The Halo Fund

Founded 2000
Founders Carol Sands

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Total investments 14
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 0.67
Lead investments 1
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 4
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Video
  • Video Streaming
  • Communication Software
  • Biotechnology
Summary

The Halo Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Mountain View. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Publishing, Education. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Intrapace, Sonoma Orthopedics, Ensighten.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the The Halo Fund, startups are often financed by The Angels' Forum, Garage Technology Ventures, Storm Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Garage Technology Ventures, Storm Ventures, Sapphire Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by The Angels' Forum, Storm Ventures, Garage Technology Ventures.

This organization was formed by Carol Sands.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2009. The important activity for fund was in 2012. This The Halo Fund works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Komodo Learning

Apps
Children
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Publishing
$308K17 Mar 2015 Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Intrapace

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$6M04 Sep 2012 San Jose, California, United States

Wordlock

Hardware
Software
$300K01 Jan 2012 San Jose, California, United States

Qumu

Communication Software
Software
Video
Video Streaming
$8M21 Sep 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Qumu

Communication Software
Software
Video
Video Streaming
$10M21 Jul 2008 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Sonoma Orthopedics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Hospital
Medical Device
$10M21 May 2007 Santa Rosa, California, United States

Sonoma Orthopedics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Hospital
Medical Device
$3M01 Apr 2007 Santa Rosa, California, United States

Qumu

Communication Software
Software
Video
Video Streaming
$5M22 May 2006 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Modviz

Information Technology
Software
$2M01 Sep 2004 Berkeley, California, United States

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