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Dominion Ventures

Dominion Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Walnut Creek


Dominion Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1985. The primary office of this VC is located in Walnut Creek. This investor is located in North America, United States.

We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Information Technology, Marketing. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. NextPage, Communispace, InterSense are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5 others. Along with Dominion Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Zero Stage Capital, Vanguard Atlantic, The Aurora Funds. The fund often co-invests with Zero Stage Capital, Foundation Capital, Claflin Capital Management, overall with 2 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by 180 Degree Capital, Oak Investment Partners, DFJ, out of 1 investor from our database.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. In real terms, this VC performs 5 percentage points more exits than other funds. In comparison with other funds, Dominion Ventures makes 21 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2011. This fund was the most active in 2000. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.4 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Zero Stage Capital, Vanguard Atlantic, The Aurora Funds

Funds Investing in Following

180 Degree Capital, Oak Investment Partners, DFJ

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