South Carolina Research Authority

South Carolina Research Authority

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Headquarters Location

United States, Columbia


South Carolina Research Authority is a well known and established Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2006. The fund is located in United States, North America. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Columbia.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019. In comparison with other funds, South Carolina Research Authority makes 18 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 21 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund's activity peaked in 2010. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Along with South Carolina Research Authority, start-ups are often financed by VentureSouth, Windspeed Ventures, Sunbridge Partners as well as 6 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Windspeed Ventures, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, Sunbridge Partners, overall with 3 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by VentureSouth, Windspeed Ventures, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, as well as 9 other investors.

GreenWizard, ENGAGE Talent, Heatworks are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Health Care, Computer. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, last first_initial

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

100.0% of cases

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


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

10.7% of cases

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


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

0.4 years

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

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

VentureSouth, Windspeed Ventures, Sunbridge Partners

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