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ManchesterStory Group

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 31
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 6.20
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Insurance
  • FinTech
  • InsurTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the West Des Moines. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cowbell Cyber Inc, PLNAR, Betterview. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Insurance, Cyber Security. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the ManchesterStory Group, startups are often financed by Winklevoss capital, Troy Capital Partners, Silverton Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nationwide Ventures, West Loop Ventures, Vectr. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oak HC/FT, FINTOP Capital.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 42 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Better Agency

Insurance
Marketing
Software
$8M02 May 2022 Mesa, Arizona, United States

Cowbell Cyber

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Risk Management
Software
$100M15 Mar 2022 California, United States

Plum Life

Financial Services
Insurance
Life Insurance
$5M02 Mar 2022 Warren, New Jersey, United States

FloatMe

Education
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Human Resources
$16M28 Dec 2021 San Antonio, Texas, United States

InShare Services Inc.

Insurance
$7M25 Aug 2021 -

Just Auto Insurance

Auto Insurance
Automotive
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
$4M10 Aug 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

reThought Insurance

Commercial
Innovation Management
InsurTech
$13M27 Jul 2021 Mexico, Zacatecas, Mexico

Trusty.care

Elder Care
Elderly
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Wellness
$4M22 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States

Limit Financial

Credit
Financial Services
InsurTech
$2M16 Jul 2021 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, United States
News
Just Insure Raises $8M in Funding

– Just Insure is a Los Angeles, CA-based pay-per-mile insurance technology company that uses telematics to reward safe drivers and reduce insurer bias.
– Company raised $8m in funding.
– The round was led by CrossCut Ventures, ManchesterStory and Western Technology Investments.
– The new investment will be used to scale operations and its product offering as it looks to expand into additional states.

reThought Raises $15.5M in Series A Funding

– reThought Insurance, a Broomfield, Colo.-based tech-enabled MGA, closed a $15.5m Series A funding.
– The round was led by Telstra Ventures with participation from Hudson Structured Capital Management and ArcTern Ventures as welll as existing venture funds Menlo Ventures, ManchesterStory and Streamlined Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand sales team, technology, research and development and growth in the flood insurance market.

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