Vertex Ventures US

Founded 2015

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Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 21
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
Exits 5
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Computer
  • Network Security
  • Information Technology
Summary

Vertex Ventures US appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, Big Data. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Desktop Metal, Tulip Interfaces, PerimeterX. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 1 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The real fund results show that this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. This Vertex Ventures US works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Vertex Ventures US is 100-500 millions dollars.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Vertex Ventures US, startups are often financed by Vertex Ventures, Data Collective DCVC, True Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Data Collective DCVC, Foundation Capital, Vertex Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Data Collective DCVC, Canaan Partners, Xplorer Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gitpod

Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Open Source
SaaS
Software
1
$3M08 Oct 2020 Germany, Kiel

Upsolver

Analytics
Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Data Integration
Database
1
$13M30 Jun 2020 United States, Sunnyvale

Ambidextrous

Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Robotics
1
04 May 2020 United States, Berkeley

Cyberhaven

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Security
1
$13M05 Dec 2019 United States, Palo Alto

Broker Buddha

Insurance
InsurTech
Internet
SaaS
1
$4M17 Sep 2019 United States, New York

Valtix

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
SaaS
1
$14M19 Jun 2019 United States, " United States"}

Astound

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Service Industry
Software
Technical Support
1
$15M23 Apr 2019 United States, " United States"}

Vintra

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Software
1
$4M11 Mar 2019 United States, San Jose

PerimeterX

Computer
Network Security
Security
1
$43M11 Feb 2019 United States, San Mateo
News
Vintra Secures $9.125M in Funding

– Vintra, Inc. from San Jose develops AI-powered video analytics solutions.
– The company raised $9.125M in funding.
– The round was led by Morpheus Ventures with participation from Lavrock Ventures and existing investors – Vertex Ventures US and Bonfire Ventures.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s operations and business reach.

Ambi Robotics Announces $26 Million Series A Funding Led By Tiger Global

– Ambi Robotics announced the closing of a $26m Series A funding round.
– The investment is led by new investor, Tiger Global Management, and builds on participation from existing investors Bow Capital, Vertex Ventures US and The House Fund.
– The new funding comes at a time of significant customer growth and expansions just five months after the company emerged from stealth.
– The funding round enables Ambi Robotics to scale the team and operations to support rapid deployments of AI-powered robotic systems throughout US supply chain operations.
– Additionally, Ambi Robotics will expand its product and customer support offerings as there are now hundreds of warehouse associates across the US working alongside the company’s automated sorting systems.

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