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Cava Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Geoff Schneider


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Total investments 18
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 1.29
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
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Exits 6
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Advertising
  • Enterprise Software
  • Fashion
  • Coworking

Cava Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Norwalk. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund was created by Geoff Schneider. The overall number of key employees were 4.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline NeueHouse, EveryScreenMedia, (Acquired by Facebook) We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Cava Capital, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Compound, Verizon Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greycroft, Connecticut Innovations, Compound. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ff Venture Capital, Extreme Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Cava Capital works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$45M04 Dec 2018 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Retail Technology
$3M15 Aug 2018 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States


Retail Technology
$2M05 Jan 2017 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States (Acquired by Facebook)

Identity Management
$4M21 Jan 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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$25M01 Sep 2015 New York, United States


Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Marketing Automation
26 May 2015 New York, New York, United States


Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
$13M18 May 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Commercial Real Estate
Other Commercial Services
$15M01 Sep 2014 New York, United States


Consumer Goods
10 Jul 2014 New York, United States


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