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.
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.
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IA Ventures Doubles Down On Big Data With A New $105M Fund
February 8, 2012