Bloomberg Beta

Founded 2013
Founders Karin Klein

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Total investments 171
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 142
Rounds per year 21.38
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits 25
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

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

Bloomberg Beta appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Bloomberg Beta seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Cyber Security, Analytics. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Flexport, Shield AI, Versive

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from Bloomberg Beta is 100-500 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Bloomberg Beta works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. 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 standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Bloomberg Beta, startups are often financed by First Round Capital, SV Angel, Susa Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Susa Ventures, Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA), Precursor Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital, GV, Y Combinator.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

RedCircle

Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$6M02 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

LaunchDarkly

Developer Tools
SaaS
Software
Test and Measurement
$200M10 Aug 2021 Oakland, California, United States

Lambda

Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain
Cloud Computing
Hardware
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
$15M14 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Chef Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Restaurants
Robotics
$7M13 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Pico

Digital Media
Identity Management
Mobile Payments
Payments
$6M14 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

RapidFort

Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Software
$2M11 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Business Development
Communities
Consulting
Professional Networking
$20M25 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Weights & Biases

Artificial Intelligence
Data Visualization
Developer Tools
Machine Learning
Software
$45M01 Feb 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Airspace Intelligence

Aerospace
Software
29 Jan 2021 -
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Infrastructure access platform StrongDM raises $54M

– StrongDM has raised $54m in a series B round led by Tiger Global, with participation from GV, Sequoia Capital, True Ventures, HearstLab, Bloomberg Beta, and Godfrey Sullivan.
– The proceeds will be put toward supporting “all parts” of StrongDM’s go-to-market strategy over the coming months.
– StrongDM’s solution is a tool that manages and audits access to servers, databases, datacenters, and more.
– The Burlingame, California-based company combines authentication, authorization, networking, and observability into one service, delivering infrastructure access controls across legacy and multicloud environments.
– StrongDM was founded by Zalman, Schuyler Brown, and Justin McCarthy in 2015.

LaunchDarkly Scores $200M in Series D

– LaunchDarkly from San Francisco has closed $200m in Series D.
– The financing led by Lead Edge Capital with new investors Top Tier Capital Partners and New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners as well as existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Redpoint, Threshold, Uncork Capital and Bloomberg Beta participating.
– LaunchDarkly serves 4 billion feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster.

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