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CIT GAP Funds

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 181
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$649K
Portfolio companies 157
Rounds per year 9.53
Lead investments 29
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.13
Exits 35
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
  • Biotechnology
Summary

In 2003 was created CIT GAP Funds, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Herndon.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from CIT GAP Funds is 1-5 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this CIT GAP Funds performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the CIT GAP Funds, startups are often financed by Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Innovative Technology, Acceleprise. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are New Dominion Angels, J. Hunt Holdings, Blu Venture Investors. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by New Dominion Angels, New Enterprise Associates, Osage Venture Partners.

We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Distil Networks, ThreatQuotient, VanGogh Imaging The fund has no specific favorite 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. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Internet. 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

RegScale

Compliance
Software
$20M02 Aug 2022 Mclean, Virginia, United States

Card Isle

Gift Card
Hardware
12 Jul 2022 Virginia, United States

Linebird

Drones
Industrial Automation
Information Technology
Software
08 Jul 2022 Richmond, Virginia, United States

Canopie

Health Care
Therapeutics
Wellness
06 Jul 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Lynk Global

Information Technology
Internet
Internet of Things
$1M05 Jul 2022 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Happied

Event Management
Food and Beverage
$1M28 Feb 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Bear Analytics

Analytics
25 Jan 2022 -

CarpeDM

Dating
Internet
Social Network
23 Dec 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

LevelFields

Artificial Intelligence
07 Dec 2021 Vienna, Virginia, United States
News
Ostendio Raises Series A Funding

– Ostendio is an Arlington, VA-based provider of always-on integrated risk management technology that makes it easy to build, operate, and showcase a security program.
– The company closed a Series A funding of undisclosed amount.
– The round was led by Osage Venture Partners and included follow-on investments from Blu Venture Investors, CIT GAP Funds, and other existing investors.
– The new investment will be aimed at the expansion of its network of audit partners (Auditor Connect) and its vendor risk management solution (Vendor Connect).

AtWork Systems Secures New Financing

– AtWork Systems, a computer software company based in Herndon, Virginia, secured a new financing.
– The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that CIT GAP Funds has invested in AtWork Systems.
– The company will use this investment to support growth and continued technology enhancements.

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