Saratoga Ventures

Saratoga Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Santa Clara


The VC's location is in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Santa Clara.

In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. The fund's activity peaked in 2008. When Saratoga Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. Saratoga Ventures is involved in 9 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. Broncus Technologies, Tibion Bionic Technologies, Intact Medical are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Along with Saratoga Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Nexus Medical Partners, Menlo Ventures, DeNovo Ventures as well as 1 other investor. The fund often co-invests with DeNovo Ventures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, Nexus Medical Partners, overall with 1 fund from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Accuitive Medical Ventures, Valiance Asset Management, Origin Partners, and 8 VCs in total.

The fund was created by Richard Ferrari.

Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first last_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

12.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.2 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Nexus Medical Partners, Menlo Ventures, DeNovo Ventures

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