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Ironwood Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Carolyn Galiette Hiran Embuldeniya Marc Reich


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Total investments 30
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 0.81
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Medical Device
  • FinTech

In 1985 was created Ironwood Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Avon. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Carolyn Galiette, Hiran Embuldeniya, Marc Reich. Besides them, we counted 13 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Opposing the other organizations, this Ironwood Capital works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The real fund results show that this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Ironwood Capital, startups are often financed by North Atlantic Capital, Mosaik Partners, Black Dragon Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Connecticut Innovations, Advantage Capital, Spring Mountain Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Connecticut Innovations, Mosaik Partners, Black Dragon Capital.

The fund has exact preference in some 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Therapeutics. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Precipio Diagnostics, NovaTract Surgical, LiveClips.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Directional Services

Service Industry
07 Jun 2022 -

P2 Science

Renewable Energy
$12M29 Jan 2020 Connecticut, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$20M09 Jan 2020 Connecticut, United States


Cloud Computing
Information Technology
$7M13 Jun 2019 Connecticut, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$25M14 May 2019 Connecticut, United States

American Roller Company

21 Feb 2019 -

Capewell Aerial Systems

Clinical Trials
20 Sep 2018 -

Information Technology
28 Jun 2018 Arkansas, United States

Bush Industries

12 Jun 2018 Jamestown, New York, United States


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