Tusk Ventures

Founded 2015
Founders Bradley Tusk Jordan Nof

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Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$41M
Portfolio companies 10
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Wellness
  • Health Care
  • Transportation
  • Internet
Summary

Tusk Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Leasing. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Coinbase, Circle Internet Financial, Bird Rides. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

This organization was formed by Bradley Tusk. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Tusk Ventures, startups are often financed by General Catalyst, Expansion Venture Capital, Breyer Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are General Catalyst, Slow Ventures, Juxtapose. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by General Catalyst, Juxtapose, Accel.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from Tusk Ventures the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Tusk Ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

MainStreet

FinTech
Government
GovTech
Internet
Software
1
$60M08 Mar 2021 United States, San Jose

Dayforward

Financial Services
Insurance
InsurTech
Life Insurance
1
$20M02 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Privacy.com

Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Privacy
Security
Software
1
$10M15 Jul 2020 United States, New York

Tend

Catering
Dental
Events
Health Care
Hospitality
Marketplace
Medical
Music Venues
Personal Health
Wedding
Wellness
1
$36M08 Oct 2019 United States, New York

Landline

Logistics
Transportation
1
$3M21 Sep 2019 United States, Hawthorne

Alma

Financial Services
Health Care
Medical
Payments
Wellness
1
$8M21 Jun 2019 United States, New York

Flip

Leasing
Marketplace
Mobile
Peer to Peer
Property Management
Real Estate
1
$3M01 Jul 2018 United States, New York

Nexar

Apps
Autonomous Vehicles
Internet
Sensor
Transportation
1
$30M24 Jan 2018 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Nexar

Apps
Autonomous Vehicles
Internet
Sensor
Transportation
1
$10M15 Jun 2016 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo
News
Privacy.com Announces $43M Series B led by Bessemer Venture Partners; Launches Card Issuing Platform and Developer Tools as Lithic

– Lithic, the card issuing platform, announced that it has raised $43m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Index Ventures, Tusk Venture Partners, Rainfall Ventures, Teamworthy Ventures and Walkabout Ventures.
– Lithic card issuing platform was released nine months ago under the Privacy.com brand, with the mission to make it simple for developers to programmatically create virtual and physical payment cards.
– Lithic is rebranding to Lithic and using the new capital to double down on development of the card issuing platform. Privacy.com, the consumer product, continues to be a leading virtual card service dedicated to making payments safer and easier online, and is now officially powered by the Lithic card issuing platform.

Wheel Raises $50 Million Series B to Build the Next Generation of Virtual Care

– Wheel, the health tech company making virtual care work for everyone, announced a $50m Series B investment led by Lightspeed Ventures with participation from existing investors CRV, Silverton Partners, Tusk Venture Partners, and J.P. Morgan.
– New investors including Tony Fadell’s Future Shape also participated in the round.
– Wheel has raised $66m in total and will use the funding to further invest in its technology and clinician networks, soon delivering care to millions of patients in seconds.

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