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Blue Startups

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Chenoa Farnsworth Henk Rogers Maya Rogers


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Total investments 118
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 98
Rounds per year 11.80
Lead investments 2
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Exits 3
Key employees Soon
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Apps
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
  • Travel

In 2012 was created Blue Startups, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Honolulu.

The fund was created by Chenoa Farnsworth, Henk Rogers, Maya Rogers.

This Blue Startups works on 28 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2014.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Social Media, SaaS. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Volta Charging, dataPlor, Vantage Sports.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Blue Startups, startups are often financed by Kickstarter, Boost VC, Acceleprise. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are thinQbate, ff Venture Capital, Wharton Alumni Angels. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by QueensBridge Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Acceleprise.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vanta Leages

07 Sep 2021 -


16 Aug 2021 Santa Clarita, California, United States

Mount locks

10 Aug 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

TomYo Edtech

Mobile Apps
09 Aug 2021 Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


05 Aug 2021 -


30 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States


Service Industry
$100K23 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Nella Media Group

15 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Liquid Presentation

03 Jun 2021 -
TurnoverBnB Raises $4.5M in Series A Funding

– TurnoverBnB, a Honolulu-based platform for Short Term Rental operators, raised $4.5M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Ret Ventures with participation from Hawaii-based accelerator Blue Startups.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s reach internationally in Europe and Australia.


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