Techstart Ventures

Founded 2014


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Total investments 95
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 63
Rounds per year 13.57
Lead investments 35
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Manufacturing

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Belfast. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Techstart Ventures, startups are often financed by [email protected], Angel CoFund, Techstars Austin Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Clarendon Fund Managers, Co-FundNI, Angel CoFund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Clarendon Fund Managers, [email protected], Co-FundNI.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Information Technology. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight axial3D, Neurovalens. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 41 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Techstart Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Techstart Ventures performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


08 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Belfast


Data Integration
Loyalty Programs
$993K14 Apr 2021 Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom

Industrial Manufacturing
$75K13 Apr 2021 Belfast Northern Ireland United Kingdom

Parsley Box

Food Delivery
Food Processing
$7M18 Jan 2021 City of Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom

05 Jan 2021 City of Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom


Data Visualization
Life Science
$850K08 Dec 2020 Glasgow Scotland United Kingdom

Product Guru

$342K15 Nov 2020 United Kingdom, Glasgow

Information Technology
$1M22 Oct 2020 City of Edinburgh Scotland United Kingdom


Financial Services
$1M04 Oct 2020 England London United Kingdom
Software supply chain management company Cloudsmith raises $15M

– Cloudsmith has raised $15m in a series A funding round led by Tiger Global, with participation from Shasta, Amaranthine, Sorenson, Leadout Capital, Frontline, MMC, and Techstart.
– The infusion brings the company’s total raised to over $17m.
– Cloudsmith’s platform aims to solve this by helping organizations distribute software without the need for local datacenters and the costs associated with them.
– Cloudsmith can also automatically scan for security vulnerabilities, helping businesses avoid introducing exploits into their software supply chains.


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