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Fjord Ventures

Founders Olav Bergheim



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Total investments 12
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.75
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Medical
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Wellness
  • Autonomous Vehicles

In 2005 was created Fjord 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 Laguna Hills.

This organization was formed by Olav Bergheim. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Fjord Ventures performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Fjord Ventures, startups are often financed by OrbiMed, Neomed Management, Versant Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are OrbiMed, Neomed Management, Meritech Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by OrbiMed, Meritech Capital Partners, Neomed Management.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sonendo, Tesla, Glaukos. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Energy, Wellness. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$18M04 Jun 2013 California, United States


Health Care
$9M28 Jun 2012 California, United States


Health Care
$2M27 Jul 2007 California, United States


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Total investments 12
Average round size 29M
Rounds per year 0.75
Peak activity year 2014
Lead investments 1
Follow on index 0.50
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.83

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$18M04 Jun 2013 California, United States


Health Care
$9M28 Jun 2012 California, United States


Health Care
$2M27 Jul 2007 California, United States
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