Rivas Capital

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Carlos Gonzalez


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Total investments 22
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 2.00
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
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Exits 2
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical
  • Health Care
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence

Rivas Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2011. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Cambridge.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Rivas Capital, startups are often financed by Venture Capital Fund of New England, Matthew Sutton, IDP Industrial Development Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Felicis Ventures, Matthew Sutton, Boston Seed Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oakhouse Partners, Visionnaire Ventures, Toyota Tsusho.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ 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. 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 Zipline, Greenlight Biosciences, Glympse Bio. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Energy, Chemical.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The fund was created by Carlos Gonzalez.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Clarify Health Solutions

Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$150M05 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

NextRNA Therapeutics

Health Care
$46M01 Mar 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Greenlight Biosciences

$125M03 Feb 2022 Massachusetts, United States


$29M09 Nov 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Developer Platform
Embedded Systems
Environmental Engineering
Information Technology
Network Hardware
$208M12 May 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Clarify Health Solutions

Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$115M16 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Regenacy Pharmaceuticals

$30M25 Mar 2020 Massachusetts, United States

Frequency Therapeutics

$62M23 Jul 2019 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Frequency Therapeutics

$42M07 Jan 2019 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Inari Raises $208M in Series D Funding

– Inari, a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of a platform to enable yield increase, raised $208m in Series D funding.
– The round was co-led by Flagship Pioneering with participation from Alexandria Venture Investments, Investment Corporation of Dubai, Banque Pictet on behalf of their clients and Rivas Capital and new investors G Squared and Pavilion Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to further accelerate advancements across its science platform and product development for corn and soybeans in both North and South America.
– Founded by Flagship Pioneering in 2016, Inari is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with additional sites in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Ghent, Belgium.

Clarify Health Raises $115M in Series C Funding

– Clarify Health is a San Francisco, CA-based enterprise analytics company delivering real-world insights to healthcare organizations.
– The company raised $115m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by new investor Insight Partners, alongside Spark Capital, Concord Health Partners, and HWVP, with participation from the company’s largest investor, KKR, as well as Rivas Capital and Sigmas Group.
– In conjunction with the funding, Hilary Gosher, Managing Director at Insight Partners, and Will Reed, General Partner at Spark Capital, will be joining the company’s Board of Directors.


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