Finistere Ventures

Finistere Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, San Diego


Finistere Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2005. The the headquarters of this VC is in San Diego. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 4 other locations. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are AgTech, Agriculture. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 13 more areas of investment. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Transcend Medical, Hemarina, Telesense. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 14.

Finistere Ventures participates, on average, in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. In real terms, this VC performs 28 percentage points more exits than other funds. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. When Finistere Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 5-6 others. Along with Finistere Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Split Rock Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, Intersouth Partners as well as 17 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Innovation Endeavors, Radicle Growth, OurCrowd, the total number of co-investors is 22. The investors in the following rounds are usually RMI Partners, Mindset Ventures, Middleland Capital, and 2 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

25.8% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.1 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.5 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.15 out of 1

Funds Investing Together

Innovation Endeavors, Radicle Growth, OurCrowd

Funds Investing in Following

RMI Partners, Mindset Ventures, Middleland Capital

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