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The Vertical Group

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 65
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 1.91
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 19
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Medical
  • Biotechnology
  • Therapeutics

The Vertical Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 1988. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Basking Ridge. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Medical Device, Biotechnology. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Omada Health, TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, Elron Electronic Industries. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the The Vertical Group, startups are often financed by Warburg Pincus, Maryland Venture Fund, LaunchCapital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Latterell Venture Partners, Domain Associates, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Warburg Pincus, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), The New Markets Growth Fund.

The top activity for fund was in 2006. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this The Vertical Group works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from The Vertical Group the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Computer Vision
Virtual Reality
$5M11 Nov 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$73M20 Jun 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
$30M19 Apr 2022 San Diego, California, United States

Route 92 Medical

Health Care
$56M14 Dec 2021 California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Medical Device
$10M16 Dec 2020 San Diego, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$3M14 Sep 2020 New Haven, Connecticut, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$1M05 Mar 2018 New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Hinge Health

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$8M24 Jul 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Silk Road Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$47M18 Jul 2017 Sunnyvale, California, United States


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