Broadline Capital

Broadline Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


Broadline Capital is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2005. This investor is located in North America, United States. The main office of this VC is situated in New York.

The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 6-10 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Medical Device, Life Science. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are EndoSphere Inc., China Rapid Finance, Powermers Inc..

The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. In comparison with other funds, Broadline Capital makes 12 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. When Broadline Capital invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2011. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 30 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2017.

The fund was established by Chris Thorne. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 6.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Aside from Broadline Capital, start-ups are often funded by Northwater Capital, Rev1 Ventures, Queen City Angels. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Rev1 Ventures, Northwater Capital, Queen City Angels. The investors in the following rounds are usually Rev1 Ventures, QED Investors, Ohio Department of Development.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

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

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

66.7% 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]

37.5% 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]

0.2 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.57 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Northwater Capital, Rev1 Ventures, Queen City Angels

Funds Investing in Following

Rev1 Ventures, QED Investors, Ohio Department of Development

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