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Early Light Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Cal Simmons Greg Cangialosi Mark Joseph Sam Diener Scott Garber


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Total investments 29
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 9.67
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Retail

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$3M21 Nov 2022 Alberta, Canada


Employee Benefits
Human Resources
$5M11 Feb 2022 Fort Myers, Florida, United States

Sunstone Credit

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
Small and Medium Businesses
10 Feb 2022 Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Bark Social

$2M02 Feb 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


$3M08 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Real Estate
$20M20 Oct 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
$9M12 Oct 2021 Fulton, Maryland, United States


$1M01 Oct 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

DynamiCare Health

Health Care
$1M30 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
UpEquity Closes $50M Series B Funding Round to Democratize Homebuying

– UpEquity has closed a $50m Series B funding round led by S3 Ventures with $20m in equity and $30m in debt.
Next Coast Ventures also participated in the round, along with BP Capital Management, Alumni Ventures, Gaingels, Launchpad Capital and Early Light Ventures.
– UpEquity has seen year-over-year revenue growth of 500% and has raised a total of $77m to date.
– The company anticipates originating more than $1bn in mortgages over the next 12 months.
S3 Ventures Partner Charlie Plauche will be joining the UpEquity board.
– UpEquity is part of a new class of startups called Power Buyers that are enabling homebuyers to make all-cash offers.


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