Leslie Ventures

Founded 2001


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 0.55
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Medical Device
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Vera, Arevo Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Manufacturing, Robotics. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Leslie Ventures, startups are often financed by Amplify Partners, Clear Venture Partners, Battery Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sutter Hill Ventures, Clear Venture Partners, Capital One Growth Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sutter Hill Ventures, Hasso Plattner Ventures, Clear Venture Partners.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$20M02 Aug 2021 California, United States

Osso VR

Health Care
Medical Device
Virtual Reality
$27M07 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Human Computer Interaction
Information Technology
Product Design
UX Design
Web Development
$3M10 Feb 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Zadar Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Machine Learning
$5M29 Jan 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Zadar Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Machine Learning
08 Oct 2020 San Jose, California, United States

Osso VR

Health Care
Medical Device
Virtual Reality
$14M21 Sep 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$2M02 Jun 2020 California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical Device
$8M28 Apr 2020 California, United States


3D Printing
$12M17 May 2018 Milpitas, California, United States
Elevian Raises $40M Series A

– Elevian, an emerging biotech company developing medicines that restore youthful regenerative capacity with the potential to treat and prevent multiple age-related diseases, has raised $40m in an oversubscribed Series A round.
– The round was led by Prime Movers Lab.
– Additional investors include Bold Capital, Leslie Ventures, John A Kuelbs Family Office and others.

Ahana raises $20M for Presto database amid cloud analytics boom

– Ahana, a San Mateo, California-based provider of cloud data lake services, announced that it raised $20 million in a series A round led by Third Point Ventures, with participation from GV, Leslie Ventures, and Lux Capital.
– Cofounder and CEO Steven Mih says that the capital will be used to scale Ahana’s products and grow its go-to-market teams to drive customer adoption in the expanding cloud analytics market.
– In 2020, startups developing traditional databases took in $2.3 billion in funding across 54 deals, up from $849 million in 2019, according to CB Insights.


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