MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund
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MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2007. The main office of this VC is situated in Toronto. This investor is located in North America, Canada.
We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as SaaS, Artificial Intelligence. In addition, there are 11 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Top Hat, Fiix Software, Dejero Labs. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - Canada. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location.
The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Aside from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, start-ups are often funded by Creative Destruction Lab, Golden Ventures, BDC Venture Capital and 20 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are BDC Venture Capital, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Extreme Venture Partners and also 32 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by BDC Venture Capital, Ontario Centres of Excellence, iGan Partners, out of 59 investors from our database.
The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 7.
The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund is 5-10 millions dollars. MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund participates, on average, in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. This fund was the most active in 2015. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019.
Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]
96.7% of cases
Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]
Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]
5.0% of cases
Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]
Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]
Funds Investing Together
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