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Websiteventure51.com
Blogventure51.com/blog
Twitter@venture51
Employees4
Founded8/2010
Descriptionseed & early-stage fund

Funds

Total$35M
Venture51 Capital Partners I, 2/2011 $10M
Venture51 Capital Partners II, 7/2013 $25M
Venture51 Beta Fund
Venture51 Urban Fund

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Venture51

Venture51 is an early stage venture capital firm managing seed stage funds, Venture51 Fund 1 and Venture51 Fund 2. The firm invests in high technology companies and is based on the premise for a new, modern venture capital firm that supports the most promising founders in high-growth markets.

The firm brings their own entrepreneurial experience, relationships, and marketing/product expertise to the table. They look to back passionate, experienced entrepreneurs who are focused on creating highly scalable technologies and significant value propositions for their customers. Their funds are backed by a mix of institutional and private investors.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Ripple Labs 11/2013Seed$3.5M4
Betable 11/2013Series A$18.5M11
Dekko 9/2012Seed$1.9M12
Republic Project 9/2012Seed$1M5
Tracks.by 8/2012Seed17
Videolicious 7/2012Seed$1.4M8
Space Monkey 7/2012Seed$2.25M3
MediaSpike 7/2012Seed7
Betable 7/2012Convertible Note12
Trigger.io 1/2012Seed$1M6
Fanium 1/2012Seed$150k3
ecomom 12/2011Series A$4M19
LawPivot 12/2011Seed$1M4
LaunchRock 11/2011Seed$800k8
Zaarly 10/2011Series A$14.2M6
GinzaMetrics 10/2011Seed$1.3M3
Getaround 9/2011Seed$3.4M8
Life360 9/2011Series A$5.5M9
Manpacks 8/2011Angel$500k13
Embedly 6/2011Series A$450k6
ToutApp 5/2011Seed$350k9
DoubleDutch 4/2011Seed$1.2M12
Kiip 4/2011Series A$4M6
DailyWorth 3/2011Venture Round$850k8
Graphicly 1/2011Series A$3.8M5
ecomom 12/2010Angel$900k14
Humanoid 12/2010Seed$1.1M17
TekTrak 11/2010Series A10
InboxQ 7/2010Angel6
eToro 6/2010Series C$2.4M4

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  2. Venture51 Raises $25M VC Fund (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  5. Ripple Labs Raises $3.5M in Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  6. Betable Raises $18.5M in Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  7. With $1.9 Million In Funding, Dekko Aims To Be The Platform On Which Good Augmented Reality Is Built (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Republic Project Lands $1M From Google Ventures For Full Service Ad Campaign Platform (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  10. Videolicious Relaunches Its App For Mobile Video Editing, Raises $1.4 Million From Amazon And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. P2P Storage Startup Space Monkey Raises $2.25M Led By Google Ventures And Venture51 (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  13. Betable Brings Legal Gambling Mechanics To Social Game Developers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Trigger Raises $1M in Seed Round of Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
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  16. Health Conscious Mom Commerce Site Ecomom Raises A Healthy $4 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  17. Q&A Platform LawPivot Raises $1M; Launches Legal Services Marketplace (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. LaunchRock Gets $800K In Funding, Launches (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  19. Local Marketplace And Minion-Finder Zaarly Raises $14.1 Million (businessinsider.com) [edit]
  20. Enterprise SEO Platform Ginzametrics Raises US$1.3 Million From 500 Startups, Venture51, And A Group Of Star Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  21. Car Rental Marketplace Getaround Gets Around $3.4 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  22. Life360′s Family Safety App Grabs $3.5 Million Series A (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  23. BetaSpring Source [edit]
  24. Embedly Raises Another $450K, Launches One API To Rule All Embeds (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  25. ToutApp Raises Seed Round from Esther Dyson, Dave McClure, Eric Ries and others. (www1.toutapp.com) [edit]
  26. Lightbank Leads $1.2 Million Round In Enterprise Mobile Startup DoubleDutch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  27. In-Game Ad Startup Kiip Raises $4 Million From Hummer Winblad, Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  28. DailyWorth Raises $850K To Become The Daily Candy For Personal Finance (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  29. Graphicly Raises $3M in Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  30. venturebeat.com [edit]
  31. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  32. iPhone Tracking Service Provider TekTrak Locates Seed Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  33. About Us - InboxQ (blog.inboxq.com) [edit]
  34. techcrunch.com [edit]
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