Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

El Dorado Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 122
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 58
Rounds per year 3.39
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 36
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Internet
  • Wireless

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.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of El Dorado Ventures:
Typical Co-investors
El Dorado Ventures is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after El Dorado Ventures:

Funds with similar focus

Funds from United States
Funds with similar focus located in United States:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Data Center
Information Services
11 Oct 2017 New Jersey, United States

Coupa Software

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
$80M01 Jun 2015 California, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$13M27 Jan 2015 California, United States


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Open Source
Private Cloud
Web Hosting
$15M31 Oct 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Coupa Software

Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
$40M20 Mar 2014 California, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$8M01 Feb 2014 California, United States

Tower Cloud

Enterprise Software
$18M26 Aug 2013 Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States

Atlantis Computing

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


$6M02 Apr 2013 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent El Dorado Ventures?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: