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Rittenhouse Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Bruce Luehrs Saul Richter


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 2.57
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
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Exits 10
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics

In 2008 was created Rittenhouse Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Philadelphia. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Rittenhouse Ventures, startups are often financed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, aws Gru00fcnderfonds (aws Founders Fund), Triangle Peak Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Triangle Peak Partners, StarVest Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Triangle Peak Partners, StarVest Partners, Rosecliff Ventures.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AppsFlyer, ClickEquations, KickUp. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Payments, Health Care. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Rittenhouse Ventures performs on 1 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Bruce Luehrs, Saul Richter. The overall number of key employees were 2.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Health Care
$12M22 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Health Care
$20M23 Feb 2021 New York, New York, United States

Cecelia Health

Health Care
$13M13 Aug 2020 New York, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$11M12 Mar 2020 Iowa, United States


Human Resources
$1M16 Dec 2019 Maitland, Florida, United States


Professional Services
Web Development
$1M14 May 2018 Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States


Commercial Real Estate
Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
$7M18 Apr 2018 New York, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$5M01 Mar 2018 New Jersey, United States


Digital Media
Online Portals
Service Industry
$15M04 Oct 2017 West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Piano Raises $88M in Series C Funding

– Piano, a Philadelphia, PA-based global analytics, personalization and subscription platform, raised $88m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by existing investors Updata Partners with participation from Rittenhouse Ventures and LinkedIn.
– The new funds will be used for growth across functions, and particularly its data and analytics offerings bolstered by the recent integration of its data management capabilities with its flagship customer journey orchestration product Composer and acquisition of France-based AT Internet.


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