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BlueYard Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ciaru00e1n O'Leary Jason Whitmire


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Total investments 55
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 36
Rounds per year 7.86
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Collaboration

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


Environmental Engineering
Health Care
Renewable Energy
$8M11 Jan 2023 Berkeley, California, United States


$20M28 Nov 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Cyber Security
01 Nov 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Next Matter

Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Real Time
$16M14 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$10M06 Jun 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


$5M20 May 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Cyber Security
Developer APIs
$8M20 Apr 2022 -


Financial Services
05 Apr 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Online Games
$575K01 Apr 2022 -
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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