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Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 42
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 1.56
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
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Exits 21
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless
  • Information Technology

Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2004. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Opposing the other organizations, this Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC works on 20 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight StorageNetworks, Hyperchip, SandCraft. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, TCV, Siemens Mustang Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kleiner Perkins, TCV, Focus Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital, TCV, Focus Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Blue Pumpkin Software

$9M13 Mar 2002 Sunnyvale, California, United States

$39M04 Mar 2002 San Jose, California, United States

Turin Networks

Connectivity Products
Fiberoptic Equipment
$50M30 Jan 2002 California, United States


Enterprise Software
Identity Management
Information Technology
$40M02 Jan 2002 Cupertino, California, United States


Business Development
Human Resources
Information Technology
Virtual Workforce
$24M13 Nov 2001 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Optical Communication
$54M10 Oct 2001 Santa Clara, California, United States


Business Development
Professional Services
$16M27 Aug 2001 California, United States

Blue Pumpkin Software

$19M24 Jul 2001 Sunnyvale, California, United States


$35M16 Jul 2001 Virginia, United States


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