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Investments

185

Portfolio Exits

17

Funds

13

About Pear VC

Pear VC is an early-stage fund that provides financing, recruiting, product and growth, and community and network support to seed-stage startups.

Pear VC Headquarter Location

158 South Park

San Francisco, California, 94107,

United States

650-400-3763

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Latest Pear VC News

Nightfall AI Completes $40M Series B Financing

Aug 11, 2022

This new round was led by WestBridge Capital, with participation from Next Play Capital and existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Venrock, Pear VC, and several professional athletes and influencers including Paul Rudd, Drew Brees, and Josh Childress. As fans of the product, multiple CISOs and security professionals invested in the round as well. Nightfall is the cloud data protection platform for every application. Nightfall's mission is to enable any organization to discover, classify, and protect sensitive data across all of its cloud applications & services. Organizations depend on Nightfall to discover, classify, and protect sensitive data across cloud services via machine learning & natural language processing (NLP). As the industry's first cloud data loss prevention & data classification platform, Nightfall has scaled rapidly to a broad set of customers across the globe, ranging from hyper-growth tech startups to Fortune 100 enterprises. Nightfall's SOC 2 Type 2 compliant platform has been deployed across consumer-facing & highly