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Blackhorn Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jack Fuchs Philip O'Connor Trevor Zimmerman

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Total investments 75
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 12.50
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Construction
Summary

Blackhorn Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Boulder. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the Blackhorn Ventures, startups are often financed by Brick & Mortar Ventures, Greylock Partners, Unshackled Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tenfore Holdings, Breakout Ventures, Western Technology Investment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Urban Innovation Fund, Thirdstream Partners, Nyca Partners.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Humatics, Aperia Technologies, Wunder Capital. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Agriculture. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

This Blackhorn Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

This organization was formed by Jack Fuchs, Philip O'Connor, Trevor Zimmerman. We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ecoworks

Architecture
$9M02 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

CoFi

Finance
Financial Services
$7M09 Mar 2022 Lindon, Utah, United States

Optera

CleanTech
Environmental Consulting
Sustainability
$4M07 Mar 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Optera

CleanTech
Environmental Consulting
Sustainability
$4M18 Feb 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Vecna Robotics

Logistics
Robotics
Supply Chain Management
$65M26 Jan 2022 Massachusetts, United States

Rhumbix

Analytics
Business/Productivity Software
Construction
Construction and Engineering
Enterprise Software
Mobile
$11M21 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Latent AI

Artificial Intelligence
Computer
Machine Learning
Software
$19M09 Aug 2021 California, United States

QuoteToMe

Construction
Software
$1M29 Jul 2021 Edmonton, Canada

Locomation

Autonomous Vehicles
Transportation
Travel
$34M15 Jul 2021 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
News
Latent AI, which says it can compress common AI models by 10x, lands some key backing

– Latent AI, a now three-year-old, Menlo Park, Ca.-based startup, just closed on $19m in Series A funding in a round co-led by Future Ventures and Blackhorn Ventures, with participation from Booz Allen, Lockheed Martin, 40 North Ventures, and Autotech Ventures.
– The company has now raised $22.5m altogether.

QuoteToMe Lands $2.5 Million in Venture Funding

– QuoteToMe, which is digitizing the construction industry’s procurement and financial processes, announced it has funded a fully subscribed VC investment round of $2.5 million (CAD).
– This $2.5 million round was led by Builders VC and Blackhorn Ventures, with participation from Argonautic Ventures, Azure Capital, Stanford University | Farmers Investment Club, and the Donnelley Family, among others.
– QuoteToMe has drawn extraordinary interest because it automates purchasing and financial transactions for purchasers of construction materials and equipment.
– QuoteToMe centralizes buy-side/sell-side communications, offering users quote comparisons, while automatically reconciling purchase orders and invoices.
– Contractor clients of QuoteToMe report savings of up to 15%, which can easily double a buyer’s traditional profit margins.

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