Monitor Ventures

Founded 2003
Founders Jerome S. Engel Neal Bhadkamkar Teymour Boutros-Ghali


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Total investments 28
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 1.56
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Advertising
  • Life Science
  • Clean Energy
  • Biotechnology

Monitor Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2003. The main department of described VC is located in the Los Angeles. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Adaptive Insights, HydroPoint Data Systems, Matisse Networks. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Water. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. 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 standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Monitor Ventures, startups are often financed by NeoCarta Ventures, Clearstone Venture Partners, BlueStream Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are OVP Venture Partners, ONSET Ventures, NeoCarta Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by OVP Venture Partners, NeoCarta Ventures, Clearstone Venture Partners.

This organization was formed by Neal Bhadkamkar, Teymour Boutros-Ghali. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Monitor Ventures works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2007. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from Monitor Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Guild Education

Career Planning
Employee Benefits
$8M16 Sep 2016 United States, Denver


Clean Energy
Life Science
$48M28 Mar 2014 United States, Carlsbad

HydroPoint Data Systems

Big Data
Internet of Things
Smart Building
$750K14 Dec 2012 United States, " United States"}


Clean Energy
Life Science
10 May 2011 United States, Carlsbad


Clean Energy
Life Science
$9M11 Feb 2010 United States, Carlsbad


Enterprise Software
Video Streaming
$5M09 Feb 2010 United States, " United States"}


Clean Energy
Life Science
$3M02 Nov 2009 United States, Carlsbad

Meru Networks

Communications Infrastructure
$57M07 Aug 2009 United States, Sunnyvale

Meru Networks

Communications Infrastructure
$30M20 Apr 2009 United States, Sunnyvale


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