BOLDstart Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in providing seed, startup, and early stage investments. The firm provides micro-venture capital funding. It seeks to invest in companies in technology, Internet, enterprise software and services, mobile, software-as-a-service, smart data and cloud computing markets. The firm typically invests between $ 0.5 million and $ 1 million. The firm typically invests $ 0.25 million to $ 0.3 million in seed rounds and another $ 0.3 million to $ 0.5 million in Series A deals. BOLDstart Ventures was founded in 2010 and is based in New York, New York with an additional office in New York.
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. BoldStart was founded in 2010 and is based in New York. The founding members are Dward G. Sim (Managing Partner, Founding Partner, General Partner & Founder) Eliot Durbin (Managing Partner & General Partner), Jeffrey P. Leventhal (Venture Partner), Andrew Toy (Advisor) and Guy Podjarny (Advisor).
BoldStart Ventures has funded over 60 enterprise startups, for example, BigID, Security Scorecard, snyk.io, Kustomer, Divide (sold to Google), Goinstant (sold to Salesforce), blaze.io (sold to Akamai), and Rapportive (sold to LinkedIn). BoldStart has partnered with Fortune 500 CIOs, CTOs, and CISOs.
They connect company executives and enterprise-focused companies. BoldStart collaborates with senior Fortune 500 executives about their technology priorities and attempts to help identify startup partners to serve those goals. These partnerships are intended to enable enterprises to test, iterate, and implement emerging software.
Boldstart Ventures has made 90 investments. One investment was on Feb 14, 2019, when they invested $13.5M in Pinpoint.The firm has raised a total of $105.6M across 4 funds, their latest being Boldstart Ventures IV. This fund was announced on Sep 21, 2018, and raised a total of $40.7M.They partner with and provide seed funding to entrepreneurs in the Internet, mobile, and cloud computing markets.
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Managing Partner, Founding Partner, General Partner & Founder
Managing Partner & General Partner
Jeffrey P. Leventhal
Boldstart Ventures locks down $47 million for fund three
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