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Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco


Bolt is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2013. The primary office of this VC is located in San Francisco. The fund is located in United States, North America.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. When Bolt invests, the average start-up valuation is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Robotics, Consumer Electronics. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund.

The fund was established by Axel Bichara, Ben Einstein, Scott N. Miller.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Aside from Bolt, start-ups are often funded by MassChallenge, gener8tor, Y Combinator and 7 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Prelude Ventures, LLC, Capricorn Investment Group, CRV, the total number of co-investors is 21. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Will Herman, RRE Ventures, Prelude Ventures, LLC, as well as 39 other investors.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.5% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

MassChallenge, gener8tor, Y Combinator

Funds Investing in Following

RRE Ventures, Prelude Ventures, LLC

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