The Artesian Group

The Artesian Group

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The Artesian Group is the renowned VC, which was created in 2008.

The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. In comparison with other funds, The Artesian Group makes 4 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. In 2012, the fund's activity was at its peak.

The fund was established by Alasdair Kilgour. Besides the listed founders, we have found 1 key employee of this fund in our database.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Internet of Things, Analytics. In addition, there are 4 more industries where it has achieved success. Among the most popular portfolio start-up of the fund, is CapLinked.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Aside from The Artesian Group, start-ups are often funded by Peter Thiel, Oakhouse Partners, Joe Lonsdale. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Wavemaker Partners, Hercules Capital, Inc., Founders Fund. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Artha India Ventures, SeedInvest, Indicator Ventures.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

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

100.0% of cases

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


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

33.3% of cases

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

1.9 years

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

0.67 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Oakhouse Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Artha India Ventures, SeedInvest, Indicator Ventures

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