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Trinity Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Noel Fenton


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Total investments 474
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 244
Rounds per year 13.17
Lead investments 106
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Exits 128
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
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Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Internet

Trinity Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1986. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

The current fund was established by Noel Fenton. The overall number of key employees were 9.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The typical startup value when the investment from Trinity Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this Trinity Ventures works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Aruba Networks, zulily, New Relic. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Cloud Computing.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Trinity Ventures, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, K9 Ventures, Benchmark. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sapphire Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, InterWest Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Meritech Capital Partners, Benchmark, Accel.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Machine Learning
$115M21 Mar 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States


Cloud Data Services
Property Management
Real Estate
$36M22 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Cyrus Biotechnology

$18M06 Dec 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Life House

$60M02 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

Arize AI

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$19M28 Sep 2021 Berkeley, California, United States


Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Open Source
Web Apps
$130M17 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Mobile Apps
Point of Sale
Small and Medium Businesses
$60M28 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States


Machine Learning
$60M22 Jun 2021 Palo Alto, California, United States


Enterprise Software
$200M02 Jun 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States
Apollo GraphQL Raises $130M in Series D Funding

– Apollo GraphQL is a San Francisco, CA-based developer of open source and commercial GraphQL API technologies.
– Series D funding was led by Insight Partners with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Next47 and Hatim Shafique, Chief Customer Officer at DataBricks.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s product development efforts.

Squire Technologies Raises $60M in Series D Financing; Valued at $750M

– Squire Technologies is a NYC-based barbershop management and POS system provider.
– Company raised $60m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from ICONIQ Capital, Charles River Ventures and Trinity Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to further scale the company’s sales and engineering teams.


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