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MassVentures

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 295
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 212
Rounds per year 6.70
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 57
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology
Summary

MassVentures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1978. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. 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 OwnerIQ, lifeIMAGE, Applause. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Analytics, Enterprise Software. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the MassVentures, startups are often financed by National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Egan-Managed Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are CVP, Egan-Managed Capital, LRVHealth. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by CVP, Longworth Venture Partners, Egan-Managed Capital.

The high activity for fund was in 2000. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. This MassVentures works on 6 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

AeroShield

Consumer
$100K02 Nov 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

PathMaker Neurosystems

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$100K08 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Seaspire Skincare

$3M05 May 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Aclarity

Information Technology
Water
Water Purification
$3M07 Apr 2022 Hadley, Massachusetts, United States

Paerpay

E-Commerce
FinTech
Hospitality
Mobile Payments
SaaS
Software
$3M09 Mar 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Stata DX

Biotechnology
Chemical Engineering
Neuroscience
$2M07 Feb 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Kytopen

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
$30M28 Sep 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Recycling
$20M12 Apr 2021 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Kenmei Technologies

Industrial Automation
Software
$1M25 Mar 2021 Spain, Valencian Community, Spain

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