Fidelity Ventures

Fidelity Ventures

Fidelity Ventures was a Boston based venture capital arm of Fidelity Investments. In 2015 they were merged into 8 Road Ventures.

Fidelity Ventures was a Boston, Massachusetts based venture capital arm of Fidelity Investments. Their investments came at all maturity stages of a company and were sector agnostic. In their investments, Fidelity Ventures sought to help their portfolio companies grow with their resources and relationship with parent company Fidelity Investments.

In 2009, part of the Fidelity Ventures team split and started Volition Capital, a private growth equity firm. They continued to manage a portfolio of 20 existing companies developed with these principals while at Fidelity Ventures. Fidelity did not have an ownership position in Volition Capital.

In 2015, Fidelity Investments decided to merge their disparate venture capital firms, including Fidelity Ventures, Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Fidelity Growth Partners Asia and Moonray Investor into 8 Road Ventures.

Investment

Fidelity Ventures made investments in Lime, TokenSoft, RedHill Biopharma, iPipeline, Seatwave, RedBrick Health, BridgeCo, Teliris, BlackDuck, Vibes, Stylesight, Sphere Medical and Tertraphase Pharmaceuticals.

They exited investments in Alibaba Group, Ping Identity, BlackDuck, iPipeline, RedBrick Health, Xoom, RedHill Biopharma, EnterpriseDB, Corero Network Security and Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals.

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Funded Companies

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An insurance technology company utilizing technology, design and data to humanize health care. and offer health insurance.

Lime is a mobile platform that allows users to unlock its fleet of shared bikes and scooters.

Wearable device company founded in 2012 based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. The company was previously called Thalmic and changed their name to North in 2018.

RedBrick Health is a Minneapolis-based company.

Butterfly Network is a company developing and designing a medical imaging device for real-time and three-dimensional or 3D imaging and treatment.

Stylesight is a fashion company founded by Franklin Bober.

Ping Identity is a Denver-based cybersecurity company providing cloud-based identity management software for companies and government organizations.

SpikeSource is a software company.

Cortera is a Boca Raton, Florida-based company.

Kajeet for Education is a McLean, Virginia-based hardware company.

An antibiotics company targeting multi-drug resistant bacterial infections

Xoom Corporation is a San Francisco-based company founded by Kevin Hartz.

GeoLearning is a West Des Moines, Iowa-based education company.

Intellon is a Florida-based semiconductor company.

A company developing light-activated drug products for tht treatment solid tumor cancers

MFG.com is an Atlanta-based manufacturing company.

EnterpriseDB is a Bedford, Massachusetts-based database company.

EXFO is a Quebec City-based company.

Seatwave is a London-based company.

Classteacher Learning Systems is an India-based education company.

Peatix is a New York-based company.

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