Signal Equity Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Tim Bradley


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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.32
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Consulting
  • Information Services
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence

In 1996 was created Signal Equity Partners, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2000. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Signal Equity Partners performs on 9 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Signal Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Wheatley Partners, Trident Capital, The eMedia Club. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wheatley Partners, Trident Capital, GE Equity. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Trident Capital, Boston Millennia Partners, Tudor Ventures.

The current fund was established by Tim Bradley.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are CRM, Project Management. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Step 9 Software, Evoke Software, Infotrieve

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business Information Systems
Information Services
$7M09 Nov 2007 Connecticut, United States


Business Information Systems
Information Services
$21M15 Jan 2004 Connecticut, United States

Evoke Software

Business Intelligence
$25M18 Dec 2000 San Francisco, California, United States

Spike Broadband Systems

Information Technology
$47M14 Nov 2000 Nashua, New Hampshire, United States

Step 9 Software

Consumer Software
$15M19 Sep 2000 Virginia, United States

DeskTalk Systems

Application Performance Management
Productivity Tools
Project Management
$15M01 Jun 2000 Torrance, California, United States


Business Information Systems
Information Services
$10M28 Feb 2000 Connecticut, United States

Evoke Software

Business Intelligence
$16M14 Dec 1999 United States, San Francisco


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