Blu Venture Investors Founded 2010
Founders David Krauskopf Dendy Young J.S. Gamble Jack Hangen James Hunt Kevin A. Hollins Paul Silber Pradeep Wahi W. Scott Berg
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Total investments 31
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 2.82
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.26
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Big Data
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Security
Software
Summary

Blu Venture Investors appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Vienna. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Blu Venture Investors, startups are often financed by CIT GAP Funds, Stephen Smoot, Mach37. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NextGen Venture Partners, CIT GAP Funds, Stephen Smoot. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by IrishAngels, TCP Venture Capital, Silicon Valley Bank.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Telecommunications, Security. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ThreatQuotient, Sensics, Senseware

The fund was created by J.S. Gamble, James Hunt, Kevin A. Hollins, W. Scott Berg. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Opposing the other organizations, this Blu Venture Investors works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Blu Venture Investors is 10-50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Huntress
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Software
Seed
760K01 Jun 2017 United States, Ellicott City
Cybrary
Cyber Security
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Information Technology
Open Source
Recruiting
Training
Seed
1M09 Aug 2016 United States, College Park
LATISTA
Construction
iOS
Mobile
SaaS
Software
Series A
1M25 Feb 2011
Urgently Roadside Assistance
Automotive
Enterprise Software
Mobile Apps
Series A
7M29 Sep 2015 Austria, Vienna
NS8
Analytics
Big Data
Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Security
Seed
900K05 Jan 2017 United States, Las Vegas
Immuta
Analytics
Big Data
Cyber Security
Privacy
Security
Software
Seed
1M16 Jul 2015 United Kingdom, Boston
Urgently Roadside Assistance
Automotive
Enterprise Software
Mobile Apps
Series B
10M03 Oct 2017 Austria, Vienna
Huntress
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Software
Seed
1000K10 Jan 2019 United States, Ellicott City
Vagabond Vending
Business Intelligence
Mobile
Real Time
Software
Series A
1M27 Jun 2016 United States, Washington
AxonAI(ConvergentAi)
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Machine Learning
Market Research
Seed
1M18 Apr 2016 United States, Harrisonburg
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