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Bay Area Equity Fund

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 7
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 4
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 3
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Video Streaming
  • Internet
  • Music
  • Technical Support
  • Broadcasting
Summary

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

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Fitness, Biotechnology. 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 exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pandora, CareDx.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Bay Area Equity Fund, startups are often financed by Walden Venture Capital, Selby Venture Partners, Labrador Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Walden Venture Capital, Selby Venture Partners, Piper Jaffray. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GGV Capital, Walden Venture Capital, Sprout Group.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The typical startup value when the investment from Bay Area Equity Fund is 10-50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2004. This Bay Area Equity Fund works on 14 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hexin Technology

Analytics
Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
Manufacturing
12 May 2022 Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Pandora

Advertising
Broadcasting
Internet
Internet Radio
Music
Navigation
Technical Support
Video Streaming
$14M16 Jan 2009 Oakland, California, United States

Pandora

Advertising
Broadcasting
Internet
Internet Radio
Music
Navigation
Technical Support
Video Streaming
$25M01 Jul 2006 Oakland, California, United States

CareDx

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$26M01 Dec 2005 California, United States

CareDx

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$20M01 Dec 2004 California, United States

ReShape

$12M01 Jul 2004 Mountain View, California, United States

ReShape

$12M01 Jan 2002 Mountain View, California, United States

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