Battery Ventures

Founded 1983
Founders Rick Frisbie


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Total investments 653
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 394
Rounds per year 17.18
Lead investments 200
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 160
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Information Technology

In 1983 was created Battery Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Boston.

This organization was formed by Rick Frisbie. We also calculated 13 valuable employees in our database.

Comparing to the other companies, this Battery Ventures performs on 8 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2012. When the investment is from Battery Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Groupon, Coinbase, Marketo. 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 some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Internet. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Battery Ventures, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wing Venture Capital, Tiger Global Management, TCV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Silicon Valley Bank, Scale Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Quantum Machines

Quantum Computing
Software Engineering
$50M05 Sep 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Level AI

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$13M25 Aug 2021 United States, Mountain View


Developer APIs
Developer Tools
$225M18 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

Artificial Intelligence
$4M10 Aug 2021 United States, San Jose

Lucid Lane Inc.

Health Care
$16M05 Aug 2021 United States, " United States"}


Information Technology
$9M27 Jul 2021 United States, San Jose


$35M26 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco


Financial Services
$180M20 Jul 2021 United Kingdom, London


Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Retail Technology
$6M07 Jul 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Matillion raises $150M at a $1.5B valuation for its low-code approach to integrating disparate data sources
– Matillion, a startup that helps companies harness their data, raised $150m in funding. – The round was led by General Atlantic and joined by Battery Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners. – The company has hundreds of enterprise customers, including Western Union, FOX, Sony, Slack, National Grid, Peet’s Coffee and Cisco. – The startup was founded in Manchester (it now also has a base in Denver), and this makes it one of a handful of tech startups out of the c... Read more
Level AI lands $13M Series A to build conversational intelligence for customer service
– Level AI, an early-stage startup from a former member of the Alexa product team, wants to help companies process customer service calls faster by understanding the interactions they’re having with customers in real time. – The company launched publicly, while announcing a $13m Series A led by Battery Ventures, with help from seed investors Eniac and Village Global as well as some unnamed angels. Battery’s Neeraj Agrawal will be joining the startup’s board under the terms of the agreement. The company reports it has ... Read more


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