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Western Technology Investment

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 387
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 332
Rounds per year 9.21
Lead investments 17
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 119
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Medical
Summary

Western Technology Investment is the famous VC, which was founded in 1980. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Portola Valley.

The overall number of key employees were 9.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Software. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. 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 Facebook, Jet.com, Stitch Fix.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Western Technology Investment performs on 1 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Western Technology Investment is 100-500 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Western Technology Investment, startups are often financed by Founders Fund, Plug and Play, New Enterprise Associates. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, Founders Fund, Plug and Play. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by First Round Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Streamlined Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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Food and Beverage
$7M12 Aug 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

NUE Life Health

Alternative Medicine
Health Care
Home Health Care
Mobile
Personal Health
Wellness
19 Apr 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

BriteCo

Insurance
InsurTech
Jewelry
$9M06 Apr 2022 Evanston, Illinois, United States

Swiftly

E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Grocery
Machine Learning
Shopping
$100M08 Mar 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

BITE Investments

Asset Management
Financial Services
FinTech
Wealth Management
$5M01 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Haul

Employment
Internet
Recruiting
$10M16 Feb 2022 San Mateo, California, United States

Mantra Health

Health Care
Medical
Wellness
$22M19 Jan 2022 New York, New York, United States

MeMed

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
$93M10 Jan 2022 Israel, North District, Israel

Serve Robotics

Food Delivery
Logistics
Robotics
$13M06 Dec 2021 Redwood City, California, United States
News
Pathrise Raises $9M in Series A Funding

– Pathrise, a San Francisco, CA-based online mentorship and job placement platform for tech professionals, secured $9m in Series A Funding.
– The round was led by Learn Capital and also included Western Technology Investment and Day One Ventures and existing investors K50 Ventures, Y Combinator, and GoAhead Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to develop its proprietary platform which manages mentor matching, job searching and resource recommendation, recruitment and onboarding of mentors, refine scholarship systems, create affordable income share agreements and other financial innovations to improve accessibility of the program.

Bitwise Industries Raises $50M in Funding

– Bitwise Industries is a tech apprenticeship provider based in Fresno, California.
– The company raised $50m in series B funding.
– The round was led by Kapor Capital with participation from JPMorgan Chase, Motley Fool Ventures, ProMedica, Candide Group, GingerBread Capital, Hunt Capital Investments, Impact Assets, Libra Foundation, Plum Alley and Western Technology Investment.
– The new investment will help the company to grow into multiple new markets across the country beginning with Toledo, Ohio.

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