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Mission Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Douglas F. Wall


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Total investments 102
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 47
Rounds per year 3.92
Lead investments 19
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 29
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Internet
  • Advertising
  • Enterprise Software

Mission Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1996. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Diego. 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 3-4 participants. Despite the Mission Ventures, startups are often financed by Redpoint, Windward Ventures, Tech Coast Angels. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Windward Ventures, InnoCal Venture Capital, Valhalla Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Redpoint, InnoCal Venture Capital.

This organization was formed by Douglas F. Wall. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Mission Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars. This Mission Ventures works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The high activity for fund was in 2007. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shopzilla, Nirvanix, Greenplum Software. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, Enterprise Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. 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 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Electric Vehicle
Energy Storage
Other Equipment
Renewable Energy
$81M10 Feb 2021 Irvine, California, United States

Alpine Data Labs

Big Data
Collaborative Consumption
$1M25 May 2017 United States, San Francisco


Electric Vehicle
Energy Storage
Other Equipment
Renewable Energy
$13M15 Mar 2017 Irvine, California, United States

Alpine Data Labs

Big Data
Collaborative Consumption
$16M22 Nov 2013 United States, San Francisco


Social Media
Video Streaming
01 Jun 2013 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom


Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Management
Enterprise Software
Private Cloud
$25M03 May 2012 San Diego, California, United States


Health Care
$9M15 Feb 2012 San Francisco, California, United States


Web Browsers
$2M14 Dec 2011 San Diego, California, United States


Web Browsers
$2M10 Aug 2011 United States, San Diego
Fidelity Leads $81M Investment in Enevate to Accelerate Commercialization of Fast-Charging Electric Vehicle Battery Technology

– Enevate announced that it has secured a $81M Series E funding led by Fidelity Management & Research Company, providing the company with additional new resources aimed at accelerating global mass adoption of Enevate’s unique battery technology in electric vehicles.
– Existing investors, Mission Ventures and Infinite Potential Technologies, also participated in the round.
– The funding will enable Enevate to significantly expand its pre-production line designed to guide EV and other battery customers toward implementing larger-scale battery manufacturing utilizing Enevate’s silicon anode-based batteries.
– The funding would also enable Enevate to scale and grow. Included will be the hiring of additional personnel with an emphasis on scientists and engineers.
– With this latest funding round, Enevate has raised $191 million to date.


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