ManchesterStory Group

Founded 2017


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 5.00
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Insurance
  • FinTech
  • InsurTech
  • Finance
  • Financial Services

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

InShare Services Inc.

$7M25 Aug 2021

Just Auto Insurance

Auto Insurance
$4M10 Aug 2021 United States, Los Angeles

reThought Insurance

Innovation Management
$15M27 Jul 2021 Mexico, " Mexico"}

Limit Financial

Financial Services
$2M16 Jul 2021 United States, Woodcliff Lake

Cowbell Cyber

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Risk Management
$20M11 Mar 2021 California United States


Digital Marketing
$8M01 Mar 2021 Austin Texas United States


Employee Benefits
Human Resources
$4M24 Feb 2021 Richmond United States Virginia


Financial Services
Human Resources
$3M03 Dec 2020 San Antonio Texas United States

Matic Insurance

Property Insurance
$24M15 Oct 2020 Columbus Ohio United States
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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