Indicator Ventures

Founded 2014
Founders Baiyin Murphy Ben Luntz Geoffrey Bernstein Jonathan Struhl

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Total investments 62
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 5.29
Lead investments 7
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Venture Capital
Summary

Indicator Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The current fund was established by Ben Luntz, Geoffrey Bernstein, Gerald Chan, Jonathan Struhl. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Indicator Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, ff Venture Capital, Wavemaker Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ff Venture Capital, Y Combinator, QueensBridge Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ff Venture Capital, Y Combinator, Polaris Partners.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Indicator Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Indicator Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Edyn, Simplifeye, tbh. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Machine Learning. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Airspace Link

Aerospace
Drone Management
Drones
Geospatial
Government
Mapping Services
Early Stage Venture
10M27 May 2021 United States, Detroit

Brave Care

Children
Health Care
Early Stage Venture
10M22 Apr 2021 United States, Portland

Lob

Courier Service
Developer APIs
Marketing
SaaS
Shipping
Late Stage Venture
50M25 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco

Expectful

Health Care
Medical
Wellness
Seed
21 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Stark Lab

Internet
Software
Seed
1M27 Oct 2020 United States, New York

Stark Lab

Internet
Software
Seed
02 Sep 2020 United States, New York

co-op commerce

E-Commerce
Seed
1M30 Jun 2020 United States, San Francisco

Scope

Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Seed
1M10 Jun 2020 United States, San Francisco

Almanac

Collaboration
Knowledge Management
Productivity Tools
Seed
9M28 May 2020 United States, San Francisco

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