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Bonfire Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jim Andelman Mark Mullen

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Total investments 99
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 5.82
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.39
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

The main department of described VC is located in the Los Angeles. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund was created by Jim Andelman, Mark Mullen. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bonfire Ventures, startups are often financed by Root Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, Amplify.LA. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greycroft, Industry Ventures, Amplify.LA. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TenOneTen Ventures, Double M Partners, Crosscut Ventures.

The average startup value when the investment from Bonfire Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Branch, Spekit, Brainbase. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, E-Commerce. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Operative Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Information Technology
Software
$3M05 Dec 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Prado

E-Commerce
$5M21 Nov 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

CalmWave

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Hospital
$4M15 Nov 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Credit Key

E-Commerce
Financial Services
Payments
$15M19 Oct 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Fermata Discovery

Law Enforcement
SaaS
Software
$3M18 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Brightflow.ai

$15M21 Sep 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

Demoleap

$4M18 Aug 2022 -

Boulevard

B2B
Internet
SaaS
Software
$70M10 Aug 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

ProPhone

Internet
Mobile Apps
Software
Unified Communications
$5M08 Aug 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
News
Vintra Secures $9.125M in Funding

– Vintra, Inc. from San Jose develops AI-powered video analytics solutions.
– The company raised $9.125M in funding.
– The round was led by Morpheus Ventures with participation from Lavrock Ventures and existing investors – Vertex Ventures US and Bonfire Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s operations and business reach.

Disqo Raises $85M in Series B Funding

– Disqo is a consumer insights platform based in Los Angeles, CA.
– Company closed an $85m Series B growth funding.
– The round was led by Sageview Capital with participation from March Capital, Valuestream Ventures, and existing investors Alpha Edison and Bonfire Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at scaling the company’s operations and accelerating its product roadmap.

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