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Boston Syndicates (BOSS)

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Internet
  • Education

Boston Syndicates (BOSS) is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2013. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Boston. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2015. This Boston Syndicates (BOSS) works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Boston Syndicates (BOSS), startups are often financed by Techstars, Techstars Boston Accelerator, Right Side Capital Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mike Volpe, Where Angels Fund, Rough Draft Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Marc Bell Ventures, Mike Volpe, Accomplice.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Cuseum, Elsen, Drafted Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Advertising, Education. 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. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alpha Vantage

Developer APIs
$2M20 Aug 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Own Up

Consumer Lending
Financial Services
Real Estate
$2M02 May 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Augmented Reality
Human Computer Interaction
Virtual Reality
$2M21 Dec 2016 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Enterprise Software
Knowledge Management
$664K25 May 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Consumer Electronics
Health Care
$1M24 May 2016 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Enterprise Software
Knowledge Management
$250K26 Mar 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Business/Productivity Software
Human Capital Services
Online Portals
$250K10 Dec 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Market Research
Motion Capture
$2M16 Nov 2015 New York, New York, United States

Faceforward Inc.

$250K09 Nov 2015 Beverly Hills, California, United States


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