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Gunderson Dettmer

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Brooks Stough Jay K. Hachigian Robert V. Gunderson Jr Scott C. Dettmer Steven R. Franklin Thomas F. Villeneuve


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Total investments 13
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 0.48
Lead investments 0
Exits 6
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Analytics
  • Advertising
  • Mobile

In 1995 was created Gunderson Dettmer, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Redwood City. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Gunderson Dettmer appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6 partakers. Despite the Gunderson Dettmer, startups are often financed by Sportsrocket, Peter Kazanjy, Matt Mullenweg. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are WME, Union Square Ventures, Tuesday Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures, Supernode Ventures.

This organization was formed by Brooks Stough, Jay K. Hachigian, Robert V. Gunderson, Jr, Scott C. Dettmer, Steven R. Franklin, Thomas F. Villeneuve. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from Gunderson Dettmer is 10-50 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This Gunderson Dettmer works on 21 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2010.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight fabrik, IFTTT, Factual. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Flash Storage, Information Technology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$111M02 May 2022 Las Condes, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile


Productivity Tools
$1M17 Sep 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States


Big Data
Business Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Data Integration
Data Visualization
Predictive Analytics
$2M18 Jun 2020 New York, United States


$4M20 Sep 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


01 Mar 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Information Technology
Network Security
Technical Support
$2M17 Nov 2016 New York, United States

Singularity Networks

Big Data
Data Visualization
Enterprise Software
IT Infrastructure
Network Security
$1M23 Feb 2015 Iowa, United States


File Sharing
Video Streaming
$3M29 Aug 2013 Brooklyn, New York, United States


Internet of Things
$6M05 Jun 2013 San Francisco, California, United States


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