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EDF Ventures

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Total investments 44
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 1.26
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 13
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Device
  • Medical
  • Manufacturing

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Ann Arbor. The company was established in North America in United States.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this EDF Ventures works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2007. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. When the investment is from EDF Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Manufacturing, Messaging. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Direct Flow Medical, Alfalight, Sonoma Orthopedics. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has 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. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the EDF Ventures, startups are often financed by The Vertical Group, Maryland Venture Fund, VantagePoint Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are VantagePoint Capital Partners, The Vertical Group, The New Markets Growth Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VantagePoint Capital Partners, The Vertical Group, The New Markets Growth Fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

BeZero Carbon

Information Services
Information Technology
$58M14 Nov 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Unified Communications
$15M10 Jun 2013 California, United States

Direct Flow Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$284K01 Apr 2012 Santa Rosa, California, United States

TransCorp Spine

Intrusion Detection
Life Science
Medical Device
$755K12 May 2011 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Sonoma Orthopedics

Health Care
Medical Device
$22M14 Feb 2011 Santa Rosa, California, United States

Abionyx Pharma

Health Care
$59M25 Jul 2010 Balma, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Direct Flow Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$40M05 Oct 2009 Santa Rosa, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$22M08 Sep 2009 Minnesota, United States


Drug Discovery
$36M05 May 2009 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States


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