Cervin Ventures

Cervin Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park


Cervin Ventures was established in 2008, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Menlo Park. This investor is located in North America, United States.

This VC was founded by Neeraj Gupta, Preetish Nijhawan. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 8.

Cervin Ventures is involved in 16 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 8 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2018. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Aside from Cervin Ventures, start-ups are often funded by New Enterprise Associates, StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund), Serra Ventures and 14 other funds. The fund often co-invests with New Enterprise Associates, Canvas Ventures, SoftBank Capital, overall with 19 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Canvas Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and 13 VCs in total.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Enterprise Software, Advertising. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. EdCast, AllyO, Bungee are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: cervinventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

95.8% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

29.5% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.15 out of 1

Funds Investing in Following

Canvas Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, New Enterprise Associates

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