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Techstars Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Brad Feld David Brown David Cohen


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Total investments 406
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 294
Rounds per year 23.88
Lead investments 28
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 72
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
  • Finance

In 2012 was created Techstars Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Boulder.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Techstars Ventures, startups are often financed by Walter Winshall, Uncork Capital, ff Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Social Leverage, Founders' Co-op, ff Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VTF Capital, Union Square Ventures, RRE Ventures.

Comparing to the other companies, this Techstars Ventures performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from Techstars Ventures the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Software. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Uber, SendGrid, Twilio For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Information Services
Information Technology
$5M21 Nov 2022 Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia


Mobile Apps
$1M09 Nov 2022 Budapest, Hungary


$2M20 Oct 2022 -


$5M21 Sep 2022 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
$1M15 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States


Organic Food
$750K31 Aug 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States


Content Creators
Information Technology
$1M01 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Advertising Platforms
Content Delivery Network
Content Marketing
Social Media Marketing
$3M14 Jul 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Options MD

Health Care
$2M30 Jun 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States
Machinery Partner Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding

– Machinery Partner, a Boston, MA-based company offering novel procurement, financing and support for small businesses needing heavy machinery, raised $4.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by One Way Ventures (from Boston and focused on backing immigrant founders) and Euclid Ventures (from the West Coast and focused on B2B marketplaces), with participation from PJC and Techstars Ventures, as well as angel investors including early Uber employees, dozens of founders of Venture backed companies, and Nicole Glaros, the Chief Investment Strategy Officer of Techstars.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate sales as well as technology development.

Aunt Bertha Raises $27M in Funding

– Aunt Bertha, an operator of closed-loop social care networks, raised $27M in funding.
– The funding round was led by Warburg Pincus, with participation from existing investors Pershing Square Foundation, Techstars Ventures, Noro-Moseley Partners, Digitalis Ventures and The Social Entrepreneurs’ Fund (TSEF).
– The company intends to use the funds to enhance its free and paid products and continue to expand its new marketplace.


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