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Purple Arch Ventures

Purple Arch Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Chicago


Purple Arch Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2017. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The main office of this VC is situated in Chicago.

We also identified another 7 core personnel in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7 other investors. Aside from Purple Arch Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Slow Ventures, Jump Capital, HPA and 23 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Chestnut Street Ventures, The Yard Ventures, Blue Ivy Ventures and also 14 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Alumni Ventures Group, Windham Venture Partners, Total Access Fund.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Mobile, Manufacturing. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are INTELITY, Arrive, BlockFi Lending LLC.

This fund was the most active in 2018. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. In comparison with other funds, Purple Arch Ventures makes 25 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: purplearchventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

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]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

7.1% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

0.4 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

Funds Investing in Previous

Slow Ventures, Jump Capital, HPA

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