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Shasta Ventures

Shasta Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park

About

Shasta Ventures was established in 2004, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in United States, North America. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. Apptio, Nextdoor, Zuora are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are SaaS, Marketing. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 51 more areas of investment. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 4 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low.

Shasta Ventures participates, on average, in 11 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 14 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. When Shasta Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2014. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2017.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Aside from Shasta Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Redpoint, FLOODGATE, Tenaya Capital and 198 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Salesforce Ventures, Opus Capital, Mayfield Fund, the total number of co-investors is 206. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Trident Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, as well as 156 other investors.

This VC was founded by Ravi Mohan, Rob Coneybeer. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 9.

Year Founded

2004

Fund Activity

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: shastaventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first_initial last, first '.' last, last

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

97.5% of cases

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

13-24

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

42.2% of cases

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

x6.9

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

2.7 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.13 out of 1

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

0.65 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

6

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Redpoint, FLOODGATE, Tenaya Capital

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