RKS Ventures

Founded 2002

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Total investments 5
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.26
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Market Research
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Nanotechnology
Summary

RKS Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2002. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Austin. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Amastan Technologies. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Water Purification.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the RKS Ventures, startups are often financed by North Coast Angel Fund, Material Impact Fund, MassDevelopment. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Material Impact Fund, LaunchCapital, Anzu Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Material Impact Fund, LaunchCapital, Anzu Partners.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

6K

Industrial Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
1
$11M21 May 2019 Massachusetts United States

Amastan Technologies

Biotechnology
Information Technology
Market Research
1
$11M20 May 2019 Massachusetts United States

6K

Industrial Manufacturing
Machinery Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
1
$13M26 Oct 2017 Massachusetts United States

ABSMaterials

Environmental Engineering
Industrial
Water Purification
1
$4M24 Nov 2013 Ohio United States
News
6K Raises $51M in Series C Funding

– 6K Energy is a battery developer based in Hayward, CA.
– Company raised $45m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Volta Energy Technologies with participation from Catalus Capital, S Cap/Prithvi Ventures, Anzu Partners, Launch Capital, Material Impact and RKS Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to complete its Battery Development Center of Excellence.

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