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Momenta Ventures

Founders Ken Forster

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Total investments 74
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 6.17
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Exits 6
Key employees 23
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Machine Learning
Summary

In 2012 was created Momenta Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Engelberg. The venture was found in Europe in Switzerland.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Momenta Ventures, startups are often financed by Orfin Ventures, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures, Mercury Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Underscore VC, Tekfen Ventures, StarVC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Plug and Play, Breed Reply, Wavemaker Partners.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. This Momenta Ventures works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

This organization was formed by Ken Forster. We also calculated 23 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is no 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. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Industrial Automation. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sight Machine, Soofa, Thingstream.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DataHow

28 May 2024 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Composabl

$4M07 May 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Agtonomy

Agriculture
Industrial Automation
$22M19 Dec 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Xage Security

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Security
Security
Software
$60M02 Nov 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

minds.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Consulting
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
Training
$5M10 Oct 2023 Santa Cruz, California, United States

Pico MES

Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
$12M22 Aug 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Tvarit

B2B
Consulting
Energy Efficiency
Industrial Automation
Waste Management
$5M14 Apr 2023 Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Raven Telemetry

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
$12M26 Jan 2023 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Axiom Cloud

SaaS
Software
$7M18 Jan 2023 Oakland, California, United States
News
Edge Impulse Raises $15M in Series A Funding

– Edge Impulse, a San Jose, Calif.-based development platform for machine learning (ML) on edge devices, closed a $15m Series A funding.
– The round was led by Canaan Partners with participation from Acrew Capital, Fika Ventures, Momenta Ventures, and Knollwood Investment Advisory.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.

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Total investments 74
Average round size 5M
Rounds per year 6.17
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 18
Follow on index 0.27
Exits 6
Group Appearance index 0.64

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DataHow

28 May 2024 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Composabl

$4M07 May 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Agtonomy

Agriculture
Industrial Automation
$22M19 Dec 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Xage Security

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Security
Security
Software
$60M02 Nov 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

minds.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Consulting
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
Training
$5M10 Oct 2023 Santa Cruz, California, United States

Pico MES

Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
Software
$12M22 Aug 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Tvarit

B2B
Consulting
Energy Efficiency
Industrial Automation
Waste Management
$5M14 Apr 2023 Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Raven Telemetry

Artificial Intelligence
Industrial
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Manufacturing
$12M26 Jan 2023 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Axiom Cloud

SaaS
Software
$7M18 Jan 2023 Oakland, California, United States
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