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Gideon Hixon Fund

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Total investments 9
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 8
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 1
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Advertising
  • Life Science
Summary

The main department of described VC is located in the Santa Barbara. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Gideon Hixon Fund, startups are often financed by Mercury Fund, DFJ, Mike Pugh. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Frontier Venture Capital, Mercury Fund, Crosscut Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Health Evolution Partners, Mercury Fund, Essex Woodlands Healthcare Partners.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2008. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Gideon Hixon Fund is 10-50 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Nutrition, Biotechnology. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Prolacta Bioscience, Edufii, BOOM! Entertainment. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Metropolis

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Computer Vision
Internet
Machine Learning
Real Estate
Software
$41M19 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Edufii

EdTech
Education
Private Social Networking
SaaS
Sports
$1M09 Sep 2014 California, United States

iosil Energy

Energy
Manufacturing
Solar
$13M17 Mar 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Zadspace

Advertising
SaaS
Software
$3M24 Mar 2011 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

Glycos Biotechnologies

Biotechnology
Chemical
Renewable Energy
$4M20 Oct 2010 Houston, Texas, United States

Zadspace

Advertising
SaaS
Software
$1M22 Jan 2009 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

BOOM! Entertainment

Comics
Content
Publishing
$600K21 Feb 2008 Los Angeles, California, United States

Prolacta Bioscience

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Nutrition
$12M23 May 2007 California, United States

Sensitech

Logistics
$16M30 Aug 2000 Beverly, Massachusetts, United States

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Total investments 9
Average round size 10M
Peak activity year 2007
Lead investments 1
Follow on index 0.11
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 1.00

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Metropolis

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Computer Vision
Internet
Machine Learning
Real Estate
Software
$41M19 Jan 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Edufii

EdTech
Education
Private Social Networking
SaaS
Sports
$1M09 Sep 2014 California, United States

iosil Energy

Energy
Manufacturing
Solar
$13M17 Mar 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Zadspace

Advertising
SaaS
Software
$3M24 Mar 2011 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

Glycos Biotechnologies

Biotechnology
Chemical
Renewable Energy
$4M20 Oct 2010 Houston, Texas, United States

Zadspace

Advertising
SaaS
Software
$1M22 Jan 2009 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

BOOM! Entertainment

Comics
Content
Publishing
$600K21 Feb 2008 Los Angeles, California, United States

Prolacta Bioscience

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Nutrition
$12M23 May 2007 California, United States

Sensitech

Logistics
$16M30 Aug 2000 Beverly, Massachusetts, United States

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