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Pelion Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 195
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 113
Rounds per year 5.27
Lead investments 27
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 39
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • SaaS

Pelion Venture Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1986. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Salt Lake City.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this Pelion Venture Partners performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Pelion Venture Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Cloud Computing, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Riverbed Technology, Fusion-io, CloudFlare The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Pelion Venture Partners, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, BYU Cougar Capital, Peak Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Accel, Peak Ventures, Mayfield Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BYU Cougar Capital, Peterson Ventures, Accel.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Monarx, Inc.

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
Web Hosting
$6M23 Feb 2023 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Financial Services
Trading Platform
$29M16 Feb 2023 Mcallen, Texas, United States

Protect AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$13M15 Dec 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States


$10M06 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Delivery Service
Packaging Services
$5M14 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


$5M25 Oct 2022 Provo, Utah, United States


Information Services
Information Technology
$26M15 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Open Raven

Cyber Security
Network Security
$20M08 Sep 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Continuum Technology

Business Development
Human Resources
$12M12 Jul 2022 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Aumni Raises $50M in Series B Funding

– Aumni is a Salt Lake City UT-based investment analytics platform.
– Company raised $50m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by J.P. Morgan with participation from Pelion Venture Partners, WndrCo, Citadel Securities, Invesco Private Capital, Vanderbilt University and Kera Capital.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s offering to limited partners, law firms and company founders.

Canopy Raises $11M in New Funding Round

– Canopy announced it has received $11m in new funding from investors including Ankona Capital.
– The round includes new investor Ankona Capital as well as existing investors NewView Capital, Pelion Venture Partners and Tenaya Capital among others.
– This new capital will be used to continue to build the accounting industry’s first cloud-first, mobile, modern practice suite.
– Canopy is investing in the development of its product in order to be at the forefront of this trend, identifying pain points and delivering value to customers while developing the innovative solutions accounting professionals need to operate successfully.
– The accounting industry continues to undergo a shift towards cloud-based solutions built with both the accountant and the accountant’s client in mind – a trend that was accelerated by the pandemic.


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