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Investor type Micro VC
Founders Sue Heilbronner


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Total investments 58
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 6.44
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 2
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Information Technology

MergeLane appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boulder. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the MergeLane, startups are often financed by Grotech Ventures, Upslope Ventures, Techstars Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Service Provider Capital, Grotech Ventures, Drummond Road Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Drummond Road Capital, Service Provider Capital, M25.

The typical startup value when the investment from MergeLane is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this MergeLane performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The fund was created by Sue Heilbronner. The overall number of key employees were 2.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Havenly, Mapistry, Hidrate. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Parenting. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$1M15 Dec 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Pollution Control
$1M09 Nov 2020 Berkeley, California, United States

Bazooka Tango

Online Games
$2M16 Mar 2020 California, United States

Twofold Spaces

Commercial Real Estate
Home Decor
$995K18 Jul 2019 Portland, Oregon, United States

Hostfully, Inc.

$3M09 May 2019 San Francisco, California, United States


$10M29 Apr 2019 Denver, Colorado, United States


Information Technology
Professional Services
$1M06 Jul 2018 New York, New York, United States


Pollution Control
$2M13 May 2018 Berkeley, California, United States


Health Care
$372K01 Apr 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


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