DAG Ventures

Founded 2004
Founders Tom Goodrich

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Total investments 216
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 145
Rounds per year 12.71
Lead investments 28
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 86
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • SaaS
Summary

DAG Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2001. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2008. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from DAG Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. This DAG Ventures works on 7 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The fund was created by Tom Goodrich. Besides them, we counted 8 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the DAG Ventures, startups are often financed by Benchmark, Kleiner Perkins, Index Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Redpoint, Integral Capital Partners, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price, Bright Capital.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Enterprise Software. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. 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 Grubhub, FireEye, Eventbrite

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Algolia

Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Product Search
SaaS
Search Engine
Semantic Search
Software
Vertical Search
1
$150M28 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

Rec Room

Augmented Reality
Communication Software
Entertainment Software
Social/Platform Software
Software
Virtual Reality
1
$20M17 Dec 2020 United States, Seattle

Data Center
Data Storage
Data Visualization
Database
Hardware
Information Technology
Software
1
$25M13 Aug 2019 United States, San Jose

TrustArc

Compliance
Enterprise Software
Marketing
Mobile
Privacy
SaaS
Software
1
$70M10 Jul 2019 United States, San Francisco

Wonolo

Local
Marketplace
Staffing Agency
1
$32M19 Nov 2018 United States, San Francisco

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Asset Management
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
IT Infrastructure
IT Management
Predictive Analytics
1
$27M16 Oct 2018 United States, San Jose

ClearStory Data

Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Collaboration
Enterprise Software
SaaS
1
$15M21 Mar 2018 United States, " United States"}

Vectra

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
Software
1
$36M21 Feb 2018 United States, San Jose

ARMO BioSciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical Device
1
$67M29 Aug 2017 United States, Redwood City

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