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Loup Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Andrew Murphy Doug Clinton Gene Munster


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 5.20
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Augmented Reality

Loup Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Minneapolis. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Wethos, Rain Neuromorphics, VeriSIM Life. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, SaaS.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Loup Ventures, startups are often financed by Dynamo, Toba Capital, Rogue Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Toba Capital, Susa Ventures, Stout Street Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Geekdom Fund, Unilever Ventures, Toba Capital.

The current fund was established by Andrew Murphy, Doug Clinton, Gene Munster. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Loup Ventures works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hydra Host

Cloud Infrastructure
Developer APIs
Web Hosting
$10M06 Apr 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

Inner Cosmos

$10M30 Mar 2022 California, United States

Rain Neuromorphics

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
$25M02 Feb 2022 Redwood City, California, United States

Internet Radio
Social Media
$3M16 Nov 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Industrial Engineering
$40M15 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

DASH Systems

Air Transportation
Freight Service
Mechanical Engineering
$8M16 Dec 2020 California, United States

Rune Labs

Health Care
Information Technology
$5M26 Oct 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Augmented Reality
Human Computer Interaction
Virtual Reality
$6M18 Dec 2019 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


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Social Network
$1M01 Oct 2019 San Francisco, California, United States
Xwing Raises $40M at $400M Valuation

– Xwing, a San Francisco, CA-based automation company for aviation, raised $40m in funding at a $400m valuation.
– The round was led by Blackhorn Ventures, with participation from ACME Capital, Loup Ventures, R7 Partners, Eniac Ventures, Alven Capital and Array Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to scale the company’s innovation and team.


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