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Keiretsu Forum

Founders Carlos Trenchs Sainz de la Maza Randy Williams

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Total investments 362
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 292
Rounds per year 15.08
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.19
Exits 29
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
Summary

Keiretsu Forum is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Advertising, Biotechnology. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Telltale Games, InfoBionic, Phyllom Bio Products. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund was created by Randy Williams. We also calculated 15 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Keiretsu Forum, startups are often financed by Alliance of Angels, Keiretsu Forum Northwest, Puget Sound Venture Club. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tech Coast Angels, Puget Sound Venture Club, Keiretsu Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Keiretsu Capital, Tech Coast Angels, Sand Hill Angels.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The average startup value when the investment from Keiretsu Forum is 5-10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Keiretsu Forum performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

AutoNxt Automation

Automotive
$3M09 Apr 2024 Thane, Maharashtra, India

MangoPoint

Food and Beverage
$455K19 Dec 2023 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Qube Health

Health Care
Medical
$3M18 Sep 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

BharatNXT

Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$1M01 Jun 2023 -

Sugar Watchers

Food Processing
Organic Food
$468K04 May 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mistikist

Education
Health Care
Information Technology
Software
$35K01 Apr 2023 -

ixamBee

E-Learning
Education
Internet
$1M31 Mar 2023 New Delhi, Delhi, India

SWYTCHD

$553K30 Jan 2023 -

Myth AI

Software
$200K26 Dec 2022 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

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Total investments 362
Average round size 1M
Rounds per year 15.08
Peak activity year 2019
Lead investments 14
Follow on index 0.19
Exits 29
Group Appearance index 0.42

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

AutoNxt Automation

Automotive
$3M09 Apr 2024 Thane, Maharashtra, India

MangoPoint

Food and Beverage
$455K19 Dec 2023 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Qube Health

Health Care
Medical
$3M18 Sep 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

BharatNXT

Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$1M01 Jun 2023 -

Sugar Watchers

Food Processing
Organic Food
$468K04 May 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mistikist

Education
Health Care
Information Technology
Software
$35K01 Apr 2023 -

ixamBee

E-Learning
Education
Internet
$1M31 Mar 2023 New Delhi, Delhi, India

SWYTCHD

$553K30 Jan 2023 -

Myth AI

Software
$200K26 Dec 2022 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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