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Blue Chip Venture Company

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jack Wyant


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Total investments 68
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 2.12
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 24
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Advertising
  • Health Care
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software

In 1990 was created Blue Chip Venture Company, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Cincinnati. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Blue Chip Venture Company, startups are often financed by HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Osprey Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, HWVP, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Venrock. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Triathlon Medical Venture Partners, West Capital Advisors.

This organization was formed by Jack Wyant. The overall number of key employees were 5.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Opposing the other organizations, this Blue Chip Venture Company works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from Blue Chip Venture Company is 100-500 millions dollars.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Publishing, Software. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Kinetic Social,, ShareThis

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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Health Care
$192M17 Jun 2020 California, United States

FC Cincinnati

12 Aug 2015 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Bidtellect - Native Intelligence

Social Media Marketing
$22M16 Jul 2015 Delray Beach, Florida, United States

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Retail Technology
$16M01 May 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$70M27 Feb 2015 Massachusetts, United States


Advertising Platforms
Business/Productivity Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$11M17 Dec 2014 Irvine, California, United States

Core2 Group

Data Mining
Financial Services
$4M02 Sep 2014 Virginia, United States

Sedona Systems

Wired Telecommunications
19 Aug 2014 Palo Alto, California, United States


Advertising Platforms
Mobile Advertising
Social Media
$8M05 May 2014 Pasadena, California, United States


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