OCA Ventures

Founded 1999
Founders Jim Dugan John Dugan Peter Ianello


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Total investments 105
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 80
Rounds per year 4.77
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 24
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Analytics
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology

In 1999 was created OCA Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Chicago. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the OCA Ventures, startups are often financed by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, 500 Startups, Chicago Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Origin Ventures, HPA, 500 Startups. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, Woodside O'Brien.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 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. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cleversafe, Alert Logic, Base. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Software.

The fund was created by Jim Dugan, John Dugan, Peter Ianello. We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this OCA Ventures performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ML Tech

Financial Services
$1M31 Aug 2021 United States, Chicago


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Speech Recognition
$37M19 Aug 2021 United States, City of Saint Louis

Genvid Technologies

Information Technology
Online Games
Video Games
$113M15 Jul 2021 United States, New York

Osso VR

Health Care
Medical Device
Virtual Reality
$27M07 Jul 2021 United States, Boston


$1M18 Jun 2021 United States, City of Saint Louis


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Open Source
Predictive Analytics
$8M29 Apr 2021 United States, New York

Health Care
Home Health Care
$2M28 Apr 2021 United States, " United States"}


Health Care
Mobile Apps
$7M22 Apr 2021 United States, Middletown

Moving Analytics

Health Care
Information Technology
$6M19 Apr 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Balto Raises $37.5M; Pushes to Close Execution Gap for Contact Centers

– Balto announced the completion of a $37.5m Series B funding round.
– The funding was led by Stripes and joined by RingCentral Ventures.
– Existing investors that participated include Sierra Ventures, TIA Ventures, OCA Ventures, Stage Venture Partners, SaaS Venture Capital, Sandalphon Capital, Cultivation Capital, and Atreides Management.
– The funding comes on the heels of Balto’s two latest product releases and as Balto’s Real-Time Platform surpasses 75 million guided calls and 160 million Real-Time Recommendations.

Genvid Holdings Raises $113M in Series C Funding

– Genvid is a NYC-based provider of interactive livestreaming technologies and services.
– Company announced $113m Series C funding.
– The round was co-led by existing investors Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management with participation from new investors Third Point Ventures, Cobalt Capital, LightShed Ventures, XN, and Lux Capital, existing investors Galaxy Interactive, Horizons Ventures, OCA Ventures (via OCA’s new growth equity fund), and Makers Fund and strategic partners Huya, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and Samsung Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to establish Genvid Entertainment LLC, a new publishing subsidiary dedicated to producing Massive Interactive Live Events.


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