EPIC Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Kent Madsen Nick Efstratis Todd Stevens


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Total investments 163
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 92
Rounds per year 5.82
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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Exits 33
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Health Care

In 1994 was created EPIC Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Salt Lake City.

This organization was formed by Kent Madsen, Nick Efstratis, Tim Draper, Todd Stevens. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

This EPIC Ventures works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from EPIC Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the EPIC Ventures, startups are often financed by Intel Capital, DFJ, Venrock. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trident Capital, TomorrowVentures, Sun Mountain Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tullis Health Investors, Trident Capital, Intel Capital.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get 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. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Zenefits, Insidesales.com, Ancestry Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Security.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Home and Garden
01 Apr 2022 Lehi, Utah, United States


Social Media Marketing
$13M17 Mar 2022 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Big Data
Cloud Management
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$4M04 Mar 2022 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

GuideCX, Inc.

Consumer Software
Information Technology
Project Management
$25M02 Feb 2022 Utah, United States

Cion Digital

Financial Services
$12M04 Jan 2022 Austin, Texas, United States


Information Technology
$2M01 Dec 2021 Portland, Oregon, United States

Sewer AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$1M22 Oct 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Credit Cards
Cyber Security
Internet of Things
Mobile Payments
Point of Sale
Transaction Processing
$15M14 Oct 2021 San Jose, California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$11M05 Oct 2021 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
ShardSecure Closes $2.5M in Pre-Series A Funding

– ShardSecure specializes in data security and privacy.
– Company raised $2.5m in Pre-Series A funding.
– The round was led by EPIC Ventures with participation from existing investors Industrifonden and cybersecurity expert Tom Noonan.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s growth, expand operations and business reach.


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