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Sherpalo Ventures

Investor type Angel Group
Founders Ram Shriram


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Total investments 71
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 51
Rounds per year 3.09
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Internet
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology

Sherpalo Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Flexport, InMobi, Gusto. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Advertising, Apps. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Ram Shriram.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Sherpalo Ventures, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, First Round Capital, SV Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are SV Angel, Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Felicis Ventures, Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital.

The important activity for fund was in 2008. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from Sherpalo Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Sherpalo Ventures performs on 3 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

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Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Information Technology
Sales Automation
$90M03 Aug 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Skyroot Aerospace

$4M27 Jan 2022 India, Andhra Pradesh, India


Health Care
$73M30 Jun 2021 Menlo Park, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
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Information Technology
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$40M21 Apr 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Home Health Care
$3M29 Jan 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Machine Learning
$11M01 May 2020 San Jose, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
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$3M01 Oct 2018 San Jose, California, United States


Product Management
Real Time
01 Jan 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Financial Services
$2M14 Apr 2016 Uttar Pradesh
Antheia Raises $73M in Series B Funding

– Antheia, a Menlo Parck CA-based synthetic biology company, raised $73M in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Sherpalo Ventures and Hillspire.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand its pipeline and scale production in global markets.


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