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Fort Ventures

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 28
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 4
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Computer
  • Energy
  • Marketplace
  • Food and Beverage
Summary

In 2015 was created Fort Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Fort Worth. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Opposing the other organizations, this Fort Ventures works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Fort Ventures, startups are often financed by Portland Seed Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Founders Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, The R-Group, LLC, Social Starts. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SV Angel, Y Combinator, QueensBridge Venture Partners.

The fund has exact preference in a number of 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Triplebyte, Thunkable, Gravitational. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

WattBuy

CleanTech
Energy
Energy Management
iOS
Marketplace
$3M18 Nov 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States

EarBuds Music

Audio
Internet Radio
Music
Music Streaming
Social
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Media
$1M02 Dec 2019 Austin, Texas, United States

Bolt

E-Commerce
Fraud Detection
Mobile Payments
Payments
$68M09 Jul 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Apps
Mobile Apps
Social
Social Media
Social Network
$8M13 Jun 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Cora

3D Printing
Beauty
Electronics
Fitness
Health Care
Manufacturing
Wellness
$7M02 Apr 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Backdrop

Consumer Goods
Marketing
Product Design
Retail
Sales
01 Apr 2019 New York, United States

Ysplit

Apps
Debit Cards
Finance
FinTech
Virtual Goods
Virtual World
$150K18 Mar 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Misapplied Sciences

Digital Media
Information Technology
Software
07 Feb 2019 Washington, United States

WattBuy

CleanTech
Energy
Energy Management
iOS
Marketplace
22 Jan 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States

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