Pivotal Ventures

Founded 2015
Founders Melinda Gates


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Total investments 6
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 2
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Non Profit
  • Elderly
  • Elder Care
  • Nursing and Residential Care

In 2015 was created Pivotal Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Seattle.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5 participants. Despite the Pivotal Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Sound Ventures, Initialized Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Sound Ventures, Initialized Capital.

The fund was created by Melinda Gates.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Elderly, Health Care. 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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Papa

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Moore Impact

01 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States


Health Care
$5M18 Aug 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

Till Financial

Financial Services
Information Services
$5M22 Apr 2021 Massachusetts, United States

All Raise

Financial Services
Management Consulting
Non Profit
$11M30 Nov 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Elder Care
Nursing and Residential Care
$18M22 Sep 2020 Miami, Florida, United States

Non Profit
13 May 2020 Arlington, Virginia, United States
Nonprofit Helping Hands Community Secures Investment from Pivotal Ventures to Scale Last-Mile Delivery Platform to Reach the Food Insecure

– Helping Hands Community announced a $250k strategic investment from Pivotal Ventures.
– The investment will allow Helping Hands to augment its current organization of 150 part-time volunteers with some critical full-time paid roles, to expand the capabilities of its tech platform and extend it to more partners across the country.
– The investment was made by Melinda Gates, the co-founder of Pivotal Ventures.


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