 Visalia, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$29M09 Nov 2010 South San Francisco, California, United States


Renewable Energy
$3M23 Apr 2010 San Jose, California, United States


Product Design
$3M25 Mar 2010 Hillsboro, Oregon, United States


Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Unified Communications
$4M06 Oct 2009 California, United States


Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Web Hosting
$4M17 Aug 2009 San Jose, California, United States


Energy Production
Environmental Services (B2B)
Industrial Chemicals
Waste Management
14 Jul 2009 Quebec


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