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IA Ventures

IA Ventures

An early-stage venture capital firm that specializes in investing within the financial technology industry. It is located in New York City and was founded in 2009.

IA Ventures is a New York-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage start-ups. It works with entities in the financial technology industry that utilize data for a competitive edge. The company states that it communicates a clear path with its start-up investments and invests in long-term relationships.

Product

The company initially started with investing in early-stage companies. As the company has grown, it now invests in both early-stage and later-stage start-ups, with the intention of taking companies through the growth stage. IA Ventures mode of investing consists of investing early and then moving in more money later. It seeks to invest in companies that generate contributory databases, core enabling data technologies, or technologies that utilize large data sets.



Companies that are in IA Venture's portfolio include Octane Lending, Gospel Technology, TellusLabs, PointOne Navigation, Quorum Control, InfoSum, Drift, Verge Genomics, Alluvium, Kepler Communication, Komodo Health, Direct Match, and more. 



Timeline

Funded Companies

24 Results
Company
Company
Description
Description
Website
Website
Industry
Industry
Location
Location

Datadog is a New York City-based enterprise software company offering monitory and analytics for developers, IT operation teams and business users.

DataRobot sells a machine learning platform that helps users build and deploy accurate predictive models. The Boston-based company was founded in 2012 by Jeremy Achin.

An industrial biotech company developing a commercial bioprocess for manufacturing bio-based malonic acid.

DataSift is a big data company founded by Nicholas Halstead.

Next Big Sound provides a dashboard, charts, and reports to monitor popularity, activity, and metrics for musicians, albums, authors and books across social media, sales and events.

ThinkNear is a company founded by Eli Portnoy.

Simple is a company founded by Joshua Reich, Shamir Karkal and Alex Payne.

DigitalOcean is a company founded in 2011 by Alec Hartman, Moisey Uretsky, Mitch Wainer, Jeff Carr and Ben Uretsky.

SavingStar is an advertising company.

Kohort is a social media company founded by Steve Blood.

Visual Revenue is a company founded by Dennis R. Mortensen.

Lore is a learning management system company.

Signifyd is a SaaS-based, enterprise-grade fraud technology solution for e-commerce stores.

Kepler Communications is a company founded by Wen Cheng Chong, Mina Mitry and Jeffrey Osborne.

NewsCred is a New York-based company.

Ehyca is a New York-based company.

Associated investment funds

4 Results
Investment Fund
Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Location
Date signed
Date signed
25,000,000
10,085,000
January 20, 2010
160,000,000
160,000,000
July 14, 2015
110,000,000
97,750,000
September 19, 2011

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Brad Gillespie

General Partner



Roger Ehrenberg

Managing Partner



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

IA Ventures Doubles Down On Big Data With A New $105M Fund

Erick Schonfeld

Web

February 8, 2012

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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