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Cambridge Companies

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Michael Bash


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 0.41
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Organic Food
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail

Cambridge Companies appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1963. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Las Vegas. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The current fund was established by Michael Bash. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Cambridge Companies, startups are often financed by Space Pirates, Mucker Capital, LayJax Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Katjesgreenfood, ZX Ventures, Steelpoint Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SWAT Equity Partners, S2G Ventures, CAVU Venture Partners.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive 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. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Organic Food, E-Commerce. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Owl's Brew, Foodstirs, Cora.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Once Upon a Farm

Food and Beverage
Health Care
Snack Food
$52M09 Mar 2022 San Diego, California, United States


Consumer Electronics
Food and Beverage
$7M21 Sep 2021 Beverly Hills, California, United States

Owl's Brew

Craft Beer
Food and Beverage
$9M30 Aug 2021 New York, New York, United States

RPM Training

06 Jul 2021 Campbell, California, United States


Health Care
01 Apr 2021 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Starbird Chicken

Food and Beverage
$4M09 Dec 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Better Choice Company

Animal Feed
$21M02 Oct 2020 New York, United States


Consumer Electronics
01 Aug 2020 Costa Mesa, California, United States

Vive Organic

Food and Beverage
Organic Food
$13M23 Jul 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States


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