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General Information

Funds

Total$215M
DFJ Mercury Fund II, 6/2010 $70M
DFJ Mercury Fund I, 3/2005 $20M
Mercury Fund III, 10/2013 $125M

Offices

HQ
One Greenway Plaza
Suite 930
Houston, TX, 77046
USA

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Mercury Fund

Mercury Fund is a seed-stage venture capital firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. Mercury invests in compelling and novel software and science-based startup opportunities, focusing on entrepreneurs and technology innovation in the Midcontinent. The firm has a particular interest in startups originating from seed accelerators, universities and incubators; and frequently invests prior to the formation of a business plan or complete management team.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Dónde 2/2014Seed$1M5
Molecule Software 12/2013Debt$250k1
Meshify 12/2013Debt$305k1
Datical 12/2013Series A$3M2
Deep Imaging Technologies 12/2013Debt$1.5M1
Filament Labs 12/2013Debt$100k1
Macheen 12/2013Debt$1.4M1
DNAtriX 11/2013Debt$1.54M1
Sinopsys Surgical 10/2013Debt$600k1
Confluence Life Sciences 10/2013Series A$500k1
Swift Biosciences 10/2013Series B$7M3
Glycos Biotechnologies 10/2013Debt$375k2
Graphicly 9/2013Venture Round$1.3M2
DNAtriX 8/2013Debt$840k1
Ambiq Micro 8/2013Series B$10M4
ShareThis 8/2013Series C$7M2
Koupon Media 7/2013Series B$400k1
Deep Imaging Technologies 6/2013Debt$301k1
DNAtriX 6/2013Debt$160k1
Infochimps 3/2013Debt$300k1
Ambiq Micro 11/2012Series B$3.6M2
Graphicly 11/2012Debt$320k1
Confluence Life Sciences 9/2012Series A$4M3
Macheen 9/2012Venture Round$10M3
Infochimps 9/2012Debt$1.9M4
Datical 7/2012Seed$660k6
Alert Logic 6/2012Series F$12.2M5
Illumitex 4/2012Venture Round$9.3M6
Koupon Media 4/2012Series B$4.5M3
DNAtriX 1/2012Seed$4.5M1
Koupon Media 11/2011Series A$2M1
Techstars 9/2011Venture Round$24M7
BlackLocus 7/2011Series A$2.5M2
Macheen 6/2011Series B$10M2
Illumitex 6/2011Venture Round$13.5M2
Alert Logic 4/2011Series E$12.6M4
GameSalad 3/2011Series A$6.1M10
Deep Imaging Technologies 1/2011Debt$150k1
Graphicly 1/2011Series A$3.8M5
Ambiq Micro 11/2010Seed$2.4M2
Infochimps 11/2010Series A$2.2M4
Glycos Biotechnologies 10/2010Series B$4.22M5
Kabongo 10/2010Venture Round$1.1M2
Swift Biosciences 8/2010Series A$3M1
GameSalad 7/2010Series A$1M9
Macheen 4/2010Series A$2.75M3
Marval Pharma 1/2010Series B$2.5M2
Vertos Medical 1/2010Series D$15.5M5
Graphicly 1/2010Series A$1.2M8
DNAtriX 2010Debt$170k1
Kabongo 8/2009Series A3
Glycos Biotechnologies 5/2009Series A$5M2
DNAtriX 9/2008Seed$479k1
Actacell 7/2008Series A$5.8M4
Vertos Medical 7/2008Series C$16.4M1
Phurnace Software 7/2008Series A$5M2
Illumitex 5/2008Series B$5.25M3
Alert Logic 3/2008Series C$8.25M4
Glycos Biotechnologies 2/2008Venture Round$2.35M2
Phurnace Software 9/2007Series A$5M2
Prolacta Bioscience 4/2007Series C$12.5M1
Vertos Medical 3/2007Series B$4.19M1
ShareThis 1/2007Series A$6M5
Prolacta Bioscience 11/2006Series B$540k1
Alert Logic 8/2006Series B$5M4
Unwired Nation 7/2006Series B$6.1M4
Unwired Nation 7/2006Series B$7M2
DNAtriX 5/2006Debt$176k1
Vertos Medical 4/2006Series A$725k1
Unwired Nation 3/2006Series A$1.5M4
Alert Logic 9/2005Series A$2.3M4

