Golden Ventures

Founded 2011

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Total investments 80
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 66
Rounds per year 8.00
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Exits 12
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics
Summary

In 2011 was created Golden Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Toronto. The company was established in North America in Canada.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Golden Ventures, startups are often financed by Foundry Group, Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA), Battery Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Eniac Ventures, Version One Ventures, Real Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Battery Ventures, Ridge Ventures (Formerly known as IDG Ventures USA), Real Ventures.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Analytics. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some 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 a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Canada. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Top Hat, Yesware, Yesware.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Golden Ventures performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Golden Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Buildable

Mobile Apps
Web Design
Web Development
1
$3M16 Aug 2021 Canada, Toronto

Notch

Apps
Food Delivery
Restaurants
Software
1
$9M27 Jul 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

Float

Accounting
Finance
FinTech
Software
1
$3M13 Jul 2021 Canada, Toronto

SkyWatch

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Information Technology
1
$16M15 Jun 2021 Canada, Waterloo

Waabi

1
$79M08 Jun 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

BigBrain

Media and Entertainment
Online Games
PC Games
1
$4M06 May 2021 United States, New York

Sherpa

Air Transportation
Mobile Apps
Software
Tourism
Travel
n/a
$8M30 Apr 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

The Expert

Interior Design
1
$3M19 Apr 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Advertising
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
1
$30M08 Apr 2021 United States, Boston
News
Workflow automation startup Daylight lands $12.3M
– Toronto, Canada-based Daylight, formerly FormHero, announced it has raised $12.3 million in a series A round led by RTP Global, Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Golden Ventures. – The company says the funds, which bring its total raised to $14.56 million, will be used to support go-to-market activities and expand the capabilities of its automation platform. – A growing number of businesses are investing in tech-powered solutions to minimize repetitive office processes. In a 2020 McKinsey surve... Read more
CruxOCM Raises $9M Total in Venture Financing; Latest Led by Bullpen Capital
– CruxOCM is the pioneer of robotic industrial process automation (RIPA™) for control room operations. – The company has raised $6M in venture financing to fuel growth. – The recent round was led by Bullpen Capital, with participation from Angular Ventures, Root Ventures, Golden Ventures, Cendana Capital and Industry Ventures. – The capital will be used to grow the company’s product lines, increase the efficiency of its installation process, and continue expanding its team across North America. Read more

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