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Westfield Capital Management

Westfield Capital Management

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Headquarters Location

United States, Boston

About

Westfield Capital Management was established in 1989, and is a well known VC. This investor is located in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Boston.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 other investors. Along with Westfield Capital Management, start-ups are often financed by The Vertical Group, The New Markets Growth Fund, Maryland Venture Fund as well as 10 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are The Vertical Group, The New Markets Growth Fund, PTV Healthcare Capital and also 5 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sandler Capital, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Boston Millennia Partners.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 7 key employees of this fund in our database.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Web Hosting. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 10 more industries for this fund. SevOne, Symform, BioSET are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States.

Westfield Capital Management participates, on average, in 21 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2015. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 18 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. In 2007, the fund's activity was at its peak.

Year Founded

1989

Fund Activity

Not operative

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

<1

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

22.2% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x10.5

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.2 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

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