Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

Underscore VC

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders C.A. Webb John Pearce Michael Skok Richard F. Dulude


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.

Looking for a perfect list of funds?

Get recommendations from our smart algorithm

Get the list
Total investments 77
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 11.00
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
  • E-Commerce

Underscore VC is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Underscore VC, startups are often financed by Matrix Partners, Struck Capital, Storm Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Matrix Partners, Struck Capital, Storm Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Matrix Partners, Struck Capital, Storm Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2018. This Underscore VC works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Financial Services, CRM. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zaius, Salsify, Basis. 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 was created by C.A. Webb, John Pearce, Michael Skok, Richard Dulude. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of Underscore VC:
Typical Co-investors
Underscore VC is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after Underscore VC:

Funds with similar focus

Funds from United States
Funds with similar focus located in United States:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Look at other 50 related and similar funds Collapse list
Fund NameLocation
Finch Finance 's-gravenhage, The Netherlands, Zuid-Holland
GC -
Junzi Capital Engineering California, Sacramento, United States
Koc Holding Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Lafayette Plug and Play France, Ile-de-France, Paris
Linde Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States
Potomac Energy Fund Frederick, Maryland, United States
Reach Capital California, San Francisco, United States
Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment -
Source of Qianhe Capital Beijing, Beijing, China

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Food and Beverage
$5M02 Dec 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Financial Services
$10M29 Sep 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Information Services
$35M21 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
Social/Platform Software
$8M02 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Information Technology
$53M28 Jun 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


Customer Service
Financial Services
Loyalty Programs
$23M28 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States


Information Services
Information Technology
$16M11 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Financial Services
$2M04 Apr 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Health Care
$25M30 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States
Founded by ex-Braintree and PayPal execs, Pagos raises $10M to offer API-driven payment intelligence

– Pagos, a payment intelligence infrastructure startup, raised $10m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Underscore VC and Point72 Ventures, and joined by angels including former Venmo GM and current Accel investor Amit Jhawar; Bill Ready, Google’s president of commerce & payments; Billy Chen, VP of financial partnerships at Finix and former director of payments at Uber; and Rich LaBarca, GM of Dynamics 365 Customer Insights at Microsoft.
– The company is building a data “platform” and API-driven micro-services that it says can integrate with any payment stack.

Messari Raises $21M in Series A Funding

– Messari is a NYC-based crypto market intelligence company.
– The company closed a $21m Series A funding.
Point72 Ventures led the round with participation from Coinbase Ventures, Uncork Capital, and Underscore VC as well as new strategic investors Alameda Capital, Blockchain Ventures, CMS Holdings, Gemini Frontier Fund, Winklevoss Capital, Kraken Ventures, and Nascent.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand the global reach of its Pro and Enterprise product suites, triple the size of its engineering and research teams, introduce new offerings that streamline participation in decentralized projects and their communities and to grow its institutional footprint and its community research and educational content, including the production of Mainnet 2021, Messari’s annual summit, which the company will host September 20-22 in New York City.


  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent Underscore VC?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: