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Crescendo Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 115
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 3.97
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 37
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Mobile
  • Semiconductor

In 1993 was created Crescendo Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Palo Alto.

Opposing the other organizations, this Crescendo Ventures works on 3 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The average startup value when the investment from Crescendo Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2010. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Crescendo Ventures, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Intel Capital, Pond Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goldman Sachs, Pond Ventures, Telecom Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TVM Capital, Pond Ventures, Sevin Rosen Funds.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. 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 BroadSoft, Jasper, Relera. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Internet.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Industrial Design
Software Engineering
$23M11 Sep 2013 San Jose, California, United States


Industrial Design
Software Engineering
$6M01 Oct 2012 San Jose, California, United States


$1M01 Jul 2012 Sunnyvale, California, United States


Information Technology
$12M17 May 2012 Austin, Texas, United States


$1M01 Jan 2012 San Francisco, California, United States


Industrial Design
Software Engineering
$10M14 Jun 2010 San Jose, California, United States


$1M31 Dec 2009 San Francisco, California, United States

Arteris IP

Artificial Intelligence
Intellectual Property
$9M18 Dec 2009 California, United States


MMO Games
Social Media
$6M22 Oct 2008 California, United States
env0 Raises $17M in Series A Funding

– env0, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based based provider of remote-run workflow management solutions for cloud deployments, raised $17M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by M12 – Microsoft’s Venture Fund, with participation from existing investors Boldstart Ventures, Grove Ventures, and Crescendo Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand its Infrastructure as Code (IaC) platform.


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