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Tandem Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Doug Renert Sunil Bhargava


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Total investments 66
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 49
Rounds per year 4.12
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 13
Key employees 5
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Mobile
  • Software
  • Apps
  • Internet of Things
  • iOS

Tandem Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Burlingame. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Tandem Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Tandem Capital performs on 10 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PagerDuty, Bellwether Coffee, Outdoorsy. 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 most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet of Things, E-Commerce.

The fund was created by Doug Renert, Sunil Bhargava. The overall number of key employees were 5.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Tandem Capital, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Founder Collective, The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator,, Autotech Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GGV Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lambda School

Higher Education
$74M21 Aug 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

3D Technology
Computer Vision
Video Streaming
$10M10 Jun 2020 California, United States

Coral Labs

Consumer Electronics
$4M20 Dec 2019 San Mateo, California, United States

Bellwether Coffee

Food and Beverage
Information Technology
$40M04 Sep 2019 Berkeley, California, United States


Asset Management
Internet of Things
Real Time
$26M07 Aug 2019 Milpitas, California, United States


Service Industry
$10M01 May 2019 Redwood City, California, United States


Peer to Peer
$50M15 Jan 2019 Austin, Texas, United States

Bellwether Coffee

Food and Beverage
Information Technology
$10M27 Aug 2018 Berkeley, California, United States

NomNomNow Inc.

Consumer Goods
Food Delivery
Health Care
Information Technology
$10M11 May 2018 Oakland, California, United States


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