Boost VC

Founded 2012
Founders Adam Draper Brayton Williams

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Total investments 233
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 216
Rounds per year 25.89
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 22
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Virtual Reality
  • Bitcoin
  • FinTech
  • Cryptocurrency
Summary

Boost VC is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Mateo.

The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Boost VC is 1-5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Boost VC performs on 20 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The current fund was established by Adam Draper, Brayton Williams. 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 2-3 partakers. Despite the Boost VC, startups are often financed by Digital Currency Group, Y Combinator, LAUNCHub Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tim Draper, Draper Associates, The Venture Reality Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tim Draper, Pantera Capital, Digital Finance Group.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Bitcoin, Augmented Reality. 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. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coinbase, Filecoin, Veem. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Octane AI

Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Internet
Marketing Automation
Messaging
SaaS
SMS
Social Media Advertising
n/a
$5M20 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

HumanFirst

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
1
$12M31 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Agnostiq

Cyber Security
Quantum Computing
Security
Software
1
$1M13 May 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

Lobus

Enterprise Software
FinTech
Information Technology
Internet
Marketplace
Software
n/a
$6M29 Apr 2021 United States, New York

DFX Finance

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Ethereum
Financial Exchanges
FinTech
1
$5M24 Feb 2021 United Kingdom, London

Sunroom Rentals

Consumer Software
Internet
Real Estate
1
$11M23 Feb 2021 United States, Austin

Launcher

3D Printing
Aerospace
1
$11M06 Feb 2021 United States, New York

Aerospace
Product Research
Transportation
1
$3M21 Jan 2021 United States, " United States"}

Sealed

B2B
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Logistics
1
17 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco
News
Octane AI Raises $5M in Funding
– Octane AI from San Francisco develops a data marketing platform to help ecommerce marketers collect zero-party data and power a personalized customer journey. – The company raised $5m in funding. – The round was led by Javelin Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Bullpen Capital, General Catalyst and Boost VC. – In conjunction with the funding, the company added Alex Gurevich, Managing Director at Javelin Venture Partners, as a Board Observer, Alex Gurevich (a different one) as new... Read more
Agnostiq Raises $2M in Seed Funding
– Agnostiq, Inc. from Toronto is a quantum computing SaaS startup. – The company raised $2m in seed funding. – The round was led by Differential Ventures, with follow-on participation from Scout Ventures, Tensility Venture Partners, Boost VC, and Green Egg Ventures. – The new investment will be used for continued development of its software platform. Read more

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