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Moneta Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Lokesh Sikaria


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Total investments 39
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 4.88
Lead investments 12
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software
  • Machine Learning
  • SaaS
  • Internet

Moneta Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Folsom. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline MindTickle, QuickStart Technologies, Sibros The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Big Data.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Moneta Ventures, startups are often financed by Click Ventures, 500 Startups, The Perkins Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Golden Seeds, BELLE Michigan, LP, In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Qualcomm Ventures, Accel, Pereg Ventures.

The current fund was established by Lokesh Sikaria. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Comparing to the other companies, this Moneta Ventures performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Embedded Systems
$70M25 Jan 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Big Data
Identity Management
Machine Learning
$8M06 Nov 2021 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States


$1M04 Nov 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


$11M07 Oct 2021 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Human Resources
Information Technology
$4M15 Sep 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


Ad Targeting
Artificial Intelligence
Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
$11M03 Aug 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Speech Recognition
$15M29 Jul 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


$2M09 Mar 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ARIZ Precision Medicine

Health Care
$685K19 Aug 2020 United States, " United States"}
Seattle HR startup Humanly lands $4.2M to help companies automate parts of the interview process

– Humanly, a HR software, raised $4.3m in funding.
– The round was led by Zeal Capital Partners and joined by Spark Growth Ventures, Basecamp Fund, Moneta Ventures, and a group of angels including Payscale founder Joe Giordano and Aditi Consulting founder Pradeep Singh.
– Total funding to date is $5.3m.
– The company has seen revenue increase six times over the past year.
– It is riding tailwinds from companies that are rethinking their talent acquisition strategies amid the pandemic-driven shift to remote work and increasing attention on diversity.

ConverseNow boosts restaurant-ordering AI with $15M raise

– ConverseNow, a startup developing a platform that automates orders at quick service drive-thru windows, announced that it closed a $15 million series A funding round led by Craft Ventures, with participation from LiveOak Venture Partners, Tensility Venture Partners, Knoll Ventures, Bala Investments, 2048 Ventures, Bridge Investments, Moneta Ventures, and angel investors.
– The proceeds bring the company’s total raised to date to $18.3 million, which CEO Vinay Shukla says will be put toward scaling and creating technologies like “digital line-busting” — some of which will roll out later this year.


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