Unusual Ventures

Unusual Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Menlo Park


Unusual Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2018. This investor is located in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Menlo Park.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Aside from Unusual Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Afore Capital, Redpoint and 8 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, SignalFire, the total number of co-investors is 1. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Shasta Ventures, Golub Capital, Defy Ventures.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Delivery, Cloud Computing. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 9 more areas of investment. Arctic Wolf Networks, CloudBees, Visor are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States.

This VC was founded by John Vrionis, Jyoti Bansal. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 5.

The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year. The fund's activity peaked in 2019. In real terms, this VC performs 5 percentage points less exits than other funds. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. When Unusual Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: unusual.vc; User name format in descending order of probability: first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

10.0% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

5.5 years

Funds Investing in Previous

Lightspeed Venture Partners, Afore Capital, Redpoint

Funds Investing in Following

Shasta Ventures, Golub Capital, Defy Ventures

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