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Capital Factory

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Andrew Busey Bryan Menell Gordon Daugherty Joshua Baer Sam Decker

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Total investments 187
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 155
Rounds per year 14.38
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 17
Key employees 26
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Mobile
  • Health Care
Summary

Capital Factory is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Austin. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Analytics. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SpareFoot, OutboundEngine, OneDrop Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 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.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Capital Factory, startups are often financed by Techstars, Techstars Ventures, Mercury Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Next Coast Ventures, LiveOak Venture Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mercury Fund, Noro-Moseley Partners, NextGen Venture Partners.

This organization was formed by Bryan Menell, Joshua Baer, Sam Decker. We also calculated 26 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. When the investment is from Capital Factory the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Capital Factory works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Traxyl

Optical Communication
$5M13 Oct 2022 Virginia, United States

Carbon Counts

Computer
Online Games
Software
$4M24 Aug 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Keen Technologies

Corporate Training
EdTech
Education
Software
$20M19 Aug 2022 Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States

Clutch

Apps
Digital Marketing
Marketing
Professional Services
Social Media
$1M04 Aug 2022 Houston, Texas, United States

Nada

Home Services
Information Technology
Real Estate
$8M25 Jul 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

De Oro Devices

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$2M08 Jun 2022 San Luis Obispo, California, United States

Colorcast

Apps
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Software
$3M07 Jun 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Apptronik

$14M31 May 2022 -

Phantom Neuro

Biotechnology
Medical
$3M25 Mar 2022 Austin, Texas, United States
News
Income Insurance Startup Asteya Launches With $10 Million in Funding

– Income insurance startup Asteya announces its launch and disclosed fundraising of $10 million.
– Investors include I2BF Ventures, Capital Factory, Cap Meridian Ventures, Northstar Ventures, Atrum, as well as angel investors Whitney Wolfe Herd and Geeta Sankappanavar.
– Asteya™ was founded by CEO Alex Williamson, the former Chief Brand Officer at Bumble and Hadi Radwan, Chief Product Officer.
– The company is working with A-rated carriers including Munich Re and certain underwriters at Lloyd’s.
– Asteya’s solution is purpose-built to help give people peace of mind through the unanticipated circumstances that have increasingly become facts of life.
– Asteya’s applications are completely online and users may get coverage within minutes rather than days and weeks.

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