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VantagePoint Capital Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Alan Salzman Jim Marverasdasdas


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Total investments 272
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 161
Rounds per year 10.46
Lead investments 45
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 91
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet

VantagePoint Capital Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1996. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Bruno.

The fund was created by Alan Salzman, Jim Marverasdasdas. The overall number of key employees were 8.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the VantagePoint Capital Partners, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, DFJ, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, RRE Ventures, Intel Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Menlo Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures, Intel Capital.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Telecommunications. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Better Place, BrightSource Energy, Solyndra. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The top activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2007. Comparing to the other companies, this VantagePoint Capital Partners performs on 1 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from VantagePoint Capital Partners the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

1366 Technologies

$18M18 Dec 2019 Massachusetts, United States


Renewable Energy
Waste Management
$11M04 Jan 2019 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
$26M21 Jun 2018 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States


Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Unified Communications
$15M03 Jan 2018 California, United States

Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$14M24 May 2016 Palo Alto, California, United States


Health Care
Machine Learning
Risk Management
$14M11 Jan 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

Environmental Engineering
Renewable Energy
$58M17 Jun 2015 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Edo Interactive

$20M20 May 2015 Nashville, Tennessee, United States


Social Network
$12M01 Oct 2014 Palo Alto, California, United States


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