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Western Technology Investment

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Total investments 410
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 343
Rounds per year 9.32
Lead investments 19
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 119
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
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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

Climate X

AgTech
Analytics
B2B
InsurTech
Predictive Analytics
Risk Management
Software
$19M26 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Terragon Group

Billing
Content
CRM
Digital Media
Local
Mobile
Mobile Advertising
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
$9M27 Jul 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Helium Health

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
Medical
Payments
Software
$30M05 Jun 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Safe Security

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Network Security
$50M18 Apr 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

Locad

E-Commerce
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$11M15 Jan 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Vint

Financial Exchanges
Funding Platform
Trading Platform
Wine And Spirits
$5M19 Dec 2022 -

VERTICAH

Asset Management
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Funding Platform
Venture Capital
$2M15 Dec 2022 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea

Aro Homes

Construction
Real Estate
$21M03 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Fursure

Banking
Insurance
Pet
$3M31 Oct 2022 San Francisco, 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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Total investments 410
Average round size 13M
Rounds per year 9.32
Peak activity year 2015
Lead investments 19
Follow on index 0.16
Exits 119
Group Appearance index 0.75

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Climate X

AgTech
Analytics
B2B
InsurTech
Predictive Analytics
Risk Management
Software
$19M26 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Terragon Group

Billing
Content
CRM
Digital Media
Local
Mobile
Mobile Advertising
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
$9M27 Jul 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Helium Health

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
Medical
Payments
Software
$30M05 Jun 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Safe Security

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Network Security
$50M18 Apr 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

Locad

E-Commerce
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$11M15 Jan 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Vint

Financial Exchanges
Funding Platform
Trading Platform
Wine And Spirits
$5M19 Dec 2022 -

VERTICAH

Asset Management
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Funding Platform
Venture Capital
$2M15 Dec 2022 Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi, South Korea

Aro Homes

Construction
Real Estate
$21M03 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Fursure

Banking
Insurance
Pet
$3M31 Oct 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
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