Western Technology Investment Founded 1980
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Total investments 222
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 222
Rounds per year 5.41
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Debt
Early Stage Venture
Grant
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed
Areas of investment
Advertising
Analytics
Venture Capital
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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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
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Computer
Hardware
Semiconductor
Software
Debt Financing
8M09 Jun 2011 United States, Palo Alto
Virtuix
Apps
Consumer Electronics
Virtual Reality
Seed
3M10 Dec 2014
Kobo360
Big Data
E-Commerce
Logistics
Retail
Supply Chain Management
Seed
6M07 Dec 2018 Nigeria, Lagos
Kryptnostic
Cloud Computing
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Security
Seed
2M19 Mar 2015 United States, Redwood City
eduClipper
Apps
Education
Knowledge Management
Social
Seed
600K30 Sep 2012 United States, New York
Pathrise
Career Planning
College Recruiting
Education
Recruiting
Universities
Seed
3M19 Nov 2019 Panama, San Francisco
Copper Banking
EdTech
Financial Services
FinTech
Seed
4M25 Aug 2020 United States, Seattle
Parklet
Business Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Seed
1M09 Feb 2015 Panama, San Francisco
Koders
Open Source
Search Engine
Venture - Series Unknown
12 Sep 2007 United States, Waltham
Uversity
Education
Predictive Analytics
Venture - Series Unknown
100K30 Jun 2008 Panama, San Francisco
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