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Shamrock Capital Advisors

Shamrock Capital Advisors

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Headquarters Location

United States, Los Angeles


Shamrock Capital Advisors was established in 1978, and is a well known VC. The main office of this VC is situated in Los Angeles. This investor is located in North America, United States.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 14 key employees of this fund in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Along with Shamrock Capital Advisors, start-ups are often financed by Pentech Ventures, Scottish Investment Bank, Piton Capital as well as 4 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Techno Venture Management, Piton Capital, Pentech Ventures, overall with 5 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Techno Venture Management, The Social Entrepreneurs Fund (TSEF), Lilly Ventures, and 3 VCs in total.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Video Streaming, Marketing. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 10 more areas of investment. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Appetize, T3Media, First Access are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

In 2001, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. When Shamrock Capital Advisors invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 52 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. Shamrock Capital Advisors is involved in 12 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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

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

91.7% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


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

9.5% 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]

1.1 years

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

0.05 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Pentech Ventures, Scottish Investment Bank, Piton Capital

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