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Engineering Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ashmeet Sidana


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Total investments 59
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 7.38
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 1
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Security

In 2015 was created Engineering Capital, which is appeared as VC. 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 Palo Alto.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Engineering Capital, startups are often financed by OUP (Osage University Partners), General Catalyst, Sutter Hill Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are OUP (Osage University Partners), Sutter Hill Ventures, General Catalyst. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by OUP (Osage University Partners), General Catalyst, Sutter Hill Ventures.

This Engineering Capital works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Menlo Security, Nexla, Sail Internet. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 1 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Network Security, Cloud Data Services. 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 was created by Ashmeet Sidana. We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Services
Information Technology
$5M15 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Document Management
Enterprise Applications
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$6M17 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Developer APIs
Developer Tools
Mobile Apps
Web Apps
$5M01 Nov 2022 Woodland Hills, California, United States

Information Technology
$460K05 Aug 2022 Brooklyn, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Information Technology
$37M23 Jun 2022 California, United States


Mobile Apps
$12M14 Jun 2022 California, United States

Concentric AI

Artificial Intelligence
Network Security
$14M11 May 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Airgap Networks

Information Services
Information Technology
$13M05 Apr 2022 Santa Clara, California, United States


Cyber Security
$8M22 Mar 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States
Baffle Raises $20M in Series B to Protect Cloud Data with Celesta Capital as Lead Investor

– Baffle, Inc. announced that it has raised $20m in Series B funding led by new investor Celesta Capital, with contributions from National Grid Partners, Lytical Ventures and Nepenthe Capital, and follow-on investments from True Ventures, Greenspring Associates, Clearvision Ventures, Engineering Capital and Triphammer Ventures.
– Baffle’s no-code, simple-to-deploy security mesh takes a data-centric approach at cloud scale without a performance impact or changes to applications. Baffle is the only data-centric security solution that universally protects data as it’s created, stored and processed, from any source to any destination, on premises or in the cloud, no matter where it lives.

Accessibility Software Company Evinced Raises $17 Million

– Evinced is an accessibility software company.
– The company raised $17m in Series A funding.
M12 (Microsoft’s venture fund), BGV, Capital One Ventures, and Engineering Capital participated in the round.


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