IDEO

Founded 1978
Founders David Kelley Dean Hovey

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Total investments 15
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 0.35
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.07
Exits 7
Key employees 19

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • FinTech
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics
Summary

In 1978 was created IDEO, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Palo Alto.

The current fund was established by David Kelley. Besides them, we counted 14 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2017. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from IDEO the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This IDEO works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the IDEO, startups are often financed by SMBC Venture Capital, NEC Capital Solutions, Shinji Kimura. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are D4V - Design for Ventures, SMBC Venture Capital, NEC Capital Solutions. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Crossbow Ventures, Eric Di Benedetto, D4V - Design for Ventures.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Education. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get 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. 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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Arena Solutions, PillPack, Infarm

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gitcoin

Cryptocurrency
Developer Platform
Ethereum
FinTech
Open Source
n/a
$11M14 Apr 2021 United States, Boulder

omniX labs

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
B2B
Image Recognition
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
1
$750K01 Jan 2018 United States, New York

Infarm

Agriculture
AgTech
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
1
$4M26 Jun 2017 Germany, Berlin

Elemetric

Blockchain
Enterprise Software
1
24 Apr 2017 United States, Chicago

Alpaca

Developer APIs
Financial Services
FinTech
Trading Platform
n/a
$1M24 Jan 2017 United States, " United States"}

Catalia Health

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Robotics
1
$1M12 Jun 2015 United States, San Francisco

Editr (Tablo Inc.)

E-Commerce
Fashion
Lifestyle
Retail
1
01 Jun 2015 United States, San Francisco

Food Genius

Analytics
Database
Food and Beverage
1
$1M17 Sep 2013 United States, Chicago

PillPack

Application Software
Delivery
Delivery Service
Health Care
Internet
Internet Retail
Other Healthcare Services
Pharmaceutical
Specialty Retail
1
$3M01 Jul 2013 United States, Boston

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