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IA Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Brad Gillespie Roger Ehrenberg


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Total investments 152
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 79
Rounds per year 12.67
Lead investments 20
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Exits 26
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Analytics
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
  • Artificial Intelligence

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Canvas Medical

Health Care
$24M15 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Real Estate
$7M17 May 2022 New York, New York, United States


$2M11 May 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Desktop Apps
Information Technology
$24M12 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States


Consumer Lending
Financial Services
$10M30 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$12M09 Feb 2022 -

Robin Healthcare

Health Care
$50M08 Dec 2021 Berkeley, California, United States


Financial Services
$40M30 Nov 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Point One Navigation

Autonomous Vehicles
Industrial Automation
$10M08 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
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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