VC  BOLDstart Ventures

http://boldstart.vc





     Office Locations:

30 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    BOLDstart Ventures is a New York-based, micro-VC fund that seeks to partner with and provide seed funding to bold entrepreneurs in the Internet, mobile, and cloud computing markets. Founded by Ed Sim in partnership with lead investor Penny Black, the firm actively works with entrepreneurs to help them become market leaders. Ed Sim has been leading first round investments for over 15 years and financed many leading enterprises like Greenplum (sold to EMC), GoToMyPC (sold to Citrix), 24/7 Media (public and sold to WPP Group), LivePerson (Nasdaq: LPSN), Answers.com (Nasdaq: ANSW), and Gizmo5 (sold to Google). BOLDstart seeks to invest $200k to $300k in companies primarily in New York, however is open to invest nationally.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Ed Sim Founding Partner
    Eliot Durbin General Partner

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      10/12/2017


      SecurityScorecard


      NY


      $27,500,000


      Series C


      10/03/2017


      HYPR


      NY


      $8,000,000


      Series A


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Blaze
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      ChangeTip
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      Coherent Path
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      DoodleDeals
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      Enterproid
        web link


      GoInstant
        web link


      Handshake
        web link


      HYPR
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      Indiegogo
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      Kustomer
        web link


      LocalResponse
        web link


      Paracosm
        web link


      Plain Vanilla Games
        web link


      PlayHaven
        web link


      Rapportive
        web link


      RebelMail
        web link


      Replicated
        web link


      Robin
        web link


      SecurityScorecard
        web link


      ShowMe
        web link


      Status.net
        web link


      TapFwd
        web link


      ThinkNear
        web link


      Tracks
        web link


      Truly Wireless
        web link


      WorkRails
        web link


      Yipit
        web link


      Zillabyte
        web link


     

    Recent News:


      There is no recent news for BOLDstart Ventures.