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Investments

105

Portfolio Exits

7

Funds

2

Partners & Customers

1

About Blu Venture Investors

Blu Venture Investors is a venture capital investment company supporting early-stage entrepreneurs in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and North Carolina). The company's members are experienced, successful operating executives with experience in a broad range of industries and business models.

Blu Venture Investors Headquarters Location

1577 Spring Hill Drive

Vienna, Virginia, 22128,

United States

703-775-2114

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Spin Technology Raises $16M in Series A Funding

Aug 11, 2022

Spin Technology, Inc. , a Palo Alto, CA-based developer of a SaaS data protection platform for mission-critical SaaS apps, closed a $16m Series A financing. The round was led by Blueprint Equity with participation from Santa Barbara Venture Partners and Blu Venture Investors. In conjunction with the funding, Blueprint Equity’ Sheldon Lewis, Santa Barbara Venture Partners’ Dan Engel, and Blu Venture Investors’ Robert Struble will take seats on Spin’s Board. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth, expand its SaaS offerings, and grow the marketing, sales, and engineering teams. Led by Dmitry Dontov, CEO and Founder, Spin Technology provides ‘SpinOne,’ a SaaS data protection platform designed specifically for mission-critical SaaS apps. SpinOne is a combination of four innovative offerings, including: Ransomware monitoring and response – Automated ransomware protection for SaaS environments that provides 2 hours incident response against ransomware attack on SaaS data, as a result, it reduces recovery costs by as much as 90 percent. Apps risk assessment – Automated risk assessments of cloud SaaS apps and browser extensions reducing the manual efforts of SecOps teams and helping businesses increase their cybersecurity posture. Data leak prevention (DLP) – Understand which data is shared in the cloud and with whom, and get full visibility over your business-critical data in the cloud. Backup and recovery – Compliance friendly enterprise-grade backups to secure cloud environments with versioning and granular recovery capabilities. The dashboard, which extends security across multiple environments, including Google Workspace, Microsoft Office 365 and Salesforce, provides a single view of cybersecurity and data protection to cloud SaaS environments based on next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). In addition, the company provides tools to address modern cybersecurity challenges in cloud SaaS environments. SpinOne delivers cyber defense, SaaS data management, and protection for more than 1,600 organizations worldwide. FinSMEs

Blu Venture Investors Investments

105 Investments

Blu Venture Investors has made 105 investments. Their latest investment was in Spin Technology as part of their Series A on August 8, 2022.

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Blu Venture Investors Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/9/2022

Series A

Spin Technology

$16M

Yes

4

6/13/2022

Seed VC

Zeeve

$2.65M

Yes

2

3/28/2022

Series A

Sprockets

$10M

Yes

3

3/17/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

1/5/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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Date

8/9/2022

6/13/2022

3/28/2022

3/17/2022

1/5/2022

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Series A

Series A

Seed VC

Company

Spin Technology

Zeeve

Sprockets

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Amount

$16M

$2.65M

$10M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

4

2

3

10

10

Blu Venture Investors Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

Blu Venture Investors has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Signal Vine on January 12, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/12/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

7/15/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

6/30/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

11/28/2018

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

4/30/2018

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/12/2022

7/15/2021

6/30/2020

11/28/2018

4/30/2018

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

Blu Venture Investors Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Blu Venture Investors has 2 funds, including Blu Cyber Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/20/2022

Blu Cyber Fund

$25M

3

BVI Core Q12021-3 Series

$99M

10

Closing Date

6/20/2022

Fund

Blu Cyber Fund

BVI Core Q12021-3 Series

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$25M

$99M

Sources

3

10

Blu Venture Investors Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

Blu Venture Investors has 1 strategic partners and customers. Blu Venture Investors recently partnered with NewConnect on August 8, 2017.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/9/2017

Partner

United States

D.C.-Based NewConnect Receives Capital Raise from Blu Venture Investors

Blu Venture Investors , LLC , a Virginia-based Primary Source Venture Capital firm , has been a strategic partner of NewConnect , LLC for over 18 months and sees the value in a second round to further expand NewConnect , LLC 's growth efforts .

1

Date

8/9/2017

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

News Snippet

D.C.-Based NewConnect Receives Capital Raise from Blu Venture Investors

Blu Venture Investors , LLC , a Virginia-based Primary Source Venture Capital firm , has been a strategic partner of NewConnect , LLC for over 18 months and sees the value in a second round to further expand NewConnect , LLC 's growth efforts .

Sources

1

Blu Venture Investors Team

10 Team Members

Blu Venture Investors has 10 team members, including current Founder, Managing Principal, J.S. Gamble.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

J.S. Gamble

Founder, Managing Principal

Current

Robert Proctor

Founder

Current

Joaquin J Hangen

Founding Partner

Current

Kevin A Hollins

Founding Partner

Current

G.L. Kohlenberger

Founding Partner

Current

Name

J.S. Gamble

Robert Proctor

Joaquin J Hangen

Kevin A Hollins

G.L. Kohlenberger

Work History

Title

Founder, Managing Principal

Founder

Founding Partner

Founding Partner

Founding Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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