Serra Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Dennis Beard Rob Schultz Stephen Beck Tim Hoerr

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Total investments 198
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 83
Rounds per year 8.61
Lead investments 22
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.58
Exits 11
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Software
  • Medical
  • Analytics
Summary

Serra Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1998. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Champaign.

This organization was formed by Dennis Beard, Rob Schultz, Steve Beck, Tim Hoerr. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The average startup value when the investment from Serra Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Serra Ventures performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Blooma, 640 Labs, Earshot. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Medical Device. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Serra Ventures, startups are often financed by Illinois Ventures, Village Global, Flyover Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Illinois Ventures, Flyover Capital, Cultivation Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Flyover Capital, Cultivation Capital, National Institutes of Health.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vytelle

Biotechnology
$13M28 Sep 2021 Oregon, United States

Leo Cancer Care

Health Care
$25M20 Jul 2021 Surrey, England, United Kingdom

Reconstruct

Computer Vision
Construction
Infrastructure
SaaS
$17M08 Jul 2021 California, United States

Swarm Engineering

Internet of Things
Logistics
Software
Supply Chain Management
$2M15 Apr 2021 Irvine, California, United States

Daasity

Analytics
Data Integration
Data Visualization
E-Commerce
$3M26 Mar 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Network Perception

Analytics
Information Technology
Infrastructure
Network Security
Security
$2M16 Dec 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States

GoSite

Apps
CRM
Enterprise Software
Internet
Messaging
SaaS
SMS
Software
$40M01 Dec 2020 San Diego, California, United States

Cardea Bio

Biotechnology
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
$7M17 Sep 2020 San Diego, California, United States

GoSite

Apps
CRM
Enterprise Software
Internet
Messaging
SaaS
SMS
Software
$16M10 Aug 2020 San Diego, California, United States
News
Leo Cancer Care Raises $25.3M in Series B Funding

– Leo Cancer Care is a Horley, UK- and Middleton, Wisconsin-based radiation therapy startup.
– The company raised $25.3m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Pureland Global Venture, Yu Galaxy, WARF, Alumni Ventures, Junson Capital and Serra Ventures as well as industry leaders CHC, Cosylab, Toret Devices and Radiation Business Solutions.
– The new investment will be used to expand their teams in the US, Europe and Singapore and continue the development of its upright radiotherapy solutions.

Reconstruct Secures $17.3 Million to Empower Remote Quality Control & Progress Monitoring for Construction and Real Estate

– Reconstruct, the leader in AI-powered remote quality control and progress monitoring software, announces its $17.3 million Series B funding round.
– Led by the Nemetschek Group, a global leader in construction software, along with other leading AEC companies and tech titans – EquipmentShare/Romulus Capital, STO Building Group, ThorntonTomasetti, SHoP Architects, Syska Hennessy, and Asia Pacific Land.
– This infusion of capital will enable Reconstruct’s integration with industry-leading software like Bluebeam and accelerate global expansion.
– In addition to these multi-national investors leading the round, the Company boasts 100% participation of its existing shareholders including Serra Ventures and Cultivation Capital.

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