Videos

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  1. DFJ Mercury Raises $70 Million Fund II (freshnews.com) [edit]
  2. Venture Firm Targets Early Stage Tech Deals with First Fund (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  3. Mercury Fund, Minus the 'DFJ,' Raising $125M Third Fund (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  4. Dónde Raises A Million For A Smarter Mobile Store Locator That Tells You Where Products Are Located (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  6. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  7. Datical Secures $3M in Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  14. Swift Biosciences Raises $7M in Series B Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  15. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  16. Visual Publisher Graphicly Raises $1.3M And Gets A New CEO As Co-Founder Steps Down To Focus On Product (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
  18. Ambiq Micro Closes $10M Series B Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  19. ShareThis raises $7M more, bringing C round to $30M (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  20. VC Funding: 2014 Source [edit]
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  24. Ambiq Micro Inc. receives $3.6M financing (bizjournals.com) [edit]
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  26. Confluence Life Sciences Raises $4M in Series A VC funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  27. Macheen Closes $10M Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  28. Infochimps raises another $1.9M in a bridge to Series B, capitalizing its new cloud launch. (jameskaskade.com) [edit]
  29. SEC Form D (sec.gov) [edit]
  30. Alert Logic Rings Up $12.2M for Cloud Security (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  31. Illumitex Secures $9.3M Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  32. Venture Beat (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  34. Yahoo Finance! (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  35. Startup Incubator TechStars Raises $24M, Increases Funding For Each Company By $100K (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  36. BlackLocus snags $2.5M funding round (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  37. Macheen Inc. Closes $10 Million Series B Financing to Build on Its Product and Market Success to Date (freshnews.com) [edit]
  38. Illumitex raises $13.5M for LED lighting (gigaom.com) [edit]
  39. Alert Logic Closes $12.6 Million Funding Round (alertlogic.com) [edit]
  40. GameSalad Raises $6.1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  42. Graphicly Raises $3M in Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  43. Ambiq Micro, Maker Of Microcontrollers, Closes $2.4M Seed Round (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  44. Infochimps raises $1.2M to build out its data offerings (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  46. Kabongo scores $1.1M to make reading fun for kids (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  47. Swift Biosciences, Inc.: Series A $3M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  48. Gendai Games Raises Over $1 Million For iPhone And iPad Game Creation Tool (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  49. AustinStartup (austinstartup.com) [edit]
  50. Marval Biosciences, Inc.: Series B $2.5M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  51. Vertos Medical, Inc.: Series D $15.5M (onbiovc.com) [edit]
  52. Graphic.ly Raises $1.2M For Comic Publishing (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  54. qlt website (kabongo.com) [edit]
  55. Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. Closes Series A Round of $5 Million (techconnect.org) [edit]
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  57. ActaCell Closes $5.8 Million Series A Financing; Investment Consortium Led By DFJ Mercury Includes Google.org, Applied Ventures and Good Energies (actacell.com) [edit]
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  59. Phurnace Software completes $5M funding round (bizjournals.com) [edit]
  60. Illumitex, a stealth LED maker, raises $5.25M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  61. Alert Logic Closes $8.25 Million in Series C Financing (updatapartners.com) [edit]
  62. EDGAR [edit]
  63. Phurnace Software, Inc. Raises Series A Financing (phurnace.com) [edit]
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  66. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  68. Security technology firms lock in fresh rounds of funding (houston.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  69. UnWired Buyer Secures $6.1 Million in Series B Funding (unwiredbuyer.com) [edit]
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  73. EDGAR [edit]
  74. Alert Logic Secures $2.3M for Internal Network Defense Product. (encyclopedia.com) [edit]
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