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Investor type Entrepreneurship Program
Founders Jason Glaspey Renny Gleeson Rick Turoczy Scott Kveton


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 1.85
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Analytics
  • Enterprise Software
  • Mobile
  • Cloud Computing

PIE is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Portland.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Communities. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lytics, Little Bird, Orchestrate. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The fund was created by Jason Glaspey, Renny Gleeson, Rick Turoczy, Scott Kveton.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the PIE, startups are often financed by merrickhanna ventures, Portland Seed Fund, 3x5 Special Opportunity Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are merrickhanna ventures, Techstars. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Portland Seed Fund, merrickhanna ventures, Voyager Capital.

The important activity for fund was in 2012. Comparing to the other companies, this PIE performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Computing
$32M25 Jan 2016 Portland, Oregon, United States


A/B Testing
App Marketing
Digital Marketing
Email Marketing
Enterprise Software
Marketing Automation
Mobile Apps
Predictive Analytics
$20K11 Oct 2013 Portland, Oregon, United States


Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
$20K23 Jul 2013 Portland, Oregon, United States

Code Scouts

Non Profit
Open Source
08 Oct 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States

Little Bird

Digital Marketing
Online Portals
Social Media
$18K06 Oct 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States


Communication Hardware
$18K20 Jan 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States


Cloud Computing
17 Jan 2012 Portland, Oregon, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Online Portals
$255K17 Nov 2011 Portland, Oregon, United States


21 Sep 2011 Portland, Oregon, United States


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