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Thayer Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 53
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 4.08
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Travel
  • SaaS
  • Hospitality
  • Enterprise Software

The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Thayer Ventures, startups are often financed by Plug and Play, Fortify Ventures, Militello Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Plug and Play, Middleland Capital, Fortify Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Plug and Play, Structure Capital, Spark Capital.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ADARA, Beekeeper, Duetto. 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 fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Travel, SaaS.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from Thayer Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Thayer Ventures performs on 26 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Property Management
$185M15 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Deal Engine

$5M15 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Real Time
Unified Communications
$50M09 Nov 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Canary Technologies

Enterprise Software
$30M27 Oct 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Booster Fuels

Employee Benefits
Fleet Management
Internet of Things
Oil and Gas
Service Industry
$125M25 May 2022 California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$10M28 Mar 2022 South Carolina, United States

Canary Technologies

Enterprise Software
$15M24 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Life House

$60M02 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States


Enterprise Software
Real Time
Unified Communications
$10M26 Nov 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Redeam Announces a $12M Series B

– Redeam has completed a $12M Series B funding raise.
– The raise was led by Vertical Venture Partners and Thayer Ventures.
– The round included participation from existing investors Peninsula Ventures and Cobre Capital, as well as the addition of new investor Boulder Ventures.

Snapcommerce, Message-Driven Mobile Commerce Platform, Raises $85M USD in Funding Led by Inovia Capital and Lion Capital

– Snapcommerce announced an $85M USD growth round to bring total capital raised to over $100M USD.
– The round was co-led by Inovia Capital and Lion Capital with participation from Acrew DCF, Thayer Ventures and Full In Partners, and included existing investors Telstra Ventures and Bee Partners.
– Snapcommerce will use the investment to expand into new consumer verticals executing its broader vision of improving the way people shop on their phones.
– Snapcommerce is a flexible, AI-driven platform that is vertical-agnostic and uses messaging to personalize the mobile shopping experience and deliver the best promotional prices.
– Snapcommerce is projected to cross over $1B USD in total mobile sales in 2021.
– Over 100 Million messages have been exchanged with over 10 Million customers through the Snapcommerce platform to-date.


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