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Vulcan

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Paul Allen

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Total investments 30
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$34M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 0.83
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 10
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Retail
  • E-Commerce
  • Software
Summary

In 2014 was created Vulcan, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Portsmouth. The company was established in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Vulcan, startups are often financed by Zone Ventures, Weston Presidio Capital, Vulcan Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Oak Investment Partners, Zone Ventures, Highland Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oak Investment Partners, Zone Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP).

The important activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Vulcan is 100-500 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2004. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Broadband Access Systems, iMotors, Rioport. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Clyde

E-Commerce
Financial Services
Information Technology
Insurance
$25M19 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Picnic

Consumer Applications
Delivery Service
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Grocery
Industrial Automation
Retail
Retail Technology
Robotics
Shopping
Software
18 Sep 2020 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Modumetal

Automotive
Industrial
Manufacturing
Oil and Gas
18 Dec 2019 Seattle, Washington, United States

ScaleFactor

Accounting
Business Intelligence
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
SaaS
Software
$60M08 Aug 2019 Austin, Texas, United States

Pioneer Square Labs

Enterprise Software
Financial Services
Internet
Mobile
$15M18 Jan 2018 Seattle, Washington, United States

Cytokinetics, Inc.

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$40M31 Mar 2003 South San Francisco, California, United States

eStyle

Fashion
Internet
Retail
$1M17 Dec 2002 Santa Monica, California, United States

eStyle

Fashion
Internet
Retail
$1M26 Jul 2002 Santa Monica, California, United States

Rocket Network

Internet
Music
Wireless
$9M31 May 2001 San Francisco, California, United States

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