IA Ventures

Founded 2010
Founders Brad Gillespie Roger Ehrenberg

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Total investments 103
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 70
Rounds per year 9.36
Lead investments 17
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 22
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Analytics
  • Big Data
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
Summary

IA Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2009. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund was created by Brad Gillespie, Roger Ehrenberg. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This IA Ventures works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The high activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from IA Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the IA Ventures, startups are often financed by Neu Venture Capital, Founder Collective, First Round Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Neu Venture Capital, Village Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Accel.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Datadog, Flatiron Health, TransferWise. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are FinTech, Big Data.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kalepa

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Insurance
InsurTech
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
1
$14M03 Sep 2021 United States, New York

Kepler Communications

Satellite Communication
Telecommunications
1
$60M09 Jun 2021 Canada, Old Toronto

Coiled

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Machine Learning
1
$21M18 May 2021 United States, New York

Health Care
Medical
Wellness
1
$17M08 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

Companion

1
$8M03 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco

Headway

Health Care
Information Technology
Insurance
Therapeutics
1
$26M18 Nov 2020 United States, New York

KYKLO

Content
E-Commerce
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Sales Automation
1
$8M13 Nov 2020 Thailand, Bang Rak Subdistrict

Coiled

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Machine Learning
1
$5M01 Oct 2020 United States, New York

Gauntlet

Blockchain
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
1
$4M16 Sep 2020 United States, New York
News
Kalepa Raises $14M In Series A Funding

– Kalepa is a NYC-based commercial insurance platform provider.
– Company raised $14m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Inspired Capital, with participation from previous investor IA Ventures, as well as Gokul Rajaram of Doordash, Coinbase, and formerly of Google, Jackie Reses, formerly of Square, and Henry Ward of Carta.
– The new investment will be used to grow the team four-fold over the next year, with an emphasis on engineering, data science, and insurance talent.

Data and AI operations startup Coiled nabs $21M

– Coiled, a DataOps and AIOps platform that seeks to increase access to scalable computing, announced that it raised $21 million in series A funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
– Coiled’s latest funding round, which saw participation from IA Ventures and FirstMark, brings its total raised to $26 million to date. Previously, the company closed a $5 million seed round led by Costanoa Ventures.
– Alongside the financing, Coiled unveiled Coiled Cloud, which lets data scientists build machine learning models using Python tools on a laptop, then transfer the model to any cloud environment to avoid vendor lock-in.

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