Granite Ventures

Granite Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco

About

Granite Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 1992. The primary office of this VC is located in San Francisco. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2010. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. In 2007, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 1 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Granite Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. Granite Ventures participates, on average, in 1 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

This VC was founded by Chris Hollenbeck, Jackie Berterretche, Standish O'Grady. Besides the listed founders, we have found 3 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Besides Granite Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Intel Capital, Greylock Partners, Foundation Capital and 101 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Foundation Capital, InterWest Partners, Trident Capital, the total number of co-investors is 119. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Austin Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Foundation Capital, out of 106 investors from our database.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Information Technology, Internet. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 34 more areas of investment. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Marqeta, Anaplan, Sirna Therapeutics are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

Year Founded

1992

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

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

97.4% of cases

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

41.6% of cases

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

x9.9

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

2.2 years

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

Intel Capital, Greylock Partners, Foundation Capital

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