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CAVU Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Brett Thomas Clayton Christopher Rohan Oza


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Total investments 29
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 4.14
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Care
  • Food Processing
  • Consumer Goods
  • Organic Food

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the CAVU Venture Partners, startups are often financed by 301 INC, PowerPlant Ventures, CircleUp Growth Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 301 INC, General Mills, Waverley Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by 301 INC, Trinity Ventures, Total Access Fund.

The fund was created by Brett Thomas.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Consumer Goods, Food Processing. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bulletproof, Kite Hill, Once Upon a Farm.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 42 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$10M10 Nov 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States

Native Pet

Food and Beverage
$6M24 Mar 2022 City of Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Once Upon a Farm

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

Made by Nacho

Animal Feed
Consumer Goods
$14M23 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States


Monitoring Equipment
Other Healthcare Technology Systems
$200M30 Aug 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Health Care
$13M14 Jul 2021 Dallas, Texas, United States

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Life Science
Medical Device
$235M13 May 2021 San Diego, California, United States


Consumer Goods
Dietary Supplements
Food and Beverage
$13M15 Sep 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States


Food and Beverage
Health Care
$20M23 Jul 2019 Los Angeles, California, United States
Russell Westbrook, Chainsmokers join group pouring $13.5M into prebiotic soda brand Poppi

– Poppi, a prebiotic soda brand, raised $13.5m in Series A2 funding.
– The participants in the round were CAVU Ventures and sports and entertainment celebrities like Russell Westbrook, the Chainsmokers, 24kGoldn, Kygo, Halsey, Kevin Love, Ellie Goulding, Olivia Munn, Nicole Scherzinger, Chantel Jeffries, Bryce Hall, Noah Beck, Josh Richards, Griffin Johnson and Blake Gray.
– The company is on a mission to lead in the new category of “functional soda” by offering a better-for-you product that also tastes good.

Obé Fitness raises $15M for its personality-driven exercise platform

– Obé Fitness, a fitness platform, raised $15m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by CAVU Venture Partners and featured Athleta, Samsung Next, Wheelhouse Entertainment and WW International along with previous investors Cassius Ventures, Ludlow Ventures, Harris Blitzer Sports Entertainment and BDMI.
– It brings Obé to a valuation of $100m.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its content library and grow its user base.


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