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Microsoft Accelerator

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Total investments 244
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 217
Rounds per year 27.11
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 39
Key employees 1
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software

In 2013 was created Microsoft Accelerator, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Redmond. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Microsoft Accelerator works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Microsoft Accelerator the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Microsoft Accelerator, startups are often financed by Microsoft Accelerator Seattle, Right Side Capital Management, Microsoft Accelerator Paris. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Right Side Capital Management, Techstars, Pitango Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Microsoft Accelerator Beijing, Microsoft Accelerator Berlin, Pitango Venture Capital.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite 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. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline CloudFlare, Siemplify, EverString Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$4M01 Jan 2021 New York, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Brand Marketing
Digital Signage
Retail Technology
01 Sep 2017 Palo Alto, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Management
$3M17 Mar 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


Internet of Things
Smart Cities
11 Aug 2016 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
07 Mar 2016 England


Business/Productivity Software
Cyber Security
Network Management Software
Network Security
$4M18 Feb 2016 New York, United States


Developer APIs
$1M29 Jan 2016 England

Inthera Bioscience

$4M14 Dec 2015 Zurich, Switzerland


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
$500K01 Dec 2015 San Jose, California, United States


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