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BlueRun Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders John Malloy


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Total investments 304
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 177
Rounds per year 12.67
Lead investments 63
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Exits 37
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Internet
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce

BlueRun Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1998. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the BlueRun Ventures, startups are often financed by Western Technology Investment, Scott Banister, Matrix Partners China. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Founders Fund, DFJ, SIG China (SIG Asia Investments). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Western Technology Investment, Crosslink Capital, Tencent Holdings.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of 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 country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Apps, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PayPal, Meilishuo, Coupa. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from BlueRun Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this BlueRun Ventures works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.

This organization was formed by John Malloy. Besides them, we counted 12 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Think Energy

15 Aug 2022 Beijing, Beijing, China

Apache DolphinScheduler

Cloud Computing
Document Management
Machine Learning
$10M21 Jul 2022 -

Wanxun Technology

15 Jun 2022 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Air Transportation
$1M07 Jun 2022 Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan


Autonomous Vehicles
Big Data
02 Jun 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China


01 Jun 2022 Beijing, Beijing, China


Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Infrastructure
$38M31 May 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Consumer Applications
Fleet Management
Last Mile Transportation
Same Day Delivery
21 May 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Hello Heart

Health Care
$70M02 May 2022 California, United States
Hello Heart Completes $45M Series C

– Hello Heart, a heart health digital therapeutics solution, has completed a $45m Series C led by IVP.
– Hello Heart’s existing investors, including Khosla Ventures, BlueRun Ventures, Maven Ventures, and Resolute Ventures also participated in the round.
– Hello Heart’s mission is to empower people to manage and improve their heart health using digital technology.

Bioheng Biotech Raised $80 million in Series B Financing to Advance Allogeneic Immuno-Cell Therapies

– Bioheng Biotech raised $80m in Series B financing.
– The round was led by GL Ventures, the venture capital unit of Hillhouse Capital, Decheng Capital and Octagon Capital, with the participation of BlueRun Ventures and Shenzhen Capital Group Company.
– Proceeds will be used to advance R&D capabilities, process development and clinical trials.
– Bioheng is dedicated on developing novel cellular immunotherapy for cancer.


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