GE Ventures

GE Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park

About

GE Ventures was established in 2013, and is a well known VC. This investor is located in North America, United States. GE Ventures is a CVC subsidiary of a larger organisation. The main office of this VC is situated in Menlo Park.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2018. The fund's activity peaked in 2016. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. In real terms, this VC performs 4 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from GE Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. GE Ventures participates, on average, in 13 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Energy, Enterprise Software. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 41 more areas of investment. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 5 other countries. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. Carbon3D, Desktop Metal, Human Longevity are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Along with GE Ventures, start-ups are often financed by GV, DFJ, Frost Data Capital as well as 154 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are New Enterprise Associates, Kleiner Perkins, Frost Data Capital and also 145 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by New Enterprise Associates, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins, out of 110 investors from our database.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 17.

Year Founded

2013

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: ge.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first_initial last, last, first_initial '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

98.8% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

>24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

31.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x11.1

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.3 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.17 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.33 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

3

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

GV, DFJ, Frost Data Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

New Enterprise Associates, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins

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