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Sumitomo Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 5
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$20M
Portfolio companies 5
Lead investments 0
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Cyber Security
  • Health Diagnostics
  • Information Services
  • Medical Device
Summary

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Flash Storage, Risk Management. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ArcSight, Fusion-io, FaceTime Communications, Inc 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.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Sumitomo Ventures, startups are often financed by Oxford Bioscience Partners, Avalon Ventures, Alloy Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TH Lee Putnam Ventures, Special Situations Funds, Silicon Valley Internet Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Triangle Peak Partners, TH Lee Putnam Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Sumitomo Ventures works on 51 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2009.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Know Labs

Health Diagnostics
Information Services
Medical Device
Wearables
$5M13 Jun 2013 Seattle, Washington, United States

Electronics
Nanotechnology
Software
$14M01 Nov 2009 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Fusion-io

Cloud Computing
Database
Enterprise Software
Flash Storage
Infrastructure
Software
Virtualization
$47M07 Apr 2009 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

ArcSight

Cyber Security
Enterprise
Information Technology
Risk Management
Security
Software
$3M30 Jun 2006 Palo Alto, California, United States

FaceTime Communications, Inc

Cyber Security
Internet
Messaging
Mobile
$30M31 Jan 2000 California, United States

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