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U.S. Department of Agriculture

Founders Abraham Lincoln



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Total investments 226
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 202
Rounds per year 1.40
Lead investments 114
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
  • Food and Beverage
  • Non Profit
  • Telecommunications
  • Education

U.S. Department of Agriculture appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1862. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Washington. The company was established in North America in United States.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This U.S. Department of Agriculture works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Sapphire Energy, Biosynthetic Technologies, Tombigbee Electric Cooperative Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Energy, Agriculture. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. 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 no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 2 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the U.S. Department of Agriculture, startups are often financed by National Science Foundation, ARCH Venture Partners, Venrock. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, U.S. Small Business Administration. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Fifty Years, Valley Oak Investments.

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Total investments 226
Average round size 11M
Rounds per year 1.40
Peak activity year 2023
Lead investments 114
Follow on index 0.10
Exits 7
Group Appearance index 0.04
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