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Method Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Chris Capps

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Total investments 19
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 2.38
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 5
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • Software
  • Big Data
Summary

Method Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Method Capital works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The average startup value when the investment from Method Capital is 100-500 millions dollars.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Apps, Software. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Semantify, NexLP, OfficeLuv. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Method Capital, startups are often financed by SixThirty, Lakewest Venture Partners, General Catalyst. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Jai Shekhawat, CMFG Ventures, Translink Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by CMFG Ventures, Translink Capital, Thomvest Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SpiderOak

Blockchain
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Open Source
$16M12 Jan 2023 Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Music Audience Exchange

Brand Marketing
Creative Agency
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Music
Social/Platform Software
$4M20 Oct 2022 Frisco, Texas, United States

Purchasing Platform

E-Commerce
Internet
Marketplace
Procurement
Real Estate
$3M17 Oct 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Pangea Money Transfer

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
Transaction Processing
$750K01 Jul 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Singular

Advertising
Analytics
SaaS
$30M18 Sep 2018 San Francisco, California, United States

NexLP

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Electronics
Information Technology
Predictive Analytics
Software
$3M23 Oct 2017 Chicago, Illinois, United States

ForeverCar

Automotive
E-Commerce
Electric Vehicle
Internet
Online Portals
$12M05 Sep 2017 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Music Audience Exchange

Brand Marketing
Creative Agency
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Music
Social/Platform Software
$6M02 Mar 2017 Frisco, Texas, United States

Rippleshot

Analytics
Big Data
Data Visualization
Enterprise Software
FinTech
Fraud Detection
$2M08 Feb 2017 Chicago, Illinois, United States

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