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Columbia Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 9
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.26
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Augmented Reality
  • Wearables
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Software
  • Hardware

Columbia Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1987. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Vancouver. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Saladax Biomedical, RealWear, NewCross Technologies For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Augmented Reality, Delivery. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Columbia Ventures, startups are often financed by Sterling Payot, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Consor Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sterling Payot, Rogue Venture Partners, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by The R-Group, LLC, Teradyne, TechNexus Venture Collaborative.

The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This Columbia Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 51 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2008.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Augmented Reality
Consumer Electronics
$25M01 Jun 2022 Vancouver, Washington, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Life Science
Machine Learning
$10M14 Jan 2020 Vancouver, Washington, United States


Augmented Reality
Consumer Electronics
$5M20 Feb 2019 Vancouver, Washington, United States


Augmented Reality
Consumer Electronics
$19M02 Feb 2018 Vancouver, Washington, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
$1M19 Dec 2017 Portland, Oregon, United States

Saladax Biomedical

Health Care
$3M25 Aug 2008 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States


$10M01 Apr 2008 New Jersey, United States

Web Hosting
$3M07 Mar 2007 Vancouver, Washington, United States

Web Hosting
$5M06 Oct 2005 Vancouver, Washington, United States


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