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Susa Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Chad Byers Leo Polovets Seth Berman


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Total investments 191
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 123
Rounds per year 21.22
Lead investments 21
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 10
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care

In 2013 was created Susa Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 participants. Despite the Susa Ventures, startups are often financed by GV, Founders Fund, First Round Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Paul Buchheit, Felicis Ventures, Bloomberg Beta. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by First Round Capital, Y Combinator, Index Ventures.

The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The high activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Susa Ventures performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Susa Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Finance, Information Technology. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Robinhood, Flexport, Andela The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
$4M02 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
$5M24 May 2022 Walnut, California, United States


Freight Service
Supply Chain Management
$120M10 May 2022 Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Health Care
Information Technology
15 Apr 2022 Santa Monica, California, United States

Newfront Insurance

$200M12 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical Device
$100M07 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Consumer Software
Real Estate
$15M06 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Flock Homes

Real Estate
Rental Property
$26M24 Mar 2022 Denver, Colorado, United States


Corporate Training
$40M23 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
Chapter Raises $17M in Series A Funding

– Chapter is a New York-based Medicare Advisor.
– The company raised $17M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Narya Capital with participation from Susa Ventures, Maverick Ventures, XYZ Venture Capital, Core Innovation Capital and Health2047 Capital Partners.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s product development efforts, expand its team of engineers and licensed advisors, and further invest in supporting its members.

Ascend raises $5.5M to provide a BNPL option for commercial insurance

– Ascend, a payments platform for insurance companies, raised $5.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by First Round Capital and joined by Susa Ventures, FirstMark Capital, Box Group and a group of angel investors.
– The company is live in 20 states.
– It offers point-of-sale financing to enable insurance brokers to break up those commercial payments into monthly installments.


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