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Wasabi Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Chris Yeh Tom Kuegler


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Total investments 62
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 55
Rounds per year 3.26
Lead investments 0
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Exits 7
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • SaaS
  • Social Media
  • Advertising

Wasabi Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2003. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Manchester. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund was created by Chris Yeh, Tom Kuegler. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Wasabi Ventures, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Ronald Conway, Plug and Play. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Chris Yeh, Hinge Capital, Ulu Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kima Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, DCM Ventures.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. 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 most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Adero, Datanomix, invino. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

Opposing the other organizations, this Wasabi Ventures works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Industrial Manufacturing
Internet of Things
$6M04 May 2021 Nashua, New Hampshire, United States


Health Care
Mobile Apps
$7M22 Apr 2021 Middletown, Connecticut, United States


Retail Technology
06 Apr 2021 Santa Monica, California, United States


Retail Technology
$640K10 Aug 2020 Santa Monica, California, United States


$4M11 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Cyber Security
Network Security
$2M28 Jan 2020 Portland, Maine, United States

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
$3M13 Dec 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States


Industrial Manufacturing
Internet of Things
$2M30 Oct 2019 Nashua, New Hampshire, United States


Information Technology
$3M06 Aug 2019 New York, United States


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