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PICO Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 62
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 7.75
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Automotive
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce

PICO Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Jerusalem. The venture was found in Asia in Israel.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the PICO Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Mindset Ventures, Hillsven Capital, UpWest Labs. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mindset Ventures, Octopus Ventures, Magma Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Plug and Play, Mindset Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This PICO Venture Partners works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2019.

The overall number of key employees were 7.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Israel. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Marketplace. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spotinst, RAVIN, Niio. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
$40M07 Nov 2022 Miami, Florida, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Predictive Analytics
$17M02 Mar 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Zero Networks

Cyber Security
Data Center Automation
Information Technology
Network Security
$20M22 Feb 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Vault AI

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Media and Entertainment
$8M08 Dec 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Content Delivery Network
Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
Digital Signage
Virtual Reality
$15M21 Sep 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

FUSE Autotech

$10M12 Aug 2021 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Career Planning
Human Resources
Information Services
Social Media
$68M16 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

Patient 21

Health Care
$56M01 Jun 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Big Data
Business Intelligence
Open Source
$5M19 Apr 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Niio announces $15M Series A following strategic partnership with Samsung Displays

– Niio, a digital art platform, raised $15m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by L Catterton, a joint venture between LVMH and Catterton, Entrée Capital and Pico Venture Partners.
– Additional investors also joined, including Saga VC, as well as leading artists, art collectors, museums, gallerists and trustees at institutions such as MOMA and Guggenheim as well as Shalom McKenzie, an online gambling entrepreneur and investor who also invests in NFTs.
– The company will use its capital to grow its artist community and scale its app-enabled subscription and purchase platform, which is blockchain–based and will include a trading-enabled marketplace for NFTs and other digital art assets.

Fuse Autotech Raises $10M in Series A Funding

– Autotech is a Minneapolis, MI-based fintech software platform to improve the car buying process.
– Company raised $10m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Target Global with participation from PICO Venture Partners, Christopher Muhr, former COO of Auto1, and Escavel Capital.
– The new investment will be used to expand its product and R&D teams.


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