Breakaway Ventures

Breakaway Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Boston


Breakaway Ventures was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in United States, North America. The the headquarters of this VC is in Boston.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Along with Breakaway Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Founder Collective, Techstars Boston Accelerator, Techstars as well as 4 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are General Catalyst, Novel TMT Ventures, Guggenheim Partners, the total number of co-investors is 6. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Signal Peak Ventures, Jump Capital, Suffolk Equity Partners, out of 7 investors from our database.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 3 key employees of this fund in our database.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Food and Beverage, E-Commerce. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 10 more industries for this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 1 and less years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. M.Gemi, True Fit, Fancred are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 19 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In 2014, the fund's activity was at its peak. The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. Breakaway Ventures is involved in 23 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

23.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.4 years

Funds Investing in Previous

Founder Collective, Techstars Boston Accelerator, Techstars

Funds Investing in Following

Signal Peak Ventures, Jump Capital, Suffolk Equity Partners

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