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Sandalphon Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Jonathan Ellis


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Total investments 35
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 5.83
Lead investments 0
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Exits 3
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Real Estate
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics

Sandalphon Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Chicago. The company was established in North America in United States.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Page Vault, Balto Software, Provi. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Property Management, Software.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Sandalphon Capital, startups are often financed by Harvard Business School Angels Chicago, Chicago Ventures, 500 Startups. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Service Provider Capital, MATH Venture Partners, M25. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Harvard Business School Angels Chicago, Cultivation Capital, MATH Venture Partners.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from Sandalphon Capital the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Jonathan Ellis. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Visual Feeder

Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
$1M13 May 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Ascent Integrated Tech

Public Safety
$1M31 Jan 2022 Champaign, Illinois, United States

Delta Trainer

$6M10 Jan 2022 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

$2M14 Dec 2021 Dover, Delaware, United States


Human Resources
$1M15 Nov 2021 Wichita, Kansas, United States

Levered Learning

$1M07 Oct 2021 Soquel, California, United States


Data Visualization
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$1M25 Aug 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Speech Recognition
$37M19 Aug 2021 City of Saint Louis, Missouri, United States


Legal Tech
$199K02 Aug 2021 Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
Balto Raises $37.5M; Pushes to Close Execution Gap for Contact Centers

– Balto announced the completion of a $37.5m Series B funding round.
– The funding was led by Stripes and joined by RingCentral Ventures.
– Existing investors that participated include Sierra Ventures, TIA Ventures, OCA Ventures, Stage Venture Partners, SaaS Venture Capital, Sandalphon Capital, Cultivation Capital, and Atreides Management.
– The funding comes on the heels of Balto’s two latest product releases and as Balto’s Real-Time Platform surpasses 75 million guided calls and 160 million Real-Time Recommendations.


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