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Purple Arch Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders David Beazley


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Total investments 23
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 3.83
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Enterprise Software

Purple Arch Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2017. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Chicago.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Purple Arch Ventures performs on 25 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Manufacturing. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight INTELITY, Arrive, BlockFi Lending LLC. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7 partakers. Despite the Purple Arch Ventures, startups are often financed by Slow Ventures, Jump Capital, HPA. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Chestnut Street Ventures, The Yard Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Alumni Ventures Group, Windham Venture Partners, Total Access Fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Reelivate Inc.

$2M01 Mar 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Gooder Foods

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Snack Food
$6M16 Nov 2021 Santa Cruz, California, United States

ANRA Technologies

Mobile Apps
$5M18 Aug 2021 Virginia, United States


$9M21 May 2021 Santa Monica, California, United States

NeuSpera Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$12M20 Feb 2019 San Jose, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Sales Automation
$2M20 Jun 2018 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Smart Wires

Electrical Distribution
$54M31 May 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Fleet Management
Software Engineering
$2M17 May 2018 California, United States


Big Data
Cloud Computing
Mobile Payments
Supply Chain Management
$12M09 May 2018 New York, United States
Prima Closes $9.2M Funding Round

– The Uplifters’ Prima, PBC, a Los Angeles, CA-based company which specializes in botanicals innovations, closes a $9.2m funding round.
– The round was led by Greycroft, H Ventures, Defy, and Lerer Hippeau, with participation from Adam Zeplain (mark vc), Global Founders Capital, Emerald Health, One Gun, and Purple Arch Ventures.
– The company will use the funds for upcoming retail expansion, remedy-focused clinical research, portfolio refinement and education initiatives along its path to profitability.


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