Capital Factory

Founded 2009
Founders Andrew Busey Bryan Menell Gordon Daugherty Joshua Baer Sam Decker


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Total investments 139
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 140
Rounds per year 11.58
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 17
Key employees 26
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Health Care
  • Internet

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


$1M04 Jun 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Consumer Goods
$2M21 Apr 2021 Dallas, Texas, United States

Wonder Dynamics

Artificial Intelligence
Digital Entertainment
Machine Learning
Media and Entertainment
$2M10 Apr 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Financial Services
$10M18 Mar 2021 Miami, Florida, United States


Digital Marketing
$8M01 Mar 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Sunroom Rentals

Consumer Software
Real Estate
$11M23 Feb 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Augmented Reality
Video Games
$4M28 Jan 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$3M21 Dec 2020 Austin, Texas, United States


$3M12 Jun 2020 Houston, Texas, United States
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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