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Prism Venture Management

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Duane Mason Robert Fleming


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Total investments 158
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 5.85
Lead investments 28
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 45
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Medical Device

Prism Venture Management is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Needham. The company was established in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Prism Venture Management, startups are often financed by Canaan Partners, Versant Ventures, VenGrowth Asset Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are DeNovo Ventures, Canaan Partners, .406 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Canaan Partners, VenGrowth Asset Management, MPM Capital.

This Prism Venture Management works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. When the investment is from Prism Venture Management the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2004. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2006.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline OptiScan Biomedical, Sonian, Colubris Networks Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Wireless, Internet.

This organization was formed by Duane Mason, Robert Fleming. The overall number of key employees were 3.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Laundry and Dry-cleaning
Mobile Apps
Online Portals
$53M03 Feb 2023 Valencia, Valencian Community, Spain


Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Mobile Payments
Point of Sale
$14M05 Dec 2022 Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, China


$12M03 Aug 2021 -

Babson Diagnostics

Health Care
Medical Device
$31M29 Jun 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Health Care
Medical Device
$13M24 Sep 2020 Austin, Texas, United States

Covera Health

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$23M09 Jan 2020 New York, New York, United States


Big Data
Business Intelligence
Information Technology
$11M17 Nov 2016 New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Proteon Therapeutics

$45M16 May 2014 Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$25M03 Dec 2013 Mountain View, California, United States


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