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BlueYard Capital

Founders Ciaru00e1n O'Leary Jason Whitmire

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Total investments 70
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 8.75
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Cryptocurrency
Summary

BlueYard Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016.

The real fund results show that this VC is 48 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

The current fund was established by Ciaru00e1n O'Leary, Jason Whitmire. The overall number of key employees were 3.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Filecoin, Pitch, VECTARY Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, FinTech.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the BlueYard Capital, startups are often financed by Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Fabric Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Digital Currency Group, Coinbase Ventures, zk Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zafrens

Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Life Science
$23M11 Dec 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Privy

Cyber Security
Developer APIs
$18M21 Nov 2023 -

Ingonyama

Blockchain
Internet
Internet of Things
$21M09 Nov 2023 Petah Tiqva, HaMerkaz, Israel

AnySignal

$5M16 Oct 2023 -

Castelion

Aerospace
Government
Manufacturing
Military
National Security
$14M05 Oct 2023 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Meatable

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Innovation Management
$36M07 Aug 2023 Delft, South Holland, Netherlands

Chemify

$49M02 Aug 2023 -

Tromero

Machine Learning
$2M18 Jul 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Castelion

Aerospace
Government
Manufacturing
Military
National Security
$5M21 Apr 2023 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
News
Meatable Raises $47 Million Series A to Continue Scaling Trajectory and Expand its Product Portfolio with Beef

– Meatable has closed $47m in Series A funding.
– Consortium consists of Dr. Rick Klausner, Section 32, Dr. Jeffrey Leiden, and DSM Venturing.
– Existing investors, such as BlueYard Capital, Agronomics, Humboldt, and Taavet Hinrikus, show continued support.
– Meatable sees great potential in its technology and is betting on the company to solve the industry’s scalability and speed-to-market challenges with its patented opti-ox™ technology.
– Meatable aims to produce cultivated meat for which no animals are slaughtered, fewer GHG emissions are released, and less land and water are required.

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Total investments 70
Average round size 8M
Rounds per year 8.75
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 11
Follow on index 0.31
Group Appearance index 0.83

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zafrens

Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Life Science
$23M11 Dec 2023 San Diego, California, United States

Privy

Cyber Security
Developer APIs
$18M21 Nov 2023 -

Ingonyama

Blockchain
Internet
Internet of Things
$21M09 Nov 2023 Petah Tiqva, HaMerkaz, Israel

AnySignal

$5M16 Oct 2023 -

Castelion

Aerospace
Government
Manufacturing
Military
National Security
$14M05 Oct 2023 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Meatable

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Innovation Management
$36M07 Aug 2023 Delft, South Holland, Netherlands

Chemify

$49M02 Aug 2023 -

Tromero

Machine Learning
$2M18 Jul 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Castelion

Aerospace
Government
Manufacturing
Military
National Security
$5M21 Apr 2023 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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