Tao Capital Partners Founded 2002
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Total investments 26
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$56M
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 1.37
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Business Development
Finance
Financial Services
Summary

Tao Capital Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2002. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Agriculture. The fund has no exact preference 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. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline PAX Labs, Zymergen, DreamBox Learning For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Tao Capital Partners, startups are often financed by VentureSouth, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, Prelude Ventures, LLC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GV, Prelude Ventures, LLC, S2G Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VentureSouth, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, S2G Ventures.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

When the investment is from Tao Capital Partners the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Tao Capital Partners works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Granular
Agriculture
Analytics
Cloud Computing
Farming
Logistics
SaaS
Software
Series B
18M22 Jul 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Brightloom
Hardware
Mobile Apps
Restaurants
SaaS
Corporate Round
30M22 Jul 2019 Panama, San Francisco
908 Devices
Battery
Chemical
Hardware
Manufacturing
Series D
20M15 Mar 2017 United Kingdom, Boston
Benson Hill
Agriculture
AgTech
Biotechnology
Series C
65M10 Sep 2018 United States, City of Saint Louis
Aquion Energy
CleanTech
Energy
Energy Management
Energy Storage
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
Series E
36M29 Sep 2014 United States, Pittsburgh
PAX Labs
Cannabis
Consumer Electronics
Product Design
Venture - Series Unknown
20M22 Oct 2018 Panama, San Francisco
Brightloom
Hardware
Mobile Apps
Restaurants
SaaS
Venture - Series Unknown
15M02 Feb 2021 Panama, San Francisco
Zymergen
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
Machine Learning
Robotics
Series B
130M11 Oct 2016 United States, Emeryville
Revinate
Enterprise Software
Hospitality
SaaS
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
Series C
13M30 Jun 2016 Panama, San Francisco
Powerhive
Cloud Computing
Energy
Software
Solar
Series A
20M25 Jan 2016 United States, Berkeley
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