Columbia Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 192
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 101
Rounds per year 5.82
Lead investments 34
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 53
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile

In 1989 was created Columbia Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Alexandria.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Columbia Capital, startups are often financed by Battery Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Shelter Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Telcom Ventures, RRE Ventures, Highland Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by RRE Ventures, GGV Capital, Intel Capital.

We also calculated 9 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has 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. 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 Zayo, Riverbed Technology, BroadSoft. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Computer, Mobile.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Columbia Capital performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Columbia Capital is 50-100 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ONE Championship

Media and Entertainment
$179M08 Dec 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$30M05 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
17 Feb 2021 Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland


Satellite Communication
$61M02 Feb 2021 Virginia, United States


Information Technology
01 Dec 2020 Sandy, Utah, United States

Location Based Services
$120M15 Jan 2020 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Lemongrass Consulting

Information Technology
$10M14 Jan 2020 England

Enterprise Software
$10M18 Dec 2019 Centennial, Colorado, United States

Nisos Inc.

Information Technology
$6M28 Jan 2019 Alexandria, Virginia, United States


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