Mayfield Fund

Founded 1969


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Total investments 571
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 260
Rounds per year 4.67
Lead investments 63
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 124
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Consumer
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Venture Capital

Mayfield Fund appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1969. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this Mayfield Fund performs on 5 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Mayfield Fund is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Lyft, Marketo, The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Mayfield Fund, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Sequoia Capital, Rembrandt Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Uncork Capital, Shasta Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tallwood Venture Capital, Redpoint, Norwest Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Late Stage Venture
200M02 Jun 2021 United States, Seattle

Oliver Space

Interior Design
Subscription Service
Early Stage Venture
13M26 May 2021 United States, San Francisco


Early Stage Venture
11M19 May 2021
India, Chennai

10M15 Apr 2021


Artificial Intelligence
Early Stage Venture
65M09 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}


Early Stage Venture
48M17 Feb 2021 United States, Cupertino


Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Late Stage Venture
200M10 Feb 2021 United States, Cupertino

Sohan Lal Commodity Management

Venture - Series Unknown
4M14 Jan 2021 India, New Delhi


Information Technology
Mobile Apps
Early Stage Venture
10M16 Dec 2020 United States, San Francisco
SmartRecruiters raises $110M at a $1.5B valuation to expand its end-to-end recruitment platform
– SmartRecruiters, a software company that helps companies manage their recruitment process, raised $110m in Series E funding. – The round was led by Silver Lake Waterman and joined by previous investors Insight Partners and Mayfield Fund. – The company plans to use the funding to expand business and hire more people. Read more
Former Nutanix execs launch new startup with $50M seed round
– DevRev, a software company from two former Nutanix executives, emerged from stealth with a $50m seed round from Mayfield Fund, Khosla Ventures and several industry luminaries. – The company aims to bring the coding and revenue processes closer together. – It’s not every day you see a $50m seed round, but perhaps the fact that former Nutanix co-founder and CEO Dheeraj Pandey and his former SVP of engineering Manoj Agarwal are involved, could help explain the investor enthusiasm for the new project. – The ... Read more


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