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Sorenson Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Fraser Bullock Ron Mika Steve Young Tim Layton

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Total investments 72
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$38M
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 3.60
Lead investments 18
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 20
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
Summary

Sorenson Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2002. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Lehi. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

This organization was formed by Fraser Bullock, Ron Mika, Steve Young, Tim Layton. The overall number of key employees were 5.

The typical startup value when the investment from Sorenson Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2013. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Sorenson Capital works on 1 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 53 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Pluralsight, Omniture, Fastly We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Sorenson Capital, startups are often financed by Mayfield Fund, Commerce Ventures, Battery Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Norwest Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Upfront Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Norwest Venture Partners, BYU Cougar Capital, Pelion Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Expeto

Information Services
Information Technology
$12M05 Dec 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Boostsecurity.io

Cyber Security
Security
Software
$9M16 Nov 2022 Quebec, Quebec, Canada

LiveView Technologies

Network Security
Security
Software
$50M14 Jun 2022 Orem, Utah, United States

Vendia

Analytics
Cloud Infrastructure
Data Integration
Information Technology
PaaS
SaaS
$30M31 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Harness

Artificial Intelligence
Delivery
Developer Tools
SaaS
$175M26 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Tive

Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
Shipping
Software
Supply Chain Management
$54M11 Apr 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Lilt

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Software
Translation Service
$55M07 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

LinkSquares

Artificial Intelligence
Consulting
Contact Management
Information Technology
Internet
Legal
Legal Tech
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$100M04 Apr 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

GuideCX, Inc.

Consulting
Consumer Software
Information Technology
Internet
Project Management
Software
$25M02 Feb 2022 Utah, United States
News
Software supply chain management company Cloudsmith raises $15M

– Cloudsmith has raised $15m in a series A funding round led by Tiger Global, with participation from Shasta, Amaranthine, Sorenson, Leadout Capital, Frontline, MMC, and Techstart.
– The infusion brings the company’s total raised to over $17m.
– Cloudsmith’s platform aims to solve this by helping organizations distribute software without the need for local datacenters and the costs associated with them.
– Cloudsmith can also automatically scan for security vulnerabilities, helping businesses avoid introducing exploits into their software supply chains.

LinkSquares Announces $40 Million in Series B Funding Led by Sorenson Capital

– LinkSquares, provider of the fastest and most comprehensive AI-powered contract lifecycle management and analysis tool, announced it has raised $40m in Series B financing led by Sorenson Capital.
– New investors Catalyst Investors, Xerox, Bottomline Technologies, DraftKings’ founders and key legal and compliance executives, as well as existing investors Hyperplane Venture Capital, MassMutual Ventures, First Ascent Ventures participated in the round.
Sorenson Capital Partner Brady Broadbent and Bottomline Technologies General Counsel Danielle Sheer are new appointments to the LinkSquares Board of Directors.
– The company has raised $61.4m to date, and will use the financing to expand its team, advance the LinkSquares technology and develop new strategic business partnerships.

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