The Engine Founded 2016
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Total investments 7
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 1.40
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Angel Investment
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Social Impact
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2016 was created The Engine, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Cambridge.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the The Engine, startups are often financed by National Science Foundation, MassChallenge, Breakout Labs. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Prelude Ventures, LLC, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Hyperplane Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Prelude Ventures, LLC, PRIME Impact Fund, OGCI Climate Investments.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Commonwealth Fusion, ISEE, C2Sense. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical Device, Food Processing. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
ISEE
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Machine Learning
Series A
15M11 Nov 2019 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Kytopen
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Life Science
Seed
3M28 May 2019 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Boston Metal
Building Material
CleanTech
Series A
20M10 Jan 2019 United States, Woburn
Via Separations
Advanced Materials
CleanTech
Energy Efficiency
Industrial
Manufacturing
Product Research
Seed
4M13 Jun 2021 United States, Watertown
Zapata Computing
Computer
Quantum Computing
Software
Series A
21M13 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Boston
Boston Metal
Building Material
CleanTech
Series B
50M13 Jun 2021 United States, Woburn
Mori
AgTech
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Series A
12M13 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Boston
Via Separations
Advanced Materials
CleanTech
Energy Efficiency
Industrial
Manufacturing
Product Research
Pre-Seed
19 Sep 2017 United States, Watertown
Via Separations
Advanced Materials
CleanTech
Energy Efficiency
Industrial
Manufacturing
Product Research
Series A
4M14 Mar 2019 United States, Watertown
Lilac Solutions
Advanced Materials
Chemical
Energy Storage
Natural Resources
Series A
20M20 Feb 2020 United States, Middletown
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