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Merian Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Alexsis de Raadt-St. James


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Total investments 16
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 2.29
Lead investments 0
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Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Big Data
  • Analytics
  • Developer Tools

Merian Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Real Time. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. 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 most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ImpactVision, Populus, Honeycomb.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Merian Ventures, startups are often financed by Wayra, Storm Ventures, Data Collective DCVC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are, Storm Ventures, Plug and Play. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Precursor Ventures, Plug and Play,

The fund was created by Alexsis de Raadt-St. James. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
$14M22 Jul 2021 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$14M29 Jun 2021 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Big Data
Data Visualization
Developer Tools
Information Technology
Software Engineering
$20M02 Feb 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Big Data
Data Visualization
Developer Tools
Information Technology
Software Engineering
$11M26 Sep 2019 San Francisco, California, United States


$3M11 Mar 2019 San Francisco, California, United States


Consumer Goods
Information Technology
Retail Technology
Social Impact
Supply Chain Management
18 Jul 2018 London, England, United Kingdom


$750K06 May 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Human Resources
02 Apr 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Big Data
Data Visualization
Developer Tools
Information Technology
Software Engineering
$11M01 Feb 2018 San Francisco, California, United States
Anduin Raises $14M in Seed Funding

– Anduin is a Charlotte, NC-based provider of AI powered invoicing and billing solutions for accounting firms and other professional services firms.
– The company raised $14m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Revolution Ventures with participation from Relevance Ventures and Merian Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand its Intelligence-Based BillingTM platform to introduce a new Predictive Insights solution and a new suite of Practice Management solutions.


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