Origin Ventures Founded 1999
Founders Bruce N. Barron Steven N. Miller
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Total investments 40
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 40
Rounds per year 1.82
Lead investments 22
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Business Development
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

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

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Advertising, Mobile. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Grubhub, Avant, DialogTech. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Origin Ventures, startups are often financed by ff Venture Capital, Lichter Investments, Lerer Hippeau. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pritzker Group Venture Capital, OCA Ventures, Chicago Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Serra Ventures, OCA Ventures.

The fund was created by Bruce N. Barron, Steven Miller. Besides them, we counted 8 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Origin Ventures works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. When the investment is from Origin Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Tock
Cloud Data Services
Food and Beverage
Hospitality
Restaurants
SaaS
Software
Series B
9M28 Nov 2018 United States, Chicago
Tovala
Cooking
Delivery
Food and Beverage
Pre-Seed
500K19 Jan 2016 United States, Chicago
Persio
Advertising
Marketing
Mobile
SaaS
Series A
2M16 Feb 2015 United States, Chicago
Tovala
Cooking
Delivery
Food and Beverage
Seed
1M18 Oct 2016 United States, Chicago
15Five
Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Series A
8M04 Dec 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Pangea Money Transfer
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
Transaction Processing
Seed
1000K01 May 2013 United States, Chicago
Glimpse
iOS
Marketing
Photo Sharing
Product Management
Rental
Sales Automation
Social Media
Seed
1M13 Oct 2020
Grubhub
Series A
1M13 Nov 2007
Windsor Circle
Direct Marketing
E-Commerce
Email Marketing
Information Technology
Marketing Automation
Retail
Series B
1000K16 Sep 2014 United Kingdom, Durham
Shoutlet
Analytics
Enterprise Software
Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Venture - Series Unknown
500K01 Jan 2011 United States, Madison
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