Calibrate Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Jason Schoettler Kevin Dunlap


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 3.33
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Small and Medium Businesses
  • Information Technology

Calibrate Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Pasadena.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6 partakers. Despite the Calibrate Ventures, startups are often financed by True Ventures, Spider Capital, Norwest Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratory Silicon Valley, True Ventures, Tekfen Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Norwest Venture Partners, True Ventures, True Partners Consulting.

The fund was created by Jason Schoettler, Kevin Dunlap. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Calibrate Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Oil and Gas, Transportation. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Realized, Alpha, Broadly.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Small and Medium Businesses
$9M08 Mar 2022 Reno, Nevada, United States

Trellis Research

Information Technology
Legal Tech
$14M27 Oct 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Service Industry
$15M06 Oct 2021 Redwood City, California, United States

GrayMatter Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$4M29 Sep 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Soft Robotics

Advanced Materials
Industrial Automation
$10M29 Jun 2021 Massachusetts, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
$5M02 Feb 2021 Santa Monica, California, United States

Parallel Domain

3D Technology
Autonomous Vehicles
Big Data
Computer Vision
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$11M09 Dec 2020 Palo Alto, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
27 Oct 2020 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Small and Medium Businesses
$5M13 Feb 2020 Reno, Nevada, United States


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