TELUS Ventures - Unicorn Nest

TELUS Ventures

Headquarters Location

Canada, Vancouver

About

In 2001 was created TELUS Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Canada. TELUS Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Vancouver.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lavastorm, sentitO Networks, AppNeta. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Wireless, Internet. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the TELUS Ventures, startups are often financed by Skypoint Capital, Partech, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Qualcomm Ventures, Technology Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Matrix Partners, Technology Venture Partners, Qualcomm Ventures.

When the investment is from TELUS Ventures the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. This TELUS Ventures works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2003. 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 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded

2001

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: telus.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first, first_initial last, last first_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

88.6% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

4-6

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

45.6% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x11.3

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.4 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.25 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Skypoint Capital, Partech, Intel Capital

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