Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

S3 Ventures

Overview

Investments

Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics

Team

News & Media

Add fund to favorites
info
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.

Need help with fundraising?

We offer an assisted fundraising option for startups

Learn more
Total investments 102
Average round size
info
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 57
Rounds per year 5.37
Lead investments 29
Follow on index
info
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 18
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
Summary

In 2007 was created S3 Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Austin. The company was established in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Pivot3, Alkami Technology, OutboundEngine The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Advertising, Mobile.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the S3 Ventures, startups are often financed by Austin Ventures, Silverton Partners, Mesirow Financial. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Silverton Partners, Argonaut Private Equity, HealthpointCapital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Argonaut Private Equity, HealthpointCapital, Silverton Partners.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Comparing to the other companies, this S3 Ventures performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of S3 Ventures:
Typical Co-investors
S3 Ventures is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after S3 Ventures:

Funds with similar focus

Funds from United States
Funds with similar focus located in United States:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Look at other 50 related and similar funds Collapse list
Fund NameLocation
ALN Ventures Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa
Banner Ventures Lehi, United States, Utah
Britbots England, London, United Kingdom
CMB Advisory Pty Ltd Australia, New South Wales, Surry Hills
Evolve Ventures California, San Anselmo, United States
Freeflow Ventures -
Glory Technology (H.K) Group Limited -
Idea Ventures Burbank, California, United States
LEA Partners Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, Karlsruhe
Merion Investment Partners Pennsylvania, Radnor, United States
Newell Brands Inc. Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Panacea Capital Advisors Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Persistence Partners California, Carpinteria, United States
Saddlefire Ventures -
SGI (Silicon Graphics) California, Milpitas, United States
Shanghai Xiaomai Touzi Hehuo Changning, China, Shanghai
Sierba Beijing, China, Haidian
Tagehus Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
VIMIC Limited -
Zhitou Touzi China, Fujian, Xiamen

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Controlrooms.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software
$10M29 Aug 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Arpio

B2B
Internet
SaaS
$8M14 Aug 2023 Durham, North Carolina, United States

Hydrolix

Cloud Data Services
Database
Information Technology
Internet
Outsourcing
$20M05 Jun 2023 Portland, Oregon, United States

Riscosity

Analytics
Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$7M25 Apr 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Chrono.gg

Computer
Gaming
PC Games
$10M31 Jan 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

IFM Restoration

Building Maintenance
Property Management
Real Estate
$20M01 Dec 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

Allstacks

Business Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
SaaS
Software
$12M26 Oct 2022 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

ZSuite Technologies

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$11M04 Aug 2022 Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Sumatra

Consulting
Industrial Automation
Internet
$1M13 Jul 2022 Austin, Texas, United States
News
UpEquity Closes $50M Series B Funding Round to Democratize Homebuying

– UpEquity has closed a $50m Series B funding round led by S3 Ventures with $20m in equity and $30m in debt.
Next Coast Ventures also participated in the round, along with BP Capital Management, Alumni Ventures, Gaingels, Launchpad Capital and Early Light Ventures.
– UpEquity has seen year-over-year revenue growth of 500% and has raised a total of $77m to date.
– The company anticipates originating more than $1bn in mortgages over the next 12 months.
S3 Ventures Partner Charlie Plauche will be joining the UpEquity board.
– UpEquity is part of a new class of startups called Power Buyers that are enabling homebuyers to make all-cash offers.

Buildforce Raises $4M in Funding

– Buildforce is a career lifecycle platform provider.
– The company raised $4m in funding.
– The round was led by TDF Ventures with participation from Mercury and S3 Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth through continued product innovation and expanded go-to-market efforts.

Review

  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Coinvestors
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent S3 Ventures?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!
Total investments 102
Average round size 12M
Rounds per year 5.37
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 29
Follow on index 0.44
Exits 18
Group Appearance index 0.84

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Controlrooms.ai

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software
$10M29 Aug 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Arpio

B2B
Internet
SaaS
$8M14 Aug 2023 Durham, North Carolina, United States

Hydrolix

Cloud Data Services
Database
Information Technology
Internet
Outsourcing
$20M05 Jun 2023 Portland, Oregon, United States

Riscosity

Analytics
Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$7M25 Apr 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

Chrono.gg

Computer
Gaming
PC Games
$10M31 Jan 2023 Austin, Texas, United States

IFM Restoration

Building Maintenance
Property Management
Real Estate
$20M01 Dec 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

Allstacks

Business Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
SaaS
Software
$12M26 Oct 2022 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

ZSuite Technologies

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$11M04 Aug 2022 Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Sumatra

Consulting
Industrial Automation
Internet
$1M13 Jul 2022 Austin, Texas, United States
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: