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West Loop Ventures

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 11
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 1.83
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
  • Insurance
  • Developer APIs
Summary

West Loop Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Financial Services, Blockchain. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Megalytics, FinMkt. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the West Loop Ventures, startups are often financed by iNovia Capital, dotforge, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vectr, Techstars Ventures, SixThirty. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by FINTOP Capital.

The top activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 66 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kover

Developer APIs
Information Technology
Insurance
Software
Web Development
$17M12 Jan 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

ML Tech

Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
$1M31 Aug 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Kover

Developer APIs
Information Technology
Insurance
Software
Web Development
$5M28 Oct 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Kover

Developer APIs
Information Technology
Insurance
Software
Web Development
$1M04 Nov 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Vauban

Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Legal
Legal Tech
$1M05 Jul 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

PiPiT Global

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$1M15 Nov 2018 Galway

Spring

B2B
Employee Benefits
Financial Services
FinTech
$1M01 Aug 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Vauban

Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Legal
Legal Tech
$2M27 May 2018 London, England, United Kingdom

FinMkt

Consumer Lending
Crowdfunding
Crowdsourcing
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Marketplace
Small and Medium Businesses
$5M07 Nov 2017 New York, New York, United States

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