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Investments

165

Portfolio Exits

27

Funds

7

Service Providers

1

About BOLDstart Ventures

BOLDstart Ventures is a New York-based, micro-VC fund that seeks to partner with and provide seed funding to bold entrepreneurs in the Internet, mobile, and cloud computing markets.

BOLDstart Ventures Headquarter Location

30 Irving Place 6th Floor

New York, New York, 10003,

United States

646-450-1941

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Latest BOLDstart Ventures News

Amberdata Raises $30M in Series B Funding

May 6, 2022

Amberdata , a New York-based provider of a digital asset data, raised $30M in Series B funding. The round was led by Susquehanna International Group, with participation from Nasdaq Ventures, NAB Ventures, Chicago Trading Company, Nexo, Coinbase, Innovius, Citi, Franklin Templeton, Aspenwood Ventures, Rovida Kruptos Assets, and Boldstart Ventures. The company intends to use the funds to further product innovation and expand go-to-market in the United States and internationally to address the accelerating institutional adoption of digital assets. Led by CEO Shawn Douglass, Amberdata delivers comprehensive data and insights into blockchain networks, crypto markets, and decentralized finance, empowering financial institutions with data for research, trading, risk, analytics, reporting, and compliance. Financial institutions use Amberdata as their digital asset data partner to eliminate the infrastructure setup, integration challenges and maintenance headaches to access digital asset data, reducing cost and time to market for entering the asset class. FinSMEs 06/05/2022

BOLDstart Ventures Investments

165 Investments

BOLDstart Ventures has made 165 investments. Their latest investment was in Amberdata as part of their Series B on May 5, 2022.

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BOLDstart Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/4/2022

Series B

Amberdata

$30M

Yes

6

3/23/2022

Series B

Spectro Cloud

$40M

No

15

3/16/2022

Seed VC

Liveblocks

$5M

No

Atlassian Ventures, Kima Ventures, Seedcamp, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

4

3/9/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

3/1/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

5/4/2022

3/23/2022

3/16/2022

3/9/2022

3/1/2022

Round

Series B

Series B

Seed VC

Series A

Seed VC

Company

Amberdata

Spectro Cloud

Liveblocks

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Amount

$30M

$40M

$5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

No

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Co-Investors

Atlassian Ventures, Kima Ventures, Seedcamp, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

6

15

4

10

10

BOLDstart Ventures Portfolio Exits

27 Portfolio Exits

BOLDstart Ventures has 27 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Catalytic on March 02, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/2/2022

Acquired

1

2/16/2022

Acquired

1

12/22/2021

Acquired

8

1/26/2021

Acquired

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10

11/30/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/2/2022

2/16/2022

12/22/2021

1/26/2021

11/30/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

8

10

10

BOLDstart Ventures Fund History

7 Fund Histories

BOLDstart Ventures has 7 funds, including Boldstart Ventures V.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/17/2021

Boldstart Ventures V

$155M

2

2/17/2021

Boldstart Opportunities II

$99M

10

11/12/2019

Boldstart Opportunities I

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$99M

10

11/12/2019

Boldstart Ventures IV

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$99M

10

11/15/2016

BOLDstart Ventures III

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$99M

10

Closing Date

2/17/2021

2/17/2021

11/12/2019

11/12/2019

11/15/2016

Fund

Boldstart Ventures V

Boldstart Opportunities II

Boldstart Opportunities I

Boldstart Ventures IV

BOLDstart Ventures III

Fund Type

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Status

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Amount

$155M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

10

BOLDstart Ventures Service Providers

1 Service Provider

BOLDstart Ventures has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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BOLDstart Ventures Team

3 Team Members

BOLDstart Ventures has 3 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Ed Sim.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Ed Sim

Dawntreader Ventures, and J.P. Morgan & Co.

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Doug Schmidt

Soom, Dentsu Aegis Network, Pearson, CBS Interactive, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and TiVo

Chief Information Officer

Current

Eliot Durbin

General Partner

Current

Name

Ed Sim

Doug Schmidt

Eliot Durbin

Work History

Dawntreader Ventures, and J.P. Morgan & Co.

Soom, Dentsu Aegis Network, Pearson, CBS Interactive, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and TiVo

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Chief Information Officer

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

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