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FortRoss Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Victor Orlovski Yau0441ov Nachmanovich

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Total investments 37
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$128M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 5.29
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 8
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Computer
Summary

FortRoss Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The venture was found in North America in Cayman Islands. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Grand Cayman.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from FortRoss Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this FortRoss Ventures performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

This organization was formed by Victor Orlovski, Yau0421u0403ov Nachmanovich. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the FortRoss Ventures, startups are often financed by Marker, Shasta Ventures, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Westlake Ventures, Westlake Venture Partners, SVB Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Overstock, Zanadu Capital Partners, SBI Group.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Fraud Detection, Financial Services. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, LendingHome, Esperanto Technologies. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SegmentStream

Analytics
Big Data
Data Integration
Machine Learning
Marketing
Software
$2M04 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

GridGain

Business/Productivity Software
Computer
Enterprise Software
Open Source
Real Time
Software
$13M01 Nov 2021 California, United States

Deci AI

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Computer Vision
Developer Platform
Image Recognition
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Software
Video
$21M20 Oct 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Ladder

Financial Services
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Internet
Life Insurance
$100M04 Oct 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

Insurify

Artificial Intelligence
Auto Insurance
Home Services
InsurTech
Life Insurance
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$100M01 Sep 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Buyk

Enterprise Software
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Information Technology
$46M26 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

Explorium

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Software
$75M18 May 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Esperanto Technologies

Computer
Energy Efficiency
$61M30 Apr 2021 Mountain View, California, United States

Clearcover

Application Software
Auto Insurance
Automotive Insurance
Financial Services
InsurTech
$200M13 Apr 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States
News
AI model optimization startup Deci raises $21M

– Tel Aviv, Israel-based Deci, a company developing a platform to optimize machine learning models, announced that it raised $21 million in a series A round led by Insight Partners with participation from Square Peg, Emerge, Jibe Ventures, Samsung Next, Vintage Investment Partners, and Fort Ross Ventures.
– The investment, which comes a year after Deci’s $9.1 million seed round, brings the company’s total capital raised to $30.1 million and will be used to support growth by expanding sales, marketing, and service operations, according to CEO Yonatan Geifman.

Insurify Secures $100M in Series B financing led by Motive Partners

– Insurify, America’s highest-rated virtual insurance agent and comparison platform, announced it has closed $100M in Series B funding led by Motive Partners.
– The round included participation from existing investors Viola FinTech, MassMutual Ventures, Nationwide, Hearst Ventures, Moneta VC, as well as new investors Viola Growth and Fort Ross Ventures.
– This is the most recent development for the fast-growing company, which has raised a total of $128M to date, has grown its new and recurring revenue by 6x since its Series A funding in Q4 of 2019, and has achieved a CAGR of 151% for the last three years.

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