Princeton Ventures

Princeton Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Princeton


Princeton Ventures was established in 2006, and is a well known VC. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The main office of this VC is situated in Princeton.

This VC was founded by James Waskovich. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 3.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Point of Sale, Cyber Security. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Shape Security, Massage Envy, Delphix are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 13 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. In comparison with other funds, Princeton Ventures makes 12 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund's activity peaked in 2009.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Besides Princeton Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, TomorrowVentures and 3 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Venrock, TomorrowVentures, Sierra Ventures. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Norwest Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, GV, out of 5 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

7.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.1 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing Together

Venrock, TomorrowVentures, Sierra Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Norwest Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, GV

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