Bay Partners Founded 1978
Founders John Friedenrich
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Total investments 65
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 1.51
Lead investments 23
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed
Areas of investment
Finance
Information Technology
Venture Capital
Summary

Bay Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1978. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by John Friedenrich. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bay Partners, startups are often financed by Shasta Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Redpoint. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sapphire Ventures, InterWest Partners, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sapphire Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners, Redpoint.

This Bay Partners works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Bay Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The high activity for fund was in 2006. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight MuleSoft, Sonatype, Pluris. 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 exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Wireless, Software.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
West Ridge Networks
Internet
Software
Series A
8M29 Sep 2003 United States, Littleton
PWRF
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
Wireless
Series B
8M14 Oct 2005 United States, Austin
Peakstone
Analytics
Data Mining
Enterprise Software
IT Infrastructure
Software
Series B
15M05 Jul 2000 United States, Sunnyvale
INFICON
Chemical
Electronics
Enterprise Software
Hardware
Manufacturing
Telecommunications
Post-IPO Equity
15M24 Sep 2003
LiveMedia
Advertising
Communication Hardware
Electronics
Venture - Series Unknown
27 Oct 2010 India, New Delhi
Lumbrera
Financial Services
FinTech
Series B
13M07 Sep 2011 Mexico, Mexico City
ParAccel
Analytics
Big Data
Information Technology
Series B
22M10 Dec 2007 United States, Campbell
NanoGram
Electronics
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
Venture - Series Unknown
18M18 Jan 2006 United States, Milpitas
NanoGram Devices Corporation
Nanotechnology
Venture - Series Unknown
9M07 Feb 2003 United States, Milpitas
INFICON
Chemical
Electronics
Enterprise Software
Hardware
Manufacturing
Telecommunications
Post-IPO Equity
26M19 Feb 2002
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