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Hedgewood

Investor type Family Investment Office

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Total investments 120
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 109
Rounds per year 5.45
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Exits 17
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
Summary

Hedgewood appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Toronto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Canada.

When the investment is from Hedgewood the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Hedgewood performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ 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 - Canada. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, SaaS. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Bench, Sensibill, Lucira Health

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Hedgewood, startups are often financed by Tom Williams, Y Combinator, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are iNovia Capital, Real Ventures, Y Combinator. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tom Williams, iNovia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ready, Set, Food!

E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Health Care
$3M20 Jul 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States

Vetster

Marketplace
Veterinary
$8M26 May 2020 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Unito

Computer
Internet
Productivity Tools
Real Estate
SaaS
Software
Travel Accommodations
$10M21 Jan 2020 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Consumer Goods
Cosmetics
Men's
01 Jan 2020 New York, New York, United States

Leankor

Collaboration
CRM
Enterprise Software
Mobile
Project Management
SaaS
Software
$3M20 Nov 2019 Canada

Magic Spoon

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Sales
Snack Food
$5M12 Sep 2019 New York, New York, United States

Health Care
Parenting
Personal Health
$600K21 Aug 2019 New York, New York, United States

Lilia

Consumer Goods
Fertility
Medical Device
Wellness
$800K02 Aug 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Fellow.app

Apps
Meeting Software
Software
$6M27 Jun 2019 (Old) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
News
Vester Raises $12.25M in Funding

– Vetster is a virtual veterinary and pet care marketplace offering preventative and urgent care services.
– The company raised $12.25M in funding.
– The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners with participation from Brightspark Ventures, Hedgewood and angels including Wealthsimple’s Michael Katchen and Leen Li, Robert Halpern, and Jeff Fettes.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating growth and expanding its offering and services into new regions including the UK, Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Vetster Raises $12.25M CAD to Revolutionize Global Pet Care Industry

– Vetster has raised $12.25M CAD after only six months since launching its veterinary telemedicine service.
– The investment is led by Whitecap Venture Partners along with Brightspark Ventures, Hedgewood and angels including Wealthsimple’s Michael Katchen and Leen Li, Robert Halpern, and Jeff Fettes also contributing to the round.
– Vetster is on a trajectory to expand into new regions including the UK, Australia, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

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