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Route 66 Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders L Michael Meyer Ryan Katz


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Total investments 75
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 6.82
Lead investments 20
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Software
  • Health Care

In 2012 was created Route 66 Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Alexandria.

The current fund was established by L Michael Meyer, Ryan Katz. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Route 66 Ventures, startups are often financed by Anthemis Group, Edison Partners, University Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Anthemis Group, Transamerica Ventures, American Family Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Transamerica Ventures, SBI Group, Anthemis Group.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Finance, Payments. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight NextCapital, simplesurance, 8 Securities. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of 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.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this Route 66 Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Route 66 Ventures is more than 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$27M18 Jan 2023 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States


Cyber Security
Health Care
Information Technology
$11M11 Jan 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Gilgamesh Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$39M15 Dec 2022 New York, New York, United States

Sensorium Therapeutics

Health Care
$30M04 Oct 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Ordaos Bio

Life Science
$5M25 Aug 2022 New York, New York, United States

Flume Health

Financial Services
Health Care
Health Insurance
Information Technology
Online Portals
$30M04 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States


Health Care
$6M16 Feb 2022 Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Change Foods

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$12M07 Feb 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States


Cyber Security
Health Care
Information Technology
$2M17 Jan 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
Payzer Raises $23M in Series D Funding

– Payzer is a mobile and cloud-based Field Service Management software provider based in Charlotte.
– The company raised $23m in Series D funding led by Harbert Growth Partners with participation from Grotech Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Ferguson Ventures, IDEA Fund Partners, and Alerion Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s business reach across HVAC, plumbing, electric, roofing, and other specialty trade markets.

Health Plan Administration Company Flume Health Raises $10 Million

– Flume is a health plan administration platform for the modern fragmented healthcare ecosystem.
– The company raised $6m in equity funding.
Crosslink Capital led the round and Route 66 Ventures and Convene CEO Ryan Simonetti also participated.
– Existing investors Accomplice, Founder Collective, and Primary Venture Partners also participated in the Seed II round.


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