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Creative Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Alastair Trueger Champ Suthipongchai James Wang


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 6.67
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Robotics
  • Industrial Automation
  • Information Technology

Creative Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Creative Ventures, startups are often financed by Bold Capital Partners, Applied Ventures, StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Cantos, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, Vulcan Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by The R-Group, LLC, Rogue Venture Partners, Portland Seed Fund.

The fund was created by Alastair Trueger, Champ Suthipongchai, James Wang. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Vericool, Veerum, Alice 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 specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Consumer, Internet of Things.

The high activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$3M01 Aug 2022 Mendoza, Argentina

Oncoustics AI

Health Care
Medical Device
$5M21 Jul 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

FORT Robotics

Cyber Security
Industrial Automation
$25M12 Jul 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Health Care
Information Technology
$1M09 Feb 2022 California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$2M24 Dec 2021 Evanston, Illinois, United States

AM Batteries

Renewable Energy
$3M20 Sep 2021 Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States


Computer Vision
Machine Learning
Natural Resources
$3M03 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Industrial Automation
$13M18 May 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

FORT Robotics

Cyber Security
Industrial Automation
$13M18 Mar 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Food automation startup Picnic raises more cash as it partners with a top Seattle chef and other groups

– Picnic, a Seattle-based food automation startup, raised $16.3m in new financing.
– The round was led by Thursday Ventures and joined by existing investors Flying Fish Partners, Vulcan Capital, and Creative Ventures.
– The company is also entering a strategic culinary and chef partnership with Seattle’s Ethan Stowell Restaurants which will allow Picnic to showcase its capabilities at local activities like pop-up shops and other events.
– The company employs 25 people and plans to expand significantly over the next year, hiring in sales, marketing and engineering.

VenoStent Raises $2.3M Seed Funding

– VenoStent, an advanced materials company, today announced $2.3 million in seed funding.
– The company leverages its unique polymer engineering technology to develop bioresorbable slip-on polymer wraps, called SelfWrap.
– The product is aimed to eliminate vascular surgery failures, at first targeting vascular access surgery required to initiate hemodialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients.
Creative Ventures led the round with participation from IAG Capital Partners, C3 Ventures, Olima Ventures, Texas Halo Fund, Cowtown Angels, and SP Investment Fund, among other prominent investors.
– This brings the total funding to date to more than $6 million.


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