BlueRun Ventures

Founded 1998
Founders John Malloy


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Total investments 232
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 153
Rounds per year 10.09
Lead investments 55
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 35
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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Keyi Technology

Innovation Management
30 Jul 2021 China, Dongcheng District


Brand Marketing
Consumer Goods
Information Technology
23 Jul 2021 South Korea, Seoul

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
07 May 2021 China, Shangcheng District

FreeAgent CRM

Customer Service
Marketing Automation
Project Management
Sales Automation
$12M21 Apr 2021 United States, " United States"}

Clinical Trials
Innovation Management
$80M24 Mar 2021 China, Xuanwu District


$5M15 Jan 2021 United States, " United States"}

Human API

Developer APIs
Health Care
Real Time
$20M27 Oct 2020 United States, " United States"}

29 Sep 2020 China, Siming

Gaussian Robot

Artificial Intelligence
$23M02 Sep 2020 China, Shanghai
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. Read more
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. Read more


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