Boldstart Ventures Founded 2010
Founders Ed Sim
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Total investments 34
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 3.09
Lead investments 12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
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Seed
Areas of investment
Analytics
Enterprise Software
Internet
SaaS
Software
Summary

Boldstart Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Ed Sim. The overall number of key employees were 6.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight REBEL, Indiegogo, Crew. 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 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 Analytics, Information Technology.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. This Boldstart Ventures works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Boldstart Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Boldstart Ventures, startups are often financed by Plug and Play, New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BoxGroup, Plug and Play, New Enterprise Associates. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Accomplice, Comcast Ventures, Sequoia Capital.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Klipfolio
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
Series B
9M05 Jan 2017 Canada, (Old) Ottawa
NALEJ® /knowledge/ Corporation
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Internet of Things
PaaS
SaaS
Software
Seed
3M01 Dec 2016 United States, New York
NALEJ® /knowledge/ Corporation
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Internet of Things
PaaS
SaaS
Software
Seed
2M01 Jul 2019 United States, New York
Snyk
Developer Tools
Open Source
Security
Software
Series C
150M21 Jan 2020 United Kingdom, Boston
Snyk
Developer Tools
Open Source
Security
Software
Series A
7M06 Mar 2018 United Kingdom, Boston
Snyk
Developer Tools
Open Source
Security
Software
Seed
3M27 Jan 2016 United Kingdom, Boston
Klipfolio
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
Series A
6M25 Feb 2015 Canada, (Old) Ottawa
Manifold.co
Cloud Computing
Developer Tools
Internet
Seed
06 Jun 2016 Canada, Halifax
Klipfolio
Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
Seed
1M16 Feb 2014 Canada, (Old) Ottawa
Zillabyte
Analytics
Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Developer Tools
Software
Seed
1M05 Jun 2013 Panama, San Francisco
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