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Vela Partners

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 3.43
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Retail Technology

In 2017 was created Vela Partners, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Copper,, Grabango The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Fitness.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Vela Partners, startups are often financed by Tuesday Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Yigit Ihlamur. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Industry Ventures, Founders Fund, Abstract Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Industry Ventures, GV, Norwest Venture Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Enterprise Software
Real Time
Social Media
$13M30 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$38M21 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Cyber Security
$12M02 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Axiom Cloud

$2M10 Nov 2021 Oakland, California, United States


01 May 2021 Oakland, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
$4M21 Jan 2021 California, United States


$6M01 Dec 2020 Mountain View, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
Health Care
Knowledge Management
Machine Learning
$14M30 Sep 2020 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
Personal Health
$15M16 Jul 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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