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Information Venture Partners

Investor type Fund Of Funds
Founders David Unsworth Robert Antoniades


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Total investments 30
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 3.75
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
  • Artificial Intelligence

Information Venture Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Toronto. The company was established in North America in Canada.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Information Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Tom Williams, Plaza Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are First Ascent Ventures, StandUp Ventures, Scale Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Warburg Pincus, First Ascent Ventures, Espresso Capital.

When the investment is from Information Venture Partners the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Information Venture Partners performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 39 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of 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 location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Canada. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Adaptive Insights, Verafin, Sensibill. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence.

The fund was created by David Unsworth, Robert Antoniades. The overall number of key employees were 5.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

$6M15 Jun 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Helcim Inc.

Financial Services
Mobile Payments
Retail Technology
$12M21 Mar 2022 Calgary, Canada

Knowtions Research

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$8M19 Oct 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Coconut Software

Task Management
$22M05 Oct 2021 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Strike Graph

Cyber Security
$8M14 Sep 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Empyrean Solutions

$74M22 Apr 2021 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Arteria AI

Artificial Intelligence
Contact Management
Machine Learning
$10M22 Mar 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Financial Services
Predictive Analytics
$8M21 Jul 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


$10M29 Jun 2020 Canada, " Canada"}
Seattle compliance automation startup Strike Graph raises $8M to fuel growth and expand services

– Seattle compliance automation startup Strike Graph has raised $8m in a Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Information Venture Partners with participation from previous investors Madrona Venture Group, Amplify.LA, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and Green D Ventures.
– The startup currently has 25 employees and is hiring for remote positions for engineering, marketing, product roles and more.

Empyrean Solutions Raises $74M Growth Financing

– Empyrean Solutions is a Woburn, Mass.-based provider of asset and liability management and risk and compliance solutions for banks and credit unions.
– Company raised $74m in minority growth financing.
– The round was led by Spectrum Equity, with participation from Information Venture Partners.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate investments in product innovation.


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