New Ground Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Zac Zeitlin


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Total investments 41
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 4.56
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
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Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS

New Ground Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Westport. The company was established in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Zac Zeitlin. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the New Ground Ventures, startups are often financed by Signia Venture Partners, Oakhouse Partners, Data Collective DCVC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rethink Education, The Gramercy Fund, The Boeing Company. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by RiverPark Ventures, Valar Ventures, VMG Partners.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Glide, Bellwether Coffee, PokitDok Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Software. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. This New Ground Ventures works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business Intelligence
Desktop Apps
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
File Sharing
Photo Sharing
Productivity Tools
Video Editing
$9M25 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$2M20 Apr 2021 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

YFood Labs

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$16M21 Apr 2020 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Process Street

Information Technology
Productivity Tools
Project Management
$12M27 Feb 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Adjacent Academies

Higher Education
$2M21 Jan 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Accel Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$30M03 Dec 2019 San Diego, California, United States

305 Fitness

Health Care
22 Nov 2019 New York, New York, United States

Biena Snacks

Food and Beverage
Snack Food
$8M14 Aug 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Corporate Training
$12M08 Aug 2019 San Francisco, California, United States
Foodsmart Scores Over $25M

– Foodsmart, the personalized telenutrition and foodcare leader, has announced a Series C funding of more than $25m.
– The round was led by Advocate Aurora Enterprises, a newly launched subsidiary of Advocate Aurora Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States.
– Foodsmart’s Series C round also included participation from Mayfield Fund, Seventure Partners (Health for Life Capital), New Ground Ventures, Benefitfocus Founder Shawn Jenkins, Classpass CEO Fritz Lanman and former Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis.


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