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Flywheel Ventures

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 34
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.62
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.50
Exits 5
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Publishing
  • Manufacturing
Summary

In 2002 was created Flywheel Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Santa Fe.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Broadcasting, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ByteLight, Lingotek, SlamData.

The top activity for fund was in 2007. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Flywheel Ventures performs on 15 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Flywheel Ventures, startups are often financed by True Ventures, Verge Fund, Fort Washington Capital Partners Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True Ventures, Access Venture Partners, Verge Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by True Ventures, Fort Washington Capital Partners Group, Access Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Laxis

Artificial Intelligence
Software
27 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Submittable

Cloud Computing
Consulting
Enterprise Software
Publishing
SaaS
Software
$47M06 Jun 2022 Heart of Missoula, Montana, United States

Genome Medical

Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$60M30 Aug 2021 South San Francisco, California, United States

Genome Medical

Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$14M01 Jul 2020 South San Francisco, California, United States

Submittable

Cloud Computing
Consulting
Enterprise Software
Publishing
SaaS
Software
$10M18 Jul 2019 Heart of Missoula, Montana, United States

Genome Medical

Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$12M29 May 2017 South San Francisco, California, United States

SlamData

Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Software
$6M22 Feb 2017 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Submittable

Cloud Computing
Consulting
Enterprise Software
Publishing
SaaS
Software
$1M11 Dec 2015 Heart of Missoula, Montana, United States

SlamData

Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Software
$3M30 Jul 2015 Boulder, Colorado, United States

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