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Costanoa Ventures

Founders Greg Sands

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Total investments 195
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 99
Rounds per year 16.25
Lead investments 37
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 20
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
Summary

Costanoa Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

The current fund was established by Greg Sands. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from Costanoa Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Costanoa Ventures works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The real fund results show that this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Costanoa Ventures, startups are often financed by Blackbird Ventures (Australia), True Ventures, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Foundry Group, True Ventures, Industry Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Uncork Capital, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Salesforce Ventures.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 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 fund investment industries, there are Advertising, Education. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Datalogix, Demandbase, Bugcrowd

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Shepherd

Construction
Insurance
$13M07 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Delphina

Predictive Analytics
Software
$7M13 Dec 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

BrightGo

Information Technology
Janitorial Service
SaaS
$3M13 Nov 2023 San Bruno, California, United States

Mindtrip

Artificial Intelligence
Travel
$7M07 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Kepler Communications

Satellite Communication
Telecommunications
$92M13 Apr 2023 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Assis

Information Technology
Internet
Software
$5M10 Apr 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Smile Identity

Apps
Financial Services
Identity Management
$20M14 Feb 2023 Oakland, California, United States

Smile Identity

Apps
Financial Services
Identity Management
$20M13 Feb 2023 Oakland, California, United States

Vannevar Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
$75M18 Jan 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States
News
Bigeye Raises $45M in Series B Funding

– Bigeye is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a data observability platform.
– Company raised $45m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Coatue with participation from existing investors, Sequoia Capital and Costanoa Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to scale the team, continue building on its product leadership, and expand its business reach.

Poised to Transform the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Cresicor Raises $5.6 Million in Seed Funding

– Cresicor, a consumer packaged goods (CPG) trade promotion management (TPM) platform startup, announced they have raised $5.6 Million in seed funding led by Costanoa Ventures with participation from Torch Capital.
– Trade promotions are the second largest spending cost that many companies incur, only behind manufacturing; companies often reinvest up to 20% of their revenue on them. Currently, TPM is often done manually – both inefficient and expensive – typically in Excel or Google Sheets.
– With CPG sales topping $720 billion dollars in just the United States in 2020, it is truly an untapped growth market.

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Total investments 195
Average round size 15M
Rounds per year 16.25
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 37
Follow on index 0.48
Exits 20
Group Appearance index 0.92

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Shepherd

Construction
Insurance
$13M07 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Delphina

Predictive Analytics
Software
$7M13 Dec 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

BrightGo

Information Technology
Janitorial Service
SaaS
$3M13 Nov 2023 San Bruno, California, United States

Mindtrip

Artificial Intelligence
Travel
$7M07 Sep 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Kepler Communications

Satellite Communication
Telecommunications
$92M13 Apr 2023 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Assis

Information Technology
Internet
Software
$5M10 Apr 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Smile Identity

Apps
Financial Services
Identity Management
$20M14 Feb 2023 Oakland, California, United States

Smile Identity

Apps
Financial Services
Identity Management
$20M13 Feb 2023 Oakland, California, United States

Vannevar Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
$75M18 Jan 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States
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