Grayhawk Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Brian N. Burns John C. Bentley Sherman I. Chu


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Total investments 41
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 1.86
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology

Grayhawk Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the Phoenix. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Brian N. Burns, John C. Bentley, Sherman I. Chu. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2009. This Grayhawk Capital works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Enterprise Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lucid Software Inc, Pillir, Ryver. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Grayhawk Capital, startups are often financed by Canvas Ventures, Vista Ventures, New Enterprise Associates. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vista Ventures, Vertical Venture Partners, Peninsula Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vista Ventures, Adams Street Partners, Vertical Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business Development
Business Information Systems
Customer Service
Digital Signage
Enterprise Software
Financial Services
Identity Management
Information Services
$7M24 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Content Creators
Media and Entertainment
Social Media
TV Production
Video Streaming
$8M22 Feb 2022 Redmond, Washington, United States


Business Intelligence
Desktop Apps
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
File Sharing
Photo Sharing
Productivity Tools
Video Editing
$9M25 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Medicom Technologies

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Information Technology
$21M18 Nov 2021 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Social Media
$13M28 Jul 2021 California, United States


Data Integration
Enterprise Software
Marketing Automation
$5M08 Oct 2020 Provo, Utah, United States


Digital Marketing
Social Media
$15M10 Dec 2019 San Diego, California, United States


Social Media
$9M30 Oct 2019 California, United States

Blue Cedar

Mobile Apps
$17M19 Mar 2019 San Francisco, California, United States


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