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Trident Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Donald Dixon John Moragne


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Total investments 223
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 121
Rounds per year 7.69
Lead investments 66
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 69
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Advertising
  • SaaS

Trident Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1993. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Trident Capital, startups are often financed by Advanced Technology Ventures, Hearst Ventures, EPIC Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Hearst Ventures, EPIC Ventures, Boston Millennia Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Hearst Ventures, Advanced Technology Ventures, Intel Capital.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The top activity for fund was in 2000. The typical startup value when the investment from Trident Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. This Trident Capital works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The current fund was established by Donald Dixon, John Moragne. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite 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 HomeAway, Flexport, KAYAK.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Alethea AI

Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
01 Jan 2020 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore


Cyber Security
$36M11 Jul 2017 Mountain View, California, United States


Cyber Security
Information Technology
$11M16 May 2017 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Mojo Networks

Enterprise Software
Network Management Software
Wireless Service Providers
$30M08 Feb 2017 Mountain View, California, United States


Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$14M03 Aug 2016 California, United States


Market Research
Test and Measurement
Usability Testing
UX Design
$34M15 Oct 2015 San Jose, California, United States

AT&T CyberSecurity

Cloud Computing
Cyber Security
Developer APIs
Information Technology
Network Security
Open Source
$52M19 Aug 2015 California, United States


Cloud Management
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
18 Aug 2015 Dallas, Texas, United States


Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
15 Jul 2015 California, United States


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