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WestWave Capital

WestWave Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Redwood City

About

The VC's location is in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Redwood City.

The fund was established by Warren Weiss. Besides the listed founders, we have found 3 key employees of this fund in our database.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Bitcoin, Network Security. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. OverWatchID, Theta Lake, MistNet.ai are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In comparison with other funds, WestWave Capital makes 20 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund's activity peaked in 2019. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Aside from WestWave Capital, start-ups are often funded by Terry Eger, Qualcomm Ventures, Copper River Advisors. The fund often co-invests with Neotribe Ventures, security company, Zetta Venture Partners. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Xplorer Capital, True Ventures, Redpoint.

Fund Activity

Operative

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

100.0% of cases

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

9.1% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Qualcomm Ventures, Copper River Advisors

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Xplorer Capital, True Ventures, Redpoint

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