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OpenView Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Scott Maxwell


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Total investments 117
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 66
Rounds per year 7.31
Lead investments 48
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 27
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Cloud Computing

OpenView Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2006. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The average startup value when the investment from OpenView Venture Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2014. Opposing the other organizations, this OpenView Venture Partners works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 38 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, SaaS. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Datadog, Acronis, Kareo. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The current fund was established by Scott Maxwell. The overall number of key employees were 8.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the OpenView Venture Partners, startups are often financed by First Round Capital, Madrona Venture Group, Salesforce Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greenspring Associates, Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Western Technology Investment, Insight Partners, Goldman Sachs.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Sales Automation
$65M15 Jun 2022 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States


Enterprise Software
Environmental Consulting
Environmental Engineering
$30M08 Jun 2022 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


$18M03 May 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Machine Learning
$50M18 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States


Information Technology
$20M06 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States


Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
$17M16 Sep 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Paperless Parts

$30M13 Sep 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Enterprise Software
Environmental Consulting
Environmental Engineering
$12M15 Apr 2021 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States


Sales Automation
$35M03 Mar 2021 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Kolide Raises $17M in Series B Funding

– Kolide is a Boston, MA-based user-focused endpoint security platform for teams.
– The company raised $17m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by OpenView Partners, with participation from Matrix Partners, who previously led the Series A.
– The new investment will be used to expand the product’s capabilities and hire additional engineers and product staff.

Postscript Raises $35M in Series B Funding

– Postscript is a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based text message marketing platform for Shopify stores.
– Company raised $35m in Series B funding led by Greylock Partners with participation from YC Continuity Fund, OpenView, and others.
– The new investment will be used to further develop products with immediate investment into new features and improvements that continue maximizing SMS as a customer lifecycle channel and delivering ecommerce experiences over SMS and grow the team with additional talent in customer success, engineering, and go-to-market.


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