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VA Angels

Investor type Angel Group


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Total investments 185
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 155
Rounds per year 9.74
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 15
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology

VA Angels appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2003. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Calgary. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in Canada.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the VA Angels, startups are often financed by Valar Ventures, Terra Venture Partners, Sierra Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 500 Startups, Valar Ventures, Tom O'Connell. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BDC Venture Capital, Accelerate Fund, Creative Destruction Lab.

The average startup value when the investment from VA Angels is 5-10 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This VA Angels works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2012. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Kineticor, ZoomSystems, Monteris Medical. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Canada. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Information Technology.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

$6M01 Jun 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Ad Retargeting
Brand Marketing
Content Marketing
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
$825K16 Dec 2018 British Columbia


Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$127K10 Jan 2018 Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Social Media
$1M01 Jan 2018 Edmonton

Testfire Labs

Artificial Intelligence
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Meeting Software
Natural Language Processing
$1M15 Nov 2017 Edmonton

Just Bio Fiber

$1M17 Oct 2017 Canada


Augmented Reality
Content Delivery Network
MMO Games
Online Games
PC Games
Video Games
Virtual Reality
$423K18 Sep 2017 Canada, British Columbia


Internet of Things
Service Industry
$755K15 Sep 2017 Canada, Edmonton

ProSmart Enterprises Inc.

Advertising Platforms
Big Data
Cloud Computing
Media and Entertainment
Social Network
01 Sep 2017 British Columbia


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