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Investor type Venture Capital
Founders John Backus Scott McComb Johnson Thanasis Delistathis Todd Hixon


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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 0.33
Lead investments 1
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Publishing
  • Real Time
  • Identity Management

NAV.VC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1999. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Reston. The company was established in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the NAV.VC, startups are often financed by PROOF.VC, Thomas Lehrman, Trifecta Capital Advisors. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RRE Ventures, Osage Venture Partners, NewSpring Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Toyota Tsusho, SMBC Trust Bank.

The current fund was established by John Backus, Scott McComb Johnson, Thanasis Delistathis, Todd Hixon.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as EdTech, Apps. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Atlas Obscura, ExecOnline, Shuttl. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Atlas Obscura

Digital Media
$20M10 Sep 2019 New York, New York, United States


$4M17 Apr 2019 Gurugram, Haryana, India


Corporate Training
$18M02 Oct 2018 New York, New York, United States


Advertising Platforms
Real Time
$35M03 Aug 2016 New York, New York, United States


Information Technology
15 Dec 2015 San Francisco, California, United States


Identity Management
Real Time
$2M26 Jun 2014 Walnut, California, United States


Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Information Technology
Risk Management
$2M25 Jun 2014 Palo Alto, California, United States


$3M24 May 2012 Atlanta, Georgia, United States


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