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Bonaventure Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Steve Dauphin


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.46
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Software
  • B2B
  • E-Commerce
  • Subscription Service

In 1998 was created Bonaventure Capital, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Birmingham.

The current fund was established by Steve Dauphin. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Second Nature, Rachio, Musicbank. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of more than 20 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bonaventure Capital, startups are often financed by eLab Ventures, Urban Us, Upslope Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fidelis Capital, eLab Ventures, Upslope Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Revolution, One Better Ventures, Fidelis Capital.

The top activity for fund was in 2000. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Bonaventure Capital works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Internet of Things
Museums and Historical Sites
$3M09 May 2022 Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Red Sea Farms

$6M15 Aug 2021 Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Second Nature

Delivery Service
Subscription Service
$16M25 Mar 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Consumer Electronics
Smart Home
$10M20 Mar 2018 Denver, Colorado, United States

Second Nature

Delivery Service
Subscription Service
$6M25 Jul 2017 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Deep Fiber Solutions

Service Industry
$8M21 Apr 2017 Roswell, Georgia, United States


Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$4M30 Mar 2015 Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Enterprise Software
Service Industry
08 Mar 2013 Birmingham, Alabama, United States


$20M07 Jul 2000 San Francisco, California, United States


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