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TL Ventures

TL Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Wayne


TL Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 1988. The primary office of this VC is located in Wayne. The VC's location is in North America, United States.

The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. The fund's activity peaked in 2000. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2006. In real terms, this VC performs 9 percentage points more exits than other funds. When TL Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. In comparison with other funds, TL Ventures makes 0 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Software, Biotechnology. In addition, there are 10 more industries where it has achieved success. Celator Pharmaceuticals,, Powered are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 4-5 participants. Along with TL Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Austin Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Intel Capital as well as 30 other investors. The fund often co-invests with U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Intel Capital, EnerTech Capital, overall with 67 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Intel Capital, Austin Ventures, Venrock, and 42 VCs in total.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, last

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

94.4% of cases

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

33.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

0.45 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Following

Intel Capital, Austin Ventures, Venrock

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