Radar Partners

Radar Partners

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Headquarters Location

United States, Palo Alto


Radar Partners was established in 2004, and is a well known VC. The the headquarters of this VC is in Palo Alto. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The fund was created by Doug Mackenzie, Kevin Compton. Besides the listed founders, we have found 2 key employees of this fund in our database.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2015. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 12 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. In 2012, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. When Radar Partners invests, the average start-up valuation is more than 1 billion dollars. Radar Partners participates, on average, in 2 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Mobile, E-Commerce. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 18 more areas of investment. Duo Security, Automattic, BitGo are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 5-6 participants. Besides Radar Partners, start-ups are typically funded by True Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, GV and 3 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are GV, Webb Investment Network, Redpoint and also 14 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually True Ventures, Redpoint, Oak Investment Partners, and 10 VCs in total.

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: radarpictures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: last

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

93.8% 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]

29.6% 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]

9.3 years

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

0.23 out of 1

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


Funds Investing in Previous

True Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, GV

Funds Investing Together

GV, Webb Investment Network, Redpoint

Funds Investing in Following

True Ventures, Redpoint, Oak Investment Partners

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