Columbia Pacific Advisors

Columbia Pacific Advisors

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Headquarters Location

United States, Seattle


Columbia Pacific Advisors was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in Seattle. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The fund generally invests in less than 2 deals every year. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 16 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2015. Columbia Pacific Advisors participates, on average, in 20 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. At the time of investment by Columbia Pacific Advisors, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2019. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides Columbia Pacific Advisors, start-ups are typically funded by Ignition Partners, Greylock Partners, Accel and 5 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Unlock Venture Partners, Union Bay Partners, Tom Williams, overall with 2 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Union Bay Partners, Unlock Venture Partners, Tom Williams.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Lighthouse eDiscovery, Healthspring, Clarity Health Services. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Ediscovery, Medical Device. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 11 more areas of investment.

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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first last_initial, first

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

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


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

16.7% of cases

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

1.7 years

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

0.13 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Ignition Partners, Greylock Partners, Accel

Funds Investing in Following

Union Bay Partners, Unlock Venture Partners

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