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Cross Creek

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Karey Barker


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Total investments 76
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 4.75
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 37
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Health Care
  • Analytics
  • SaaS

Cross Creek appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2006. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Salt Lake City.

The current fund was established by Karey Barker. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Cross Creek, startups are often financed by Greycroft, Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are QuestMark Partners, Greenspring Associates, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Founders Circle Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, QuestMark Partners.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coupang, DocuSign, AppDynamics. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Analytics. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

This Cross Creek works on 18 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Cross Creek is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


3D Printing
Mechanical Engineering
$100M05 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
$40M14 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

Carrum Health

Health Care
$40M07 Jan 2021 South San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$52M16 Apr 2020 South Jordan, Utah, United States

Bright Health Group

Health Care
Health Insurance
$635M17 Dec 2019 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Product Design
Product Management
UX Design
$100M17 Oct 2019 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$115M17 Jul 2019 Bellevue, Washington, United States

MX Technologies

Financial Services
$100M25 Jun 2019 Lehi, Utah, United States

Financial Services
$88M02 Apr 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States


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