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Trust Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Salen Churi


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Total investments 31
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 7.75
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Employee Benefits

Trust Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2018. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Austin. The company was established in North America in United States.

The current fund was established by Brian Tochman, Salen Churi.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Trust Ventures, startups are often financed by Tribeca Venture Partners, Social Starts, Pritzker Group Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vulcan Capital, Verbena Road Holdings, Tribeca Venture Partners.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sana Benefits, ICON, Visibly. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Computer Vision, Insurance. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sana Benefits

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$60M15 Jun 2022 Austin, Texas, United States


Facilities Support Services
Information Technology
$5M15 Mar 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States


Personal Finance
$7M07 Mar 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Antora Energy

$50M16 Feb 2022 -


$23M12 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States


Sharing Economy
$40M15 Dec 2021 New York, United States

Sana Benefits

Employee Benefits
Health Care
$20M25 Oct 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


Child Care
08 Sep 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$5M02 Jul 2021 -
Sana Secures $20M in Series A Extension Funding to Break up the ‘Big 5’ Health Insurance Monopoly

– Sana, a provider of health insurance for small and midsize businesses, announced the closing of $20m in series A extension funding.
– Sana offered this extension to strengthen ties with existing lead investor Gigafund and to bring in several new strategic partners, including American Family Ventures, Breyer Capital, JAM Fund, and Harmon Brothers Ad Ventures.
– Existing investors, including Trust Ventures and mark vc, also joined the round.
– Investments from top investors in insurtech, insurance, regulated industries, and some of the most successful early-stage investors in the country speak to Sana’s trajectory towards becoming an industry leader and challenging the Big 5 health insurance companies.
– Sana will implement the strategies of those most intimately familiar with the nuances of the health insurance and healthcare spaces and those who have been successful at vetting business models of early-stage firms.
– Sana is available in Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, and Kentucky and has grown its customer base by 140% in just the past year.

Swimply, A Pool Rental Platform For Homeowners, Raises $10 Million

– Swimply is a marketplace for homeowners who want to rent out their underutilized pools to local swimmers.
– The company announced it is expanding into 25 new cities nationwide.
– The company also announced the closing of a $10m Series A financing.
– The funding round was led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Trust Ventures and notable angel investors.


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