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Investments

59

Portfolio Exits

21

Funds

3

Service Providers

1

About Dawntreader Ventures

Dawntreader Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in software, Internet, and digital media companies. The core Dawntreader team has invested together since the formation of our first fund in 1998. We are active, hands-on investors with experience funding market leading companies through up and down markets. We currently manage two venture capital funds totaling approximately $270 million focused on primarily early-stage information technology.

Dawntreader Ventures Headquarter Location

1270 Avenue of the Americas 5th Floor

New York, New York, 10020,

United States

(646) 452-6100

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How startups can shake up their first idea and still crush the market – TechCrunch

Nov 4, 2020

Sometimes an original idea simply doesn’t pan out, a market gets too crowded or a company’s founders stumble onto something they have built that is actually a better business than the original idea. You need to believe in your idea of course, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right way to go. Ed Sim, co-founder at boldstart ventures was part of Dawntreader Ventures in the late 90s when his firm invested in an early version of the company called Metapa. They were actually considering simply packing

Dawntreader Ventures Investments

59 Investments

Dawntreader Ventures has made 59 investments. Their latest investment was in MessageMind as part of their Series A on September 9, 2012.

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Dawntreader Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/20/2012

Series A

MessageMind

$3.42M

Yes

12/23/2011

Series D - II

Peer39

$2.5M

No

5/13/2011

Series D

Peer39

$5.17M

No

1

9/10/2009

Series B

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$99M

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10

5/18/2009

Series C

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$99M

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0

Date

9/20/2012

12/23/2011

5/13/2011

9/10/2009

5/18/2009

Round

Series A

Series D - II

Series D

Series B

Series C

Company

MessageMind

Peer39

Peer39

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Amount

$3.42M

$2.5M

$5.17M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

0

Dawntreader Ventures Portfolio Exits

21 Portfolio Exits

Dawntreader Ventures has 21 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Visible World on June 05, 2015.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/5/2015

Acquired

$99M

1

3/5/2014

Acquired

$99M

2

1/7/2013

Acquired

$99M

1

4/29/2012

Acquired

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$99M

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10

2/16/2011

Take Private

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$99M

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0

Date

6/5/2015

3/5/2014

1/7/2013

4/29/2012

2/16/2011

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Take Private

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

2

1

10

0

Dawntreader Ventures Fund History

3 Fund Histories

Dawntreader Ventures has 3 funds, including Dawntreader Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

3/31/2000

Dawntreader Fund II

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$250M

1

9/1/1998

Dawntreader Fund I

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$99M

10

Dawntreader Fund III

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10

Closing Date

3/31/2000

9/1/1998

Fund

Dawntreader Fund II

Dawntreader Fund I

Dawntreader Fund III

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$250M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

Dawntreader Ventures Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Dawntreader 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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Dawntreader Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Dawntreader Ventures has 5 team members, including current Managing Director, Daniel Dewolf.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Daniel Dewolf

Managing Director

Current

Ned Carlson

WindRose Health Investors, Blueprint Health, and Globalcare

Managing Director

Former

Ed Sim

Managing Director

Former

Andrew Weissman

Managing Director

Former

Andrew Weissman

Managing Director

Former

Name

Daniel Dewolf

Ned Carlson

Ed Sim

Andrew Weissman

Andrew Weissman

Work History

WindRose Health Investors, Blueprint Health, and Globalcare

Title

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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