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Yale University

Investor type University Program


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Total investments 9
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.03
Lead investments 0
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Food and Beverage
  • Hardware
  • Health Care
  • Food Processing
  • Semiconductor

Yale University appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1701. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New Haven. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2017.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Yale University, startups are often financed by ZhenFund, PreAngel, NewMargin Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Merck, EJ Funds, Connecticut Innovations. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrex Investment Management, LAUNCH, HAX.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight tonebase, New Haven Pharmaceuticals. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Blockchain, Food Processing. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Coral Vita

Marine Technology
$2M06 Jan 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Forested Foods

Food and Beverage
Natural Resources
01 Oct 2020 New York, New York, United States

IvyTech Design LLC

Health Care
Medical Device
$1K13 Apr 2020 -


Consumer Electronics
Health Care
$750K01 Apr 2020 Miami, Florida, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Delivery Service
Internet of Things
$60K31 Aug 2017 New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Verb Energy

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$30K31 May 2017 New Haven, Connecticut, United States


20 May 2017 Los Angeles, California, United States


$200K24 Jul 2015 United States, " United States"}

New Haven Pharmaceuticals

$11M23 Oct 2014 Connecticut, United States
Blockchain Security Firm CertiK Announces $37M Series B from Coatue, Shunwei Capital, Coinbase Ventures

– CertiK announced a $37M Series B funding round co-led by Coatue Management and Shunwei Capital, with participation from Coinbase Ventures.
– This is the largest single round of fundraising in the blockchain security space, adding to CertiK’s list of notable backers, which include IDG Capital, Binance, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Yale University, and others.
– CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, utilizing best-in-class AI technology to audit and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts.
– Since Q1 2020, CertiK’s team size has more than doubled, and this rate of growth will continue in 2021, creating a highly effective, remote-friendly culture with talent located worldwide.


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