Real Ventures

Real Ventures

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Headquarters Location

Canada, Montréal


Real Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2007. The VC's location is in North America, Canada. The main office of this VC is situated in Montréal.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2017. When Real Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2019. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 1 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. Real Ventures participates, on average, in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

This VC was founded by Alan MacIntosh, Jean-Sebastian Cournoyer, John Stokes. We also identified another 24 core personnel in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Aside from Real Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Creative Destruction Lab, Version One Ventures, ScaleUP Ventures and 67 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are Y Combinator, FounderFuel, Anges Quebec and also 118 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by ScaleUP Ventures, Y Combinator, Version One Ventures, as well as 92 other investors.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Artificial Intelligence, Internet. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 14 more areas of investment. Crew, VarageSale, Hubba are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - Canada. However, start-ups from 3 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio.

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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last

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]

29.5% 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]

8.6 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.13 out of 1

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

0.27 out of 1

Funds Investing Together

Y Combinator, FounderFuel, Anges Quebec

Funds Investing in Following

ScaleUP Ventures, Y Combinator, Version One Ventures

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