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Bow Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Grady Burnett Vivek Ranadive

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Total investments 42
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 6.00
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 2
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • E-Commerce
  • Biotechnology
  • SaaS
Summary

In 2016 was created Bow Capital, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The current fund was established by Grady Burnett, Vivek Ranadive. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Bow Capital, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, DBL Investors, Amplify.LA. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, Halogen Ventures, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, GV, Vy Capital.

When the investment is from Bow Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Bow Capital performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Evolve Biosystems, RealtyShares, The Flex Company. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Consumer Goods, Manufacturing.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Linus Biotechnology

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$16M05 Jan 2023 New Rochelle, New York, United States

Ambi Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Robotics
$32M17 Oct 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

GrayMatter Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Robotics
$20M16 Aug 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Stoovo

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Freelance
Sharing Economy
Staffing Agency
Virtual Workforce
$4M01 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Heartex

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Open Source
Software
$25M18 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Mothership

Freight Service
Logistics
Transportation
$76M10 May 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Loris

Artificial Intelligence
Computer
Customer Service
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$12M26 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States

Deepcell

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
$73M17 Mar 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Faze

Sports
$17M03 Nov 2021 -
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Ambi Robotics Announces $26 Million Series A Funding Led By Tiger Global

– Ambi Robotics announced the closing of a $26m Series A funding round.
– The investment is led by new investor, Tiger Global Management, and builds on participation from existing investors Bow Capital, Vertex Ventures US and The House Fund.
– The new funding comes at a time of significant customer growth and expansions just five months after the company emerged from stealth.
– The funding round enables Ambi Robotics to scale the team and operations to support rapid deployments of AI-powered robotic systems throughout US supply chain operations.
– Additionally, Ambi Robotics will expand its product and customer support offerings as there are now hundreds of warehouse associates across the US working alongside the company’s automated sorting systems.

Jerry raises $75M at a $450M valuation to build a car ownership ‘super app’

– Jerry, a car ownership marketplace, raised $75m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Goodwater Capital and joined by Bow Capital, Kamerra, Highland Capital Partners and Park West Asset Management.
– The company has raised $132m since its inception in 2017.
– Jerry aims to save its customers time and money on car expenses.
– Jerry launched its car insurance comparison service using artificial intelligence and machine learning in January 2019.

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