OpenView Venture Partners

OpenView Venture Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, Boston


OpenView Venture Partners is the renowned VC, which was created in 2006. The fund is located in United States, North America. The the headquarters of this VC is in Boston.

The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 6 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Datadog, Acronis, Kareo. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Mobile, SaaS. In addition, there are 25 more industries where it has achieved success.

In 2014, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. OpenView Venture Partners is involved in 8 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from OpenView Venture Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 38 percentage points more exits than other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund was established by Scott Maxwell. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 8.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Besides OpenView Venture Partners, start-ups are typically funded by First Round Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Salesforce Ventures and 82 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Greenspring Associates, Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures and also 59 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Western Technology Investment, Insight Partners, Goldman Sachs, and 38 VCs in total.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first last, first, first last_initial, last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

90.4% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

32.3% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.4 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.17 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.17 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


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