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Investments

169

Portfolio Exits

13

Funds

5

About Kickstart Fund

Kickstart Fund is a seed fund that aims to kickstart companies in Utah and the Mountain West by aligning technology creators, industry, entrepreneurs, and capital sources behind the funding and mentoring of seed investments.

Kickstart Fund Headquarter Location

2795 E. Cottonwood Pkwy. Suite 350

Salt Lake City, Utah, 84121,

United States

801-308-0440

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Latest Kickstart Fund News

Rad AI Closes USD 25M Series A

Nov 12, 2021

Rad AI, the fastest growing radiologist-led AI company, today announced USD 25 million in Series A funding. The round was led by ARTIS Ventures with participation by several existing investors, including OCV Partners, Kickstart Fund, and Gradient Ventures (Google's AI-focused fund).

Kickstart Fund Investments

169 Investments

Kickstart Fund has made 169 investments. Their latest investment was in Rad AI as part of their Series A on November 11, 2021.

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Kickstart Fund Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/11/2021

Series A

Rad AI

$25M

Yes

3

11/3/2021

Series B

MarketDial

No

1

10/26/2021

Seed VC

Champria

$1M

Yes

1

10/6/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

10/5/2021

Series C - II

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$99M

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10

Date

11/11/2021

11/3/2021

10/26/2021

10/6/2021

10/5/2021

Round

Series A

Series B

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series C - II

Company

Rad AI

MarketDial

Champria

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Amount

$25M

$1M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

1

1

10

10

Kickstart Fund Portfolio Exits

13 Portfolio Exits

Kickstart Fund has 13 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Big Squid on September 30, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

9/30/2021

Acquired

2

7/13/2021

Acquired

2

5/25/2021

Acquired

12

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10

Date

9/30/2021

7/13/2021

5/25/2021

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Companies

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

2

2

12

10

10

Kickstart Fund Fund History

5 Fund Histories

Kickstart Fund has 5 funds, including Kickstart Seed Fund V.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/29/2020

Kickstart Seed Fund V

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$110M

2

1/17/2018

Kickstart Seed Fund IV

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$99M

10

1/30/2015

Kickstart Seed Fund II

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$99M

10

6/5/2014

Kickstart Seed Fund III

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$99M

10

12/31/2008

Kickstart Seed Fund I

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/29/2020

1/17/2018

1/30/2015

6/5/2014

12/31/2008

Fund

Kickstart Seed Fund V

Kickstart Seed Fund IV

Kickstart Seed Fund II

Kickstart Seed Fund III

Kickstart Seed Fund I

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$110M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

10

Kickstart Fund Team

4 Team Members

Kickstart Fund has 4 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Gavin Christensen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Gavin Christensen

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Guy Letendre

Managing Director

Current

Karen Zelnick

Senior Director

Current

Nattu Adnan

Founder

Former

Name

Gavin Christensen

Guy Letendre

Karen Zelnick

Nattu Adnan

Work History

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Managing Director

Senior Director

Founder

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

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