DBL Investors Founded 2004
Founders Ira Ehrenpreis Nancy Pfund
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Total investments 24
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$38M
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 1.41
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Debt
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
CleanTech
Financial Services
Health Care
Impact Investing
Information Technology
Sustainability
Venture Capital
Summary

DBL Investors is the famous VC, which was founded in 2004. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from DBL Investors the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. This DBL Investors works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SolarCity, The RealReal, View 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Energy, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the DBL Investors, startups are often financed by Trident Capital, XSeed Capital, Sigma Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are DFJ, Trident Capital, The Westly Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by DFJ, e.ventures, Trident Capital.

The current fund was established by Nancy Pfund. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
BrightSource Energy
Energy
Renewable Energy
Solar
Series E
201M31 Mar 2011 United States, Oakland
eMeter
Consumer Software
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Professional Services
Software
Series E
12M10 Apr 2008
BrainScope Company
Biotechnology
DSP
Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Venture - Series Unknown
16M31 Aug 2017 United States, Bethesda
Siva Power
Electronics
Energy
Government
Manufacturing
Venture - Series Unknown
15M19 Jun 2014 United States, San Jose
Siva Power
Electronics
Energy
Government
Manufacturing
Series D
5M07 Mar 2016 United States, San Jose
BrightSource Energy
Energy
Renewable Energy
Solar
Series F
80M24 Oct 2012 United States, Oakland
SolarCity
Series E
21M14 Jul 2010
SolarCity
Series F
20M01 Jul 2011
BrightSource Energy
Energy
Renewable Energy
Solar
Series C
115M27 Jun 2008 United States, Oakland
MeeVee
Internet
Media and Entertainment
Video
Series C
8M01 Aug 2006 United States, Burlingame
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