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Boost VC

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Adam Draper Brayton Williams


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Total investments 271
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 227
Rounds per year 27.10
Lead investments 20
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Virtual Reality
  • FinTech
  • Bitcoin
  • Blockchain

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Augmented Reality
Big Data
Virtual Reality
$2M13 Sep 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SFA Therapeutics

$4M20 Jun 2022 Pennsylvania, United States


$2M07 Jun 2022 California, United States

Skybound Entertainment

Digital Entertainment
Media and Entertainment
17 May 2022 California, United States


$1M11 May 2022 -

Flux Marine

Marine Transportation
$15M30 Mar 2022 Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Virtual Reality
$12M26 Jan 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Exclosure

$850K18 Jan 2022 -

Aquifer Motion

3D Technology
Media and Entertainment
$2M09 Dec 2021 Austin, Texas, United States
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 VP of Finance and Operations, and Vincent Silvey as VP of Engineering.

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.


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