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Ironwood Capital

Ironwood Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Avon


Ironwood Capital was established in 1985, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Avon. This investor is located in North America, United States.

The fund's activity peaked in 2019. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2016. Ironwood Capital is involved in 7 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 2 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs.

The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. Precipio Diagnostics, NovaTract Surgical, LiveClips are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Health Care, Therapeutics. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States.

The fund was established by Carolyn Galiette, Hiran Embuldeniya, Marc Reich. Besides the listed founders, we have found 13 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Besides Ironwood Capital, start-ups are typically funded by North Atlantic Capital, Mosaik Partners, Black Dragon Capital and 6 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Connecticut Innovations, Advantage Capital, Spring Mountain Capital and also 9 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Connecticut Innovations, Mosaik Partners, Black Dragon Capital, as well as 4 other investors.

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Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: last, first last, first, last first_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

90.9% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.7% of cases

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