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Synapse Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Evangelos Simoudis Matthew Chagan


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 2.57
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Software
  • Automotive

Synapse Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Data Integration, Software. The fund has 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. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Paxata, Divergent 3D,

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Synapse Partners works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Synapse Partners, startups are often financed by Startup Funding Club, True Ventures, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True Ventures,, Western Technology Investment. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GreatPoint Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Inimiti.

This organization was formed by Evangelos Simoudis, Matthew Chagan. We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

AWAKE Mobility

$4M12 Sep 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Satoshi's Games

Video Games
$2M27 Nov 2021 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Humanising Autonomy

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Human Computer Interaction
Machine Learning
$11M21 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


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Predictive Analytics
$12M21 Jul 2021 Redwood City, California, United States

AWAKE Mobility

12 Apr 2021 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$2M01 Oct 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Humanising Autonomy

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Human Computer Interaction
Machine Learning
$5M19 Jun 2019 England

Humanising Autonomy

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Human Computer Interaction
Machine Learning
$700K01 Jul 2018 London, England, United Kingdom

Divergent 3D

3D Printing
27 Mar 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States


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