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Emergent Ventures

Investor type Angel Group
Founders Keni Patel


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 20.00
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Credit
  • Lending
  • Finance
  • Cloud Storage

Emergent Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. 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 San Francisco.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Emergent Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, INSEAD Angels, Zishaan Hayath. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nexus Venture Partners, Ulu Ventures, Gokul Rajaram. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, VentureNursery, Ulu Ventures.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Kuliza, Talview Inc, Observe.AI. 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 location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Predictive Analytics. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2017. When the investment is from Emergent Ventures the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Emergent Ventures performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

This organization was formed by Ankur Jain. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$4M06 Oct 2020 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
$100K22 Jul 2020 New York, New York, United States


Cloud Storage
Financial Services
$400K01 Jul 2020 California, United States

Business Intelligence
Supply Chain Management
$150K01 May 2020 New York, New York, United States


Cloud Storage
Financial Services
$150K01 Mar 2020 California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Open Source
Predictive Analytics
$65K01 Oct 2018 New York, New York, United States


Clean Energy
Service Industry
01 Oct 2015 New York, New York, United States

Consumer Applications
Health Care
Subscription Service
$125K01 Jul 2011 New York, New York, United States
Loft Labs Raises $4.6M in Seed Funding

– Loft Labs is a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a solution which enables platform teams in large enterprises to give engineers self-service access to Kubernetes.
– The company raised $4.6m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Fusion Fund, with participation from RTP Seed, Emergent Ventures, Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, as well as angel investor and Puppet CTO Abby Kearns, who recently joined the company’s advisory board. Raises $4.3M in Seed Funding

– is a Los Altos, Calif.-based presentation productivity platform for enterprise teams.
– The company raised $4.3m in seed funding.
– Backers included Emergent Ventures (San Mateo, CA), WestWave Capital (Redwood City, CA), Patrick Lee (co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes) and Shaker Sadasivam (former CEO of SunEdison).
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s operations and business reach.


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