Kodiak Venture Partners

Kodiak Venture Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, Wellesley


Kodiak Venture Partners was established in 1999, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Wellesley. This investor is located in North America, United States.

The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 3 founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 4 other countries. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Software, Telecommunications. In addition, there are 20 more industries where it has achieved success. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Appnexus, Tropic Networks, Emergent Payments.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides Kodiak Venture Partners, start-ups are typically funded by Sigma Partners, GrandBanks Capital, Borealis Ventures and 46 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Goldman Sachs, General Catalyst, VenGrowth Asset Management, the total number of co-investors is 72. The investors in the following rounds are usually Venrock, Goldman Sachs, Borealis Ventures, and 63 VCs in total.

The fund was established by Dave Furneaux. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 7.

Kodiak Venture Partners is involved in 4 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund's activity peaked in 2004. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2014. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 8 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Kodiak Venture Partners is 10-50 millions dollars.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

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: kodiakvp.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first

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

96.1% of cases

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

50.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.1 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.45 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

Sigma Partners, GrandBanks Capital, Borealis Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Venrock, Goldman Sachs, Borealis Ventures

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