GoAhead Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Clancey Stahr Phil Brady Takeshi Mori


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 7.14
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Business Intelligence
  • SaaS
  • E-Commerce

GoAhead Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2017.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Sales Automation, E-Commerce. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 2 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight VideoAmp, Detective.io, FANCHEST.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the GoAhead Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, ZenShin Capital, Wavemaker Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wavemaker Partners, Simon Equity Partners, LLC, Anthem Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wavemaker Partners, Startup Capital Ventures, Simon Equity Partners, LLC.

This organization was formed by Clancey Stahr, Phil Brady, Takeshi Mori. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


File Sharing
Productivity Tools
02 Apr 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Information Technology
Private Cloud
$1M17 Feb 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
$450K01 Feb 2022 Princeton, New Jersey, United States


Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Search Engine
$449K08 Oct 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Communications Infrastructure
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$195K24 Aug 2021 Irvine, California, United States


Health Care
Information Technology
Social Media
$3M21 Jul 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Information Technology
24 Jun 2021 Philippines, Pangasinan, Philippines


22 Jun 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Kite Financial

17 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom
Pathrise Raises $9M in Series A Funding

– Pathrise, a San Francisco, CA-based online mentorship and job placement platform for tech professionals, secured $9m in Series A Funding.
– The round was led by Learn Capital and also included Western Technology Investment and Day One Ventures and existing investors K50 Ventures, Y Combinator, and GoAhead Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to develop its proprietary platform which manages mentor matching, job searching and resource recommendation, recruitment and onboarding of mentors, refine scholarship systems, create affordable income share agreements and other financial innovations to improve accessibility of the program.


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