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Breakaway Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dennis Baldwin


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Total investments 23
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.53
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
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Exits 6
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Sports
  • Food and Beverage
  • Retail
  • Brand Marketing

In 2006 was created Breakaway Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Breakaway Ventures, startups are often financed by Founder Collective, Techstars Boston Accelerator, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are General Catalyst, Novel TMT Ventures, Guggenheim Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Signal Peak Ventures, Jump Capital, Suffolk Equity Partners.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Breakaway Ventures works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 19 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2014.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Food and Beverage, E-Commerce. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight M.Gemi, True Fit, Fancred. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Grillo's Pickles

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$4M06 Mar 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Oath Craft Pizza

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Food Trucks
$7M13 Jun 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Mighty Well

Health Care
$250K20 Sep 2016 Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Oath Craft Pizza

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Food Trucks
$4M24 Aug 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

$10M20 Apr 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Sporting Goods
12 Apr 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$18M04 Nov 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$14M24 Mar 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Social Media
$3M21 Aug 2014 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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