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Bisk Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Mike Bisk


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Total investments 23
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 3.29
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • EdTech
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources
  • Software

Bisk Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Yellowbrick, AdmitHub, ReUp Education Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Human Resources, Education.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Bisk Ventures, startups are often financed by NEXT Canada, University Ventures, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are University Ventures, Reach Capital, Entangled Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by University Ventures, The Yard Ventures, TDM Growth Partners.

The fund was created by Mike Bisk. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Comparing to the other companies, this Bisk Ventures performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Nexford University - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

Continuing Education
Corporate Training
Higher Education
STEM Education
$8M07 Sep 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Higher Education
30 Jun 2022 Manila, Philippines


Online Portals
$1M10 Nov 2021 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Lynx Educate

Corporate Training
Employee Benefits
$1M29 Sep 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Kings Learning (enguru Spoken English App)

Language Learning
04 Aug 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


College Recruiting
Human Resources
$2M02 Apr 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$15M05 Feb 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Adjacent Academies

Higher Education
$2M21 Jan 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


College Recruiting
Human Resources
$1M10 Sep 2019 United States, Washington


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