Bull City Venture Partners

Founded 2012
Founders David Jones Jason Caplain

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Total investments 16
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 1.78
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
Exits 5
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • CRM
  • Email
Summary

Bull City Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Raleigh.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Bull City Venture Partners is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Bull City Venture Partners performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2015.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are CRM, Software. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline StepLeader, Reveal Mobile, VividCortex The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The fund was created by David Jones, Jason Caplain. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Bull City Venture Partners, startups are often financed by SeventySix Capital, Ryan Allis, Marc Bell Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are IDEA Fund Partners, Grotech Ventures, Alerion Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VentureSouth, IDEA Fund Partners, Zunis Investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Levitate

Contact Management
CRM
Email
Email Marketing
SaaS
Software
$8M25 Feb 2021 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

LaunchNotes

Collaboration
Developer Tools
SaaS
Software
$1M26 Aug 2020 Irvine, California, United States

ServiceTrade

E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
Mobile
Web Apps
$30M04 Aug 2020 Durham, North Carolina, United States

Levitate

Contact Management
CRM
Email
Email Marketing
SaaS
Software
$6M23 Jul 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Reveal Mobile

Analytics
Apps
Marketing
Mobile
Software
$2M28 Apr 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Get Spiffy

Consumer
Internet
Mobile Apps
$10M26 Jun 2019 Durham, North Carolina, United States

Levitate

Contact Management
CRM
Email
Email Marketing
SaaS
Software
$6M20 Jun 2019 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Attila

Information Services
Information Technology
Network Security
$2M31 Oct 2018 Maryland, United States

Get Spiffy

Consumer
Internet
Mobile Apps
$9M17 Jul 2018 Durham, North Carolina, United States
News
Levitate Adds $8M to Series B Round

– Levitate has added $8M of funding to their Series B round, bringing total fundraising to $20M.
– The company’s $8M financing comes from its existing investors (Tippet Venture Partners, Peter Gassner, and Bull City Venture Partners) along with Lipson, who participated in this round personally.
– Levitate is a marketing software platform designed to help small businesses grow through the lost art of keeping in touch.

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