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Unusual Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders John Vrionis Jyoti Bansal

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Total investments 101
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$17M
Portfolio companies 70
Rounds per year 25.25
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cyber Security
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Unusual Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2018. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The company was established in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Unusual Ventures, startups are often financed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Afore Capital, Redpoint. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wing Venture Capital, SignalFire. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Shasta Ventures, Golub Capital, Defy Ventures.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Delivery, Cloud Computing. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Arctic Wolf Networks, CloudBees, Visor.

This organization was formed by John Vrionis, Jyoti Bansal. The overall number of key employees were 5.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Unusual Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Orum

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Sales
$22M02 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Dopt

B2B
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
$5M21 Sep 2022 Oakland, California, United States

Goldcast

$28M25 Aug 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Connectly.ai

Information Technology
Internet
Messaging
27 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Kona

$4M26 Jul 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Try Your Best

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
$9M02 Jun 2022 -

Ordr

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Cyber Security
Internet
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Network Security
Software
$40M01 Jun 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Heartex

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Open Source
Software
$25M18 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Vivun

Artificial Intelligence
CRM
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Sales Automation
$75M17 May 2022 Oakland, California, United States
News
Socratic nabs $3M seed to build data-driven task management system for developers

– Socratic, an early-stage startup that wants to bring data to bear on a developer-focused task management system, announced a $3m seed investment from Unusual Ventures, Overtime.vc and a couple of industry angels.
– The company is also opening up public beta of the software starting today.
– Company co-founder and CEO Nolan Wright says that he wants to build a new kind of task management system by using data to drive decisions.
– “Socratic is the first task management system that has been built from the ground up to use data and data science to help individuals and teams work better,” Wright explained.
– It does this by letting developers work as they normally do, while Socratic works behind the scenes tracking all the critical data.

Relyance AI scores $25M Series A to ensure privacy compliance at the code level

– Relyance AI, an early-stage startup that is helping companies stay in compliance with privacy laws at the code level, announced a $25m Series A.
Menlo Ventures and Unusual Ventures led the round.
– Serial entrepreneur Jyoti Bansal from Unusual will join the board under the terms of the deal.
– Matt Murphy from Menlo is coming on as a board observer.
– The company has now raised $30m.

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