Benchmark Founded 1995
Founders Bob Kagle Kevin Harvey
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Total investments 181
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 181
Rounds per year 6.96
Lead investments 106
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Finance
Venture Capital
Summary

In 1995 was created Benchmark, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2008. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from Benchmark the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Benchmark works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, WeWork, Snap. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. 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 Apps, Cloud Computing.

This organization was formed by Bob Kagle, Kevin Harvey. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Benchmark, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Venrock, RRE Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Viola Ventures, RRE Ventures, General Catalyst. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Trinity Ventures, Spark Capital, Pinnacle Ventures.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Duffel
Developer APIs
Internet
Tourism
Travel
Series A
21M19 Jun 2019 United Kingdom, Westminster
ArtBinder
Information Technology
Internet
Software
Series A
3M01 Jul 2014 United States, New York
LucidEra
Business Intelligence
SaaS
Software
Series B
15M01 Aug 2007
Kalido
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Information Services
Mobile Devices
Software
Series C
13M04 Oct 2005 Canada, Burlington
Blue Lane Technologies
Infrastructure
Internet
Security
Series B
8M05 Dec 2006 United States, Cupertino
Ambarella
Broadcasting
Security
Semiconductor
Series B
13M13 Aug 2004 United States, San Jose
Alventive
Communities
Internet
Product Design
Venture - Series Unknown
31M01 Jun 2000 United States, San Jose
FilesX
Computer
Database
Small and Medium Businesses
Series A
7M15 Apr 2003 United States, Newton
Xoomsys
Consulting
Information Technology
Service Industry
Series B
8M18 Jun 2007 United States, Cupertino
Xeround
Analytics
Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Software
Virtualization
Series B
7M23 Apr 2007 United States, Bellevue
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