Rho Capital Partners

Founded 1981


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Total investments 102
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 77
Rounds per year 2.55
Lead investments 26
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 37
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Manufacturing
  • Enterprise Software

Rho Capital Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1981. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The important activity for fund was in 2011. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Rho Capital Partners performs on 8 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Rho Capital Partners, startups are often financed by Sevin Rosen Funds, Menlo Ventures, DFJ. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Star Ventures, Menlo Ventures, InterWest Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sevin Rosen Funds, Menlo Ventures, CenterPoint Venture Partners.

We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Anacor Pharmaceutical, ChargePoint, NGM Biopharmaceuticals. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Security, Biotechnology. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Computing
Information Technology
$58M18 Aug 2021 Test Valley, England, United Kingdom


$12M14 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Child Care
Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$25M22 Feb 2021 New York, United States

Pawlicy Advisor

Information Technology
$6M16 Feb 2021 New York, United States


Food Delivery
Mobile Apps
$30M18 Aug 2020 New York, New York, United States


Child Care
Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$21M12 May 2020 New York, United States

Dexai Robotics

Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Machine Learning
$5M05 Mar 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Mobile Payments
Productivity Tools
Public Transportation
$65M10 Dec 2019 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
Information Technology
$15M03 Sep 2019 New York, United States
Aren Secures $2M in Seed Funding

– Aren from Tel Aviv is a leading civil infrastructure management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform.
– The company announced its seed capital raise of $2 million.
– The round was led by Shadow Ventures, with Rho Capital Partners, MetaProp, Technion Angels, Green Egg Ventures, HBS Alumni Angels, Turf Advisory, COINS, and Maccabee Ventures as major participants.

Suzy Raises $50M In Series D Financing

– Suzy, a NYC-based market research software platform, closed a $50m Series D funding.
– The round was led by H.I.G. Growth Partners and joined by existing investors Rho Capital Partners, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Foundry Group, Triangle Peak Partners, and North Atlantic Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to bolster its product offerings, grow its proprietary consumer panel, expand rollout internationally and to new industry verticals, and invest in further accelerating sales and marketing efforts.


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