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Founders Alain Mayer Brian Laing Scot Malloy


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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.37
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Retail
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS

RedSeal is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2004. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Sunnyvale.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 9 partakers. Despite the RedSeal, startups are often financed by Data Collective DCVC, Ray Rothrock, First Round Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Data Collective DCVC, Paul Maritz, First Round Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Data Collective DCVC, Icon Ventures, AllegisCyber.

The current fund was established by Alain Mayer, Brian Laing, Scot Malloy.

When the investment is from RedSeal the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Aerospace, Sales Automation. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Planet, Area 1 Security, Colabo. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Virgil Security

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Internet of Things
Network Security
$4M12 Oct 2016 Virginia, United States

Area 1 Security

Cyber Security
Network Security
$15M14 Oct 2015 Redwood City, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Customer Service
Enterprise Software
Sales Automation
$7M07 Jun 2015 California, United States


Big Data
$92M20 Jan 2015 San Francisco, California, United States

Area 1 Security

Cyber Security
Network Security
$8M10 Dec 2014 Redwood City, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Customer Service
Enterprise Software
Sales Automation
$1M07 May 2014 California, United States


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