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Trend Forward Capital

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 5.00
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Other Financial Services
  • Payments

Trend Forward Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. Trend Forward Capital seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The main department of described VC is located in the San Jose.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. When the investment is from Trend Forward Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 partakers. Despite the Trend Forward Capital, startups are often financed by Relay Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Horizons Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kensington Capital Partners Limited, innogy Ventures, Tiger Global Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Triphammer Ventures, Total Access Fund, TELUS Ventures.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Affectiva, Veem, MOJIO. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are iOS, Fitness.

We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hostfully, Inc.

$4M26 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
$3M03 May 2022 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States


Consumer Applications
Consumer Reviews
Mobile Apps
24 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States


Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Market Research
$2M26 May 2021 San Jose, California, United States


College Recruiting
Human Resources
$2M02 Apr 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States


Human Resources
Information Services
Information Technology
$900K11 Nov 2020 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Wedge Networks

Business Information Systems
Information Technology
Network Security
$5M03 Nov 2020 Calgary, Canada


Financial Services
Financial Software
Other Financial Services
$31M16 Sep 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Management Information Systems
$25M09 Jul 2020 Mountain View, California, United States
Datacy raises $2.4M to help consumers monetize their own damn data

– Datacy, a startup with its headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, announced that it has closed $2.4m in new funding to continue building its consumer-friendly data collection and monetization service.
– The company is effectively an argument that the preceding sentence is possible.
– Datacy is a tool that allows individuals to collect their browsing data, manage it, have it anonymized and aggregated with others and then sold.
– The end-user gets 85% of the resulting revenue, while Datacy takes 15%.
– Its model has found financial backing, with its new capital coming from Trend Forward Capital, Truesight Ventures, Redhawk VC, the Female Founders Alliance and others.


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