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SK Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Eric Norlin Paul Kedrosky

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Total investments 60
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 5.45
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 17
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Robotics
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics
Summary

SK Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The top activity for fund was in 2014. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this SK Ventures performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from SK Ventures the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Cloud Computing, Sports. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Socar, 3D Robotics, Guesty

This organization was formed by Eric Norlin, Paul Kedrosky. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the SK Ventures, startups are often financed by True Ventures, Techstars Boulder Accelerator, Techstars Boston Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Foundry Group, True Ventures, Techstars Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by True Ventures, 4490 Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

XMTP

Cryptocurrency
Software
$20M31 Aug 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

Amperon

Artificial Intelligence
Energy
Test and Measurement
$2M13 Apr 2020 New York, New York, United States

SkyWatch

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Information Technology
$7M03 Jan 2020 Ontario

Vouched

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Identity Management
Machine Learning
Security
Software
$4M08 Aug 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States

Fantasy Life

Apps
Mobile Apps
Sports
02 Aug 2019 New York, New York, United States

Educative

E-Learning
EBooks
Education
Software
$2M14 Nov 2018 Seattle, Washington, United States

Groundhog

Blockchain
E-Commerce Platforms
Ethereum
FinTech
Payments
Software
$500K11 Jul 2018 Nova Scotia

SkyWatch

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Information Technology
$3M01 Feb 2018 Ontario

Klue

B2B
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Sales
Software
$4M27 Sep 2017 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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