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North Castle Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Charles F. Baird Jr.(Chip Baird)


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Total investments 42
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 1.62
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Manufacturing
  • Personal Health

North Castle Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1997. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Greenwich.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SmartyPants Vitamins, IdeaForest, For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Web Hosting, Wellness.

The fund was created by Charles F. Baird Jr.(Chip Baird).

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the North Castle Partners, startups are often financed by CircleUp Growth Partners, elissa Kasper Shapiro, Spring Bay Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bain & Company, ValueVision International, Tarrant Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rustic Canyon Partners, ValueVision International, Tarrant Venture Partners.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2007. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This North Castle Partners works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$165M20 Sep 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States

Glow Recipe

Online Portals
04 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Genexa Inc.

Health Care
$60M17 Jul 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Echelon Fitness

Health Care
Personal Health
$65M28 Dec 2020 Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Sparx Hockey

Consumer Goods
09 Jun 2020 Massachusetts, United States

EWC Growth

Business Development
Health Care
Project Management
01 Jan 2020 Needham Heights, Massachusetts, United States

Echelon Fitness

Health Care
Personal Health
18 Jul 2019 Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

CR Fitness

11 Jul 2019 Brandon, Florida, United States

Maya Kaimal Foods

Food and Beverage
17 Apr 2019 New York, United States


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