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North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Bill Geary Doug Kingsley Ed Anderson Karen Keaney Mike Pehl Richard D'Amore


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Total investments 423
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 184
Rounds per year 15.11
Lead investments 70
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 104
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology

In 1994 was created North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Wellesley.

This organization was formed by Bill Geary, Doug Kingsley, Ed Anderson, Mike Pehl, Richard D'Amore. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Opposing the other organizations, this North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity works on 7 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2007. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2013.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Enterprise Software. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Starent Networks, Demandware, Broadband Access Systems

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity, startups are often financed by CRV, New Enterprise Associates, Battery Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Borealis Ventures, ABS Ventures, Matrix Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Flybridge Capital Partners, Atlas Venture.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lyra Therapeutics

Health Care
$100M08 Apr 2022 Massachusetts, United States


Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$25M28 Jun 2021 Bedford, Massachusetts, United States


Financial Services
Personal Finance
$110M24 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

24M Technologies

Energy Storage
$56M27 May 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Cloud Data Services
Cloud Storage
Data Storage
Enterprise Software
File Sharing
Information Technology
$25M14 Jul 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Enterprise Software
$105M21 May 2020 San Jose, California, United States

Lyra Therapeutics

Health Care
$30M29 Jan 2020 Massachusetts, United States

1366 Technologies

$18M18 Dec 2019 Massachusetts, United States


Cloud Data Services
Cloud Storage
Data Storage
Enterprise Software
File Sharing
Information Technology
$25M19 Feb 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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