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Morado Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ash Patel Michael Marquez


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Total investments 219
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 121
Rounds per year 18.25
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 40
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile

Morado Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2010. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The venture was found in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Ashvin Patel, Michael Marquez. The overall number of key employees were 5.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Morado Ventures, startups are often financed by Webb Investment Network, Tuesday Capital, Felicis Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Visionnaire Ventures, Felicis Ventures, 500 Startups. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SV Angel, Webb Investment Network, Data Collective DCVC.

The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. This Morado Ventures works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Morado Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Information Technology. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ContextLogic (dba. Wish), Evernote, Zipline.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Video Conferencing
$9M24 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Industrial Automation
$18M21 Jul 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$15M10 May 2022 -


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$11M06 Apr 2022 Sunnyvale, California, United States


Industrial Automation
$24M16 Feb 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$3M30 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Productivity Tools
$22M18 Oct 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Risk Management
$4M07 Oct 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Auto Insurance
Car Sharing
Enterprise Software
Fleet Management
Identity Management
Ride Sharing
Sharing Economy
$13M19 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
DigiSure Scoops Up $13M

– DigiSure, the first company to go beyond credit and driving history for mobility and shared economy businesses, announces the launch of its embedded protection platform to offer instant, individualized micro-insurance policies for better, safer coverage.
– The company is also announcing $13M in funding led by Morado Ventures, with participation from Xplorer Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Clocktower Technology Ventures, True North Cos, and ex-Upwork CEO Fabio Rosati.
– The funds will be used to help grow its team and scale operations.

Docyt raises $1.5M for its ML-based accounting automation platform

– Docyt, a Santa Clara-based company, raised $1.5m seed extension funding.
– The round was led by First Rays Venture Partners with participation from Morado Ventures and a group of angel investors.
– The company plans to use the new investment to accelerate its customer growth.


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