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Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Total investments 34
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 0.53
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Device

DARPA appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1958. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Arlington. The company was established in North America in United States.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this DARPA performs on 7 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the DARPA, startups are often financed by Shaun Coleman, Dylan Taylor, Silicon Valley Bank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NASA, daVinci Capital Group, Western Technology Investment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Space Angels, U.S. Department of Education, Think.Health.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Moderna Therapeutics, NVIDIA, Cogito Corporation. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Artificial Intelligence, Higher Education. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Autonomous Healthcare

Health Care
Medical Device
$225K15 Apr 2021 New Jersey, United States

Chemical Engineering
$1M09 Feb 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Continuity Pharma

$1M06 Oct 2020 Indiana, United States


Health Care
01 Oct 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Big Data
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$1M29 Sep 2020 California, United States


Medical Device
$2M16 Jan 2020 Norfolk, Virginia, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Quantum Computing
19 Nov 2019 Ontario


Medical Device
$6M10 Oct 2019 Massachusetts, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Machine Learning
Sales Automation
$20M05 Sep 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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