El Dorado Ventures

Founded 1986

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Total investments 120
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 58
Rounds per year 3.43
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.52
Exits 35
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Internet
  • Wireless
Summary

El Dorado Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1986. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coupa, Optoro, Air2Web.

The important activity for fund was in 2007. The real fund results show that this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. This El Dorado Ventures works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from El Dorado Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the El Dorado Ventures, startups are often financed by Palomar Ventures, DCM Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vesbridge Partners, Crosslink Capital, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Palomar Ventures, Crosslink Capital, VantagePoint Capital Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Computer
Data Center
Information Services
Software
1
11 Oct 2017 United States, " United States"}

Coupa Software

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Finance
FinTech
Procurement
SaaS
Software
1
$80M01 Jun 2015 United States, " United States"}

Beckon

Analytics
Big Data
Enterprise Software
Marketing
SaaS
1
$13M27 Jan 2015 United States, " United States"}

Joyent

Apps
Automotive
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Infrastructure
Open Source
Private Cloud
Software
Web Hosting
1
$15M31 Oct 2014 United States, San Francisco

Coupa Software

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Finance
FinTech
Procurement
SaaS
Software
1
$40M20 Mar 2014 United States, " United States"}

Beckon

Analytics
Big Data
Enterprise Software
Marketing
SaaS
1
$8M01 Feb 2014 United States, " United States"}

Tower Cloud

Enterprise Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
1
$18M26 Aug 2013 United States, Saint Petersburg

Atlantis Computing

Enterprise Software
Flash Storage
Software
Virtual Desktop
Virtualization
1
$20M15 May 2013 United States, Sunnyvale

SportsEngine

Internet
Software
Sports
1
$6M02 Apr 2013 United States, Minneapolis

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