Trinity Ventures

Founded 1986
Founders Noel Fenton


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Total investments 396
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 240
Rounds per year 11.31
Lead investments 94
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 112
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


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


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


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


Information Technology
$15M28 Apr 2021 United States, Palo Alto

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Higher Education
Software Engineering
$20M24 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco


Big Data
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Product Search
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$150M19 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco

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Artificial Intelligence
Data Visualization
Developer Tools
Machine Learning
$45M01 Feb 2021 United States, San Francisco


Mobile Apps
Point of Sale
Small and Medium Businesses
$45M09 Dec 2020 United States, New York


Cloud Data Services
Property Management
Real Estate
$14M12 Nov 2020 United States, New York
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. Read more
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. Read more


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