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Sprout Group

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 123
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$27M
Portfolio companies 77
Rounds per year 2.32
Lead investments 23
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 39
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Medical
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical, Telecommunications. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Relypsa, Sirna Therapeutics.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Sprout Group, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Norwest Venture Partners, Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Delphi Ventures, Enterprise Partners, Norwest Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Delphi Ventures, Three Arch Partners, Kleiner Perkins.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Sprout Group works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2004. The average startup value when the investment from Sprout Group is 50-100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2000.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

CallFixie

Apps
B2B
Facilities Support Services
Infrastructure
$2M31 Mar 2016 Haryana

Relypsa

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$80M14 Aug 2012 Redwood City, California, United States

Relypsa

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$62M01 Jul 2012 Redwood City, California, United States

Relypsa

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$70M08 Aug 2011 Redwood City, California, United States

CyOptics

Internet
Mobile
Optical Communication
$50M26 Jan 2011 Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Relypsa

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$70M13 Sep 2010 Redwood City, California, United States

Aureon Laboratories

Biotechnology
Health Diagnostics
Life Science
$7M14 Apr 2010 New York, United States

TradeBeam

Computer
Consulting
Enterprise Software
Finance
SaaS
Software
$7M21 Sep 2009 California, United States

Calix

Information Technology
Infrastructure
Internet
Software
Telecommunications
VoIP
$50M31 Aug 2009 San Jose, California, United States

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