Pear Ventures Founded 2013
Founders Mar Hershenson Pejman Nozad
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Total investments 54
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 6.75
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Finance
Venture Capital
Summary

Pear Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Pear Ventures, startups are often financed by Signatures Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Haystack. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Haystack, Pejman Nozad. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Khosla Ventures.

The fund was created by Mar Hershenson, Pejman Nozad. The overall number of key employees were 4.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight DoorDash, Guardant Health, Gusto. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Apps, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

When the investment is from Pear Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Pear Ventures performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Macro
Digital Media
Film
Media and Entertainment
Pre-Seed
500K15 May 2019 United States, Los Angeles
Aaptiv
Application Software
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Fitness
Health Care
Mobile
Payments
Seed
450K01 Feb 2016
ixLayer
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Infrastructure
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
Series A
01 Jul 2019 Panama, San Francisco
EagerPanda
EdTech
Education
Semantic Search
Social Media
Seed
3M06 Sep 2013 United States, Portola Valley
Aurora Solar
Clean Energy
Renewable Energy
SaaS
Software
Solar
Series B
50M30 Nov 2020 Panama, San Francisco
Wedding Party
iOS
Mobile
Wedding
Series A
19 Dec 2013 United States, Palo Alto
Yada
Advice
Content
Generation Z
Internet
Mobile Apps
Teenagers
Pre-Seed
30 Jan 2019 United States, New York
PreNav
Aerospace
Drones
Embedded Systems
Navigation
Robotics
Telecommunications
Seed
4M24 Aug 2016 United States, San Carlos
Pando
Career Planning
Enterprise Software
Health Care
Logistics
Management Information Systems
mHealth
Personal Finance
Pharmaceutical
Sports
Supply Chain Management
Seed
3M22 Dec 2017 India, Chennai
Orion Span, Inc.
Aerospace
Space Travel
Tourism
Seed
29 Oct 2018
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