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Three Tree Ventures

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Shawn Carpenter


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 2.27
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Cyber Security
  • Software
  • Security
  • Real Estate
  • Network Security

In 2011 was created Three Tree Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Falls Church.

The current fund was established by Shawn Carpenter. We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Three Tree Ventures, startups are often financed by Kelly Perdew, Tom Ferry, Thrive Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Jonathan Keidan. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Paladin Capital Group, Grotech Ventures, Zhejiang Zhongnan Holding Group.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Compass, RideScout, lettrs. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Real Estate, Financial Services.

Comparing to the other companies, this Three Tree Ventures performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Three Tree Ventures is 50-100 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2014. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Runway Software

Network Security
01 Dec 2021 -


Cyber Security
IT Management
$2M18 Nov 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


01 Feb 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


Craft Beer
Information Services
$750K01 Jul 2019 Sterling, Virginia, United States

Awake Security

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
$30M17 Jul 2017 San Jose, California, United States

Falls Church Distillers

Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
02 Feb 2017 Falls Church, Virginia, United States

Dark Cubed

Cyber Security
$1M19 Jan 2017 Alexandria, Virginia, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
Risk Management
$1M30 Dec 2016 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Efflux Systems

Cyber Security
$2M18 May 2016 Maryland, United States


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