ZG Ventures

ZG Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United States, Washington


ZG Ventures is the renowned VC, which was created in 2006. This investor is located in North America, United States. The the headquarters of this VC is in Washington.

BrainScope Company, Fluent City, Carspring are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. When a start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. 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. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are E-Commerce, Mobile. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 11 more areas of investment.

The fund was created by Miles Gilburne.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. ZG Ventures participates, on average, in 7 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. When ZG Ventures invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2006. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 2 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with ZG Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Psilos Group, Oracle Strategic Partners, TDF Ventures as well as 9 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Revolution, Khosla Ventures and also 4 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Ted Leonsis, SV Angel, out of 7 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: sc-ventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first

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]


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

27.3% of cases

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


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

0.2 years

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

0.1 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Psilos Group, Oracle Strategic Partners, TDF Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Novak Biddle Venture Partners, SV Angel

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