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Kodiak Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dave Furneaux


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Total investments 137
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 5.96
Lead investments 30
Follow on index
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Exits 33
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Wireless
  • Information Technology

In 1999 was created Kodiak Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Wellesley. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Dave Furneaux. The overall number of key employees were 7.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Kodiak Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Sigma Partners, GrandBanks Capital, Borealis Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goldman Sachs, General Catalyst, VenGrowth Asset Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Goldman Sachs, Borealis Ventures.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Kodiak Venture Partners works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from Kodiak Venture Partners is 10-50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2004. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. 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 Appnexus, Tropic Networks, Emergent Payments. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Telecommunications. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Greenlight Biosciences

$18M13 Sep 2017 Massachusetts, United States

Emergent Payments

$6M01 Jul 2013 Palo Alto, California, United States


Property Management
$5M18 May 2013 Manchester, New Hampshire, United States

Fluxion Biosciences

Market Research
$2M01 Oct 2012 South San Francisco, California, United States

GlassHouse Technologies

Cloud Computing
Flash Storage
$4M23 Jan 2012 England


Digital Media
Information Technology
$8M15 Nov 2011 New York, New York, United States

Emergent Payments

$8M14 Nov 2011 Palo Alto, California, United States

Fluxion Biosciences

Market Research
$12M09 Oct 2011 South San Francisco, California, United States

Allegro Diagnostics

Diagnostic Equipment
Health Diagnostics
Therapeutic Devices
$5M07 Jul 2011 Massachusetts, United States


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