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Dell

Founders Ingrid Vanderveldt Michael Dell

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Total investments 30
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$43M
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 0.81
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.10
Exits 18
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Dell is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1984. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Round Rock.

The current fund was established by Michael Dell. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Dell, startups are often financed by Venrock, The Carlyle Group, TL Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venrock, The Carlyle Group, TL Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, TCV, Shell Internet Ventures B.V.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2000. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Dell works on 33 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2000.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight VMware, Blackboard, Fusion-io. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Infrastructure, Marketing. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

FogHorn

Industrial
Internet of Things
Robotics
Software
$30M04 Oct 2017 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Fusion-io

Cloud Computing
Database
Enterprise Software
Flash Storage
Infrastructure
Software
Virtualization
$47M07 Apr 2009 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

NextIO

Information Technology
$18M29 Feb 2008 Austin, Texas, United States

2Wire

Communications Infrastructure
Internet
Telecommunications
$27M15 Nov 2002 San Jose, California, United States

SiRF Technology

Enterprise Software
GPS
Hardware
Navigation
Semiconductor
Software
$19M11 Mar 2002 San Jose, California, United States

SmartPipes

B2B
Infrastructure
Software
$20M23 Jul 2001 London, England, United Kingdom

VMware

Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$20M25 May 2000 Palo Alto, California, United States

Ubicom

Content Delivery Network
Software
Telecommunications
$42M22 May 2000 San Jose, California, United States

2nd Century

Internet
Service Industry
Telecommunications
$75M16 May 2000 Tampa, Florida, United States

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