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BBG Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Nisha Dua Susan Lyne


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Total investments 105
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 74
Rounds per year 11.67
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Mobile Apps

In 2014 was created BBG Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Susan Lyne. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the BBG Ventures, startups are often financed by Upfront Ventures, Joanne Wilson, Greycroft. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Female Founders Fund, Lerer Hippeau, Joanne Wilson. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upfront Ventures, Halogen Ventures, GV.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2015. The real fund results show that this VC is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this BBG Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. When the investment is from BBG Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Modsy, The Wing, ScribbleChat. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Beauty.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Personal AI by Human AI Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Human Computer Interaction
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
$7M11 Jan 2023 San Diego, California, United States


Cyber Security
$4M25 Oct 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$4M08 Sep 2022 Berkeley, California, United States


Mobile Apps
Unified Communications
$5M08 Aug 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$4M11 Jul 2022 New York, New York, United States

Planet FWD

Food and Beverage
Snack Food
$10M26 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$2M16 May 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States


Health Care
$37M12 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States


$4M28 Mar 2022 -
Anthill Raises $3M in Seed Funding

– Anthill is a Chicago, IL-based talent management platform designed for the deskless workforce.
– The company raised $3m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Rethink Education with participation from Origin Ventures, BBG Ventures, The Fund, JFF (Jobs for the Future), and more.
– The new investment will be used to continue to expand operations and its business reach.

Norby raises $3.8M for an all-in-one creator marketing platform

– Norby, a full-stack marketing platform, raised $3.8m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Gradient Ventures and joined by Google’s venture AI-focused fund, Bungalow Capital, BBG Ventures, Charge VC and Notation.
– The company plans to use the funds to grow its team and scale its full-stack marketing platform to new heights.
– Norby is ideal for small brands and solo entrepreneurs, and most of its customers run less than 10-person operations.


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