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First Capital Group

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Gary Graham Jeffrey P. Blanchard


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.30
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Consumer Software
  • Mobile
  • Enterprise Applications
  • Telecommunications

In 1984 was created First Capital Group, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Dallas.

This organization was formed by Gary Graham, Jeffrey P. Blanchard.

The high activity for fund was in 2005. Opposing the other organizations, this First Capital Group works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The real fund results show that this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Facilities Support Services, Software. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight NovusEdge, SecureLogix, Bluestreak Technology. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the First Capital Group, startups are often financed by Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, BDC Venture Capital, 3i Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, BDC Venture Capital, 3i Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fonds de solidaritu00e9 FTQ, BDC Venture Capital, Gefinor Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Facilities Support Services
$10M29 Aug 2011 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Bluestreak Technology

Consumer Software
Enterprise Applications
$20M11 Oct 2007 Quebec

Bluestreak Technology

Consumer Software
Enterprise Applications
$8M31 Aug 2006 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Smart Building
$6M17 Jan 2006 Illinois, United States


Oil and Gas
Professional Services
$8M12 Sep 2005 Houston, Texas, United States

$8M03 Jun 2005 Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Bluestreak Technology

Consumer Software
Enterprise Applications
$6M04 Apr 2005 Quebec

$6M18 Sep 2003 Lowell, Massachusetts, United States


Network Security
$10M11 Feb 2002 -


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