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Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies

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Total investments 16
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.89
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Apps
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Outdoors

Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies is the famous VC, which was founded in 2005. The main department of described VC is located in the Burlington. The company was established in North America in United States.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies, startups are often financed by FinTech Collective, Transamerica Ventures, Russell Investments. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Transamerica Ventures, Monster, FreshTracks Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by FreshTracks Capital, Route 66 Ventures, Transamerica Ventures.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. This Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline NextCapital, Green Mountain Digital, Inc., Pwnie Express The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Digital Media. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lost Lantern Whiskey

Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
27 Jan 2022 Middlebury, Vermont, United States

Vernal Biosciences

12 Jul 2021 Burlington, Vermont, United States

Benchmark Space Systems

$1M30 Nov 2018 Vermont, United States


$30M04 Jan 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Pwnie Express

Cyber Security
Network Security
$8M29 Nov 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Benchmark Space Systems

01 Aug 2017 Vermont, United States

Pwnie Express

Cyber Security
Network Security
$12M11 May 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


$16M17 Dec 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Horse Network

Digital Media
$1M22 Oct 2015 Burlington, Vermont, United States
Vernal Biosciences Launches with Seed Funding

– Vernal Biosciences, a manufacturer of high purity mRNA for research and clinical use, has announced the closing of a seed round of financing.
Alloy Therapeutics led the round and was joined by the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies and individual angel investors.
– Vernal Biosciences is an mRNA manufacturing company that provides high purity mRNA, from concept to clinical trials, on a transactional basis.


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