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Investments

191

Portfolio Exits

41

Funds

4

Service Providers

1

About Kodiak Venture Partners

Kodiak Venture Partners pursues a investments in seed and early stage technology companies into high-growth industry market leaders. Founded in 1999, Kodiak manages three funds totaling $676M and targets companies in eastern North America.

Kodiak Venture Partners Headquarter Location

Bay Colony Corporate Center 1000 Winter Street, Suite 3800

Waltham, Massachusetts, 02451,

United States

781.672.2500

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Latest Kodiak Venture Partners News

DAFCA Raises $8 Million in First Round of Venture Funding; Kodiak Venture Partners Leads Investment in Emerging EDA Software Company

Sep 23, 2019

December 01, 2003 07:35 AM Eastern Standard Time FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Dec. 1, 2003--DAFCA Inc., a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software tools, today announced it has raised $8 million in its first round of venture financing. The investment round, led by Kodiak Venture Partners, also included investors 3i US, Bay Partners, New Venture Partners and Vista Ventures. DAFCA will use the new financing to complete the development and launch of its tool set. "This level of endorsement from a top-tier, bi-coastal syndicate, coupled with our international partner, means we can devote our full attention to our customers and their needs," said Peter Levin, President and CEO of DAFCA. "We are completely focused on building our team and working with customers to help them build system-on-chip products." Co-founded by Levin, EDA veterans Miron Abramovici, CTO and Al Dunlop, Vice President of Engineering, DAFCA concentrates on system-on chip (SoC) infrastructure. "DAFCA's founding team members are all 'A' players, who have attracted top talent and opened the doors to customers and partners," said Mike O'Neill, Partner, Kodiak Venture Partners. "With its unique approach, there's no question DAFCA is well positioned to become a leader in the rapidly emerging EDA tools for the SoC space." Prior to DAFCA and while a general partner at TVM, Peter Levin co-led an investment in Carnegie Mellon spin-out NeoLinear, a deal widely credited for refreshing venture interest in EDA. Abramovici authored the industry standard text on IC testing and Dunlop led the development team of the ORCA FPGA, and was a prior chairman of the Design Automation Conference. Abramovici and Dunlop are IEEE Fellows, and worked together for nearly ten years at Lucent. Marko Mascheck, Partner at 3i US, Bob Williams, General Partner at Bay Partners and Mike O'Neill join Peter Levin and John Stockton on DAFCA's board of directors. About DAFCA DAFCA is an electronic design automation (EDA) software company developing a product suite for the creation of flexible Systems-on-Chip (SoC) solutions, which results in faster time-to-market and lower chip development costs. About 3i 3i is a leading international venture capital company with U.S. offices in Menlo Park, CA and Waltham, MA. Operating since 1945, 3i has invested worldwide over $24 billion, including co-investment funds, with a total staff of 800 employees operating out of over 30 offices in 14 countries. 3i leverages this worldwide presence to add value to its portfolio companies and investment partners. In the United States, 3i concentrates on early and late stage technology investments in companies with the potential to be leaders in their markets. Outside the USA, 3i invests broadly in buyouts, growth capital and venture capital. Since opening its US businesses in 1999, 3i has become one of the most active early and late stage VCs in the US. Recent investments in early stage companies include SiGe Semiconductors, Cometa Networks, Bitfone, Knowmadic, Sonim and OmniGuide. 3i has been equally active on the late stage, with recent investments in Skystream Networks, Placeware, AppShop, Top Layer and SCP. Visit 3i and its portfolio at www.3ius.com . About Bay Partners Bay Partners is an early-stage Silicon Valley based venture capital firm with over $1 billion in capital under management. Since 1976, Bay Partners has invested in more than 250 infrastructure technology companies. The firm focuses its investments in wireline, wireless, and enterprise services, software, equipment, and components/semi-conductors. For more information, visit www.baypartners.com . About Kodiak Venture Partners Kodiak Venture Partners is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based venture capital firm focused on seed and early stage investments in emerging communications/IT, semiconductor and software companies. With a focus in the eastern regions of the U.S. and Canada, Kodiak Venture Partners builds relationships with entrepreneurs seeking accelerated market success. Kodiak's investment partners are successful high-technology business entrepreneurs who take a high-impact, hands-on approach to forming, operating, building and funding market leaders. For more information, visit www.kodiakvp.com .

Kodiak Venture Partners Investments

191 Investments

Kodiak Venture Partners has made 191 investments. Their latest investment was in Wallit as part of their Seed VC - IV on August 8, 2020.

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Kodiak Venture Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/31/2020

Seed VC - IV

Wallit

$0.27M

No

1

6/26/2019

Debt

Wallit

$0.3M

No

Undisclosed Investors

1

12/20/2018

Series D

Lumicell

$20.37M

No

1

12/19/2018

Series D - II

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$99M

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10

1/31/2018

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

8/31/2020

6/26/2019

12/20/2018

12/19/2018

1/31/2018

Round

Seed VC - IV

Debt

Series D

Series D - II

Seed VC

Company

Wallit

Wallit

Lumicell

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Amount

$0.27M

$0.3M

$20.37M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Undisclosed Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Kodiak Venture Partners Portfolio Exits

41 Portfolio Exits

Kodiak Venture Partners has 41 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Greenlight Biosciences on February 03, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/3/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

3

9/7/2018

Acquired

$99M

2

6/25/2018

Acquired

$99M

5

1/26/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

11/17/2017

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

2/3/2022

9/7/2018

6/25/2018

1/26/2018

11/17/2017

Exit

Reverse Merger

Acquired

Acquired

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

2

5

10

0

Kodiak Venture Partners Fund History

4 Fund Histories

Kodiak Venture Partners has 4 funds, including Kodiak Venture Partners III LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

1/13/2004

Kodiak Venture Partners III LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$316M

1

5/18/2001

Kodiak Venture Partners II LP

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$99M

10

2/1/2000

Kodiak Venture Partners LP

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$99M

10

Kodiak Venture Partners IV LP

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10

Closing Date

1/13/2004

5/18/2001

2/1/2000

Fund

Kodiak Venture Partners III LP

Kodiak Venture Partners II LP

Kodiak Venture Partners LP

Kodiak Venture Partners IV LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

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Amount

$316M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

Kodiak Venture Partners Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Kodiak Venture Partners has 1 service provider relationship

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Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Kodiak Venture Partners Team

11 Team Members

Kodiak Venture Partners has 11 team members, including current Founder, Managing General Partner, David Furneaux.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

David Furneaux

Furneaux Capital

Founder, Managing General Partner

Current

Lou Volpe

Managing General Partner

Current

Bill Johnson

Controller

Former

Charles Meakem

Gotham Ventures

Managing Partner

Former

Andrey J. Zarur

World Economic Forum, BioProcessors Corporation, and Starlab

Managing Partner

Former

Name

David Furneaux

Lou Volpe

Bill Johnson

Charles Meakem

Andrey J. Zarur

Work History

Furneaux Capital

Gotham Ventures

World Economic Forum, BioProcessors Corporation, and Starlab

Title

Founder, Managing General Partner

Managing General Partner

Controller

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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