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Mercury Fund

Mercury Fund

A venture capital firm in Texas that focuses on entrepreneurs and technology innovation.

Mercury Fund is a venture capital firm in Texas that focuses on entrepreneurs and technology innovation. Founded 2005 in Houston, Texas, United States by Blair Garrou and Dan Watkins, it invests in early stage ventures, debt financing, seed, series A, and series B rounds. Its portfolio companies include Olea Edge Analytics, Ambyint, TeleVet, Ripple Science, Cloudsnap, Benson Hill Biosystems, Spruce, BlackThorn Therapeutics, Sight Machine and Datical. As of April 2020, Mercury Fund has made 142 investments. Their most recent investment was on February 25, 2020, when Olea Edge Analytics raised $9M. Mercury Fund has had 16 exits, the most notable of which include TrendKite, Infochimps, and Retention. the company has raised four funds, their latest being Mercury Fund Ventures IV. This fund was announced on June 19, 2019 and raised a total of $82.3M.

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People

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Aziz Gilani

Employee

Blair Garrou

Employee

David Steakley

Investor

Dean McCall

Advisor

Grace Rodriguez

Employee

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Companies

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Ambyint

Cloudsnap

Olea Edge Analytics

Ripple Science

TeleVet

News

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Christine Hall
August 11, 2021
TechCrunch
The company provides software, services and infrastructure to small businesses so they can scale online.
Christine Hall
December 21, 2020
Crunchbase News
The Houston-based company is building a blockchain ecosystem to prove a business' ethical and sustainable business practices.
FinSMEs
June 29, 2020
FinSMEs
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