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MS&AD Ventures

MS&AD Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park


MS&AD Ventures was established in 2018, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park. This investor is located in North America, United States.

In real terms, this VC performs 7 percentage points more exits than other funds. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. When MS&AD Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Aside from MS&AD Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Avalon Ventures, signals Venture Capital, Vulcan Capital and 16 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are 8VC, Western Technology Investment, FinTLV Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 1. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Nationwide Insurance, 8VC.

The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified SaaS, Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 9 more industries for this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 3 other locations. Skopenow, Clearedin, Socotra are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund.

This VC was founded by Jon Soberg. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 4.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

5.6% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.8 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.7 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Avalon Ventures, signals Venture Capital, Vulcan Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Nationwide Insurance, 8VC

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