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Coastal Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Rich Bravman


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Total investments 6
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 4
Lead investments 1
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Exits 1
Key employees 1
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Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Analytics
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Electronics

The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Carmel Valley.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2013. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This Coastal Ventures works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 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. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Communities, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ten Percent Happier, SciAps, The NewsMarket. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Coastal Ventures, startups are often financed by Techstars Boston Accelerator, Techstars, Rand Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rand Capital, Hearst Ventures, Trinity Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rand Capital, Hearst Ventures, Battery Ventures.

The fund was created by Rich Bravman. The overall number of key employees were 1.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Consumer Goods
$7M30 Jun 2022 Burlington, Vermont, United States

Ten Percent Happier

Health Care
$3M05 Jun 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Industrial Manufacturing
$2M21 Nov 2013 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States


Industrial Manufacturing
$1M26 Jul 2013 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Media and Entertainment
$10M07 Oct 2005 New York, New York, United States

Media and Entertainment
20 Apr 2004 New York, New York, United States


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