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Draper Triangle

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jay Katarincic Mike Stubler Tim Draper


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Total investments 71
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 38
Rounds per year 3.09
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
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Exits 18
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Medical Device

Draper Triangle is the famous VC, which was founded in 1999. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Pittsburgh. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Jay Katarincic, Mike Stubler, Tim Draper. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The real fund results show that this VC is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2010. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Draper Triangle performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2010. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Draper Triangle, startups are often financed by Birchmere Ventures, Innovation Works, Early Stage Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are West Capital Advisors, Early Stage Partners, DFJ. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by West Capital Advisors, Birchmere Ventures, Adams Capital Management.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Manufacturing, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Plextronics, TOA Technologies, Locomation. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stimdia Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$16M14 Jul 2022 Minnesota City, Minnesota, United States


Enterprise Software
Financial Services
$50M21 Jun 2022 Detroit, Michigan, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Risk Management
$60M13 Oct 2021 Columbus, Ohio, United States


$20M01 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States


Enterprise Software
Financial Services
$25M11 Mar 2021 Detroit, Michigan, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Risk Management
$12M14 Dec 2020 Columbus, Ohio, United States


Autonomous Vehicles
$10M30 Jun 2020 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
Smart Home
$4M08 May 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Babel Health

Health Care
$5M26 Apr 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Autobooks Secures $25M in Series B Funding

– Autobooks from Detroit secures $25m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by MissionOG with participation from Renaissance Venture Capital, Detroit Venture Partners and Draper Triangle, along with TD Bank Group.
– The new investment will be used to expand operations domestically as well as enter international markets, accelerate product innovation and further engage with large, enterprise banks.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations domestically, as well as enter international markets, accelerate product innovation, further engage with large, enterprise banks and grow its team.


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