Firebolt Ventures

Founded 2014
Founders Cherian Mathew


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Total investments 40
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 5.71
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Machine Learning

In 2014 was created Firebolt Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Firebolt Ventures, startups are often financed by Upside Partnership, Resolute Ventures, Harrison Metal. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tseung Kwan Ventures, Sherpalo Ventures, Resolute Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by G2H2 Capital, Tseung Kwan Ventures, TechOperators.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from Firebolt Ventures the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Firebolt Ventures performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. 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 CRM, Machine Learning. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Theta Lake, The/Studio, MachineMetrics The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The current fund was established by Cherian Mathew. The overall number of key employees were 2.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
$6M26 Jul 2021 Houston, Texas, United States

Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Software
Project Management
Task Management
$5M21 Jul 2021 San Jose, California, United States


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
$50M14 Jul 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Machine Learning
$35M01 Jul 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Splash Financial

Financial Services
Professional Services
$44M17 Jun 2021 Cleveland, Ohio, United States


Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
$12M13 May 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Information Technology
$15M28 Apr 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$16M27 Apr 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Machine Learning
$300M14 Apr 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States
Aircover Raises $3M in Seed Funding

– Aircover is a San Mateo CA-based real-time sales platform provider.
– Company raised $3m in Seed funding.
– The round was led by Defy Partners, with participation from Firebolt Ventures, Flex Capital and Ridge Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating product development.

ThirdAI raises $6M to democratize AI to any hardware

– Houston-based ThirdAI, a company building tools to speed up deep learning technology without the need for specialized hardware like graphics processing units, brought in $6m in seed funding.
Neotribe Ventures, Cervin Ventures and Firebolt Ventures co-led the investment.
– The company plans to hire additional employees and invest in computing resources.


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