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Pequot Capital

Investor type Government Office
Founders Arthur Samberg Erik Jansen Lawrence Lenihan


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Total investments 150
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 88
Rounds per year 4.41
Lead investments 40
Follow on index
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Exits 55
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Device

Pequot Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1988. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Westport.

The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2000. This Pequot Capital works on 6 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. When the investment is from Pequot Capital the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2010. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Pequot Capital, startups are often financed by Versant Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Atlas Venture. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Versant Ventures, Benchmark, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Versant Ventures, Benchmark, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP).

The current fund was established by Arthur Samberg, Erik Jansen, Lawrence Lenihan. The overall number of key employees were 5.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Internet. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Accruent, Upwork, AcuFocus. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Medical Device
$21M03 Sep 2014 Irvine, California, United States

iBiquity Digital Corporation

Internet Radio
$42M20 Jul 2009 Columbia, Maryland, United States

Facet Solutions

Health Care
Medical Device
$4M12 Jun 2009 Massachusetts, United States

Sadra Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$30M22 May 2009 California, United States

Copan Systems

Big Data
$18M17 Feb 2009 Colorado, United States

MTM Technologies

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Virtual Desktop
$2M13 Feb 2009 Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Health Care
$28M28 Oct 2008 Lower Southampton Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Virtual Desktop
$6M18 Jun 2008 Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Health Diagnostics
$14M28 May 2008 New Jersey, United States


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