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Upslope Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders James Deters Kate Beardsley Lawrence Mandes

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Total investments 74
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 52
Rounds per year 8.22
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits 23
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • Apps
Summary

Upslope Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Denver. The venture was found in North America in United States.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive 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 specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Planetary Resources, JumpCloud, Mozio. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Social Media.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Upslope Ventures, startups are often financed by Right Side Capital Management, FG Angels, Urban Us. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, FG Angels, Marc Bell Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Foundry Group, Techstars Ventures, Slow Ventures.

The fund was created by James Deters, Kate Shillo Beardsley, Lawrence Mandes. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. This Upslope Ventures works on 6 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Upslope Ventures is 10-50 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Netomi

Artificial Intelligence
Customer Service
Digital Marketing
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
SaaS
$14M01 Mar 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Data Integration
Developer APIs
Enterprise Applications
$25M28 Feb 2019 Denver, Colorado, United States

TopYa!

Health Care
Wellness
03 Oct 2018 Denver, Colorado, United States

Rachio

Consumer Electronics
Internet
Smart Home
Software
Water
$10M20 Mar 2018 Denver, Colorado, United States

Stream

Apps
Communications Infrastructure
Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Messaging
Mobile
Mobile Apps
SaaS
$3M08 Aug 2017 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Chewse

Delivery
Delivery Service
Food Delivery
$7M06 Jun 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Chowbotics

Food and Beverage
Robotics
Snack Food
Vending and Concessions
$5M17 Feb 2017 Hayward, California, United States

EntryPoint

Computer
Information Services
News
Publishing
Software
Sports
Virtual Reality
$2M30 Jan 2017 New York, United States

Borrowed & Blue

Internet
Photo Sharing
Social Media
Wedding
$7M02 Nov 2016 Virginia, United States

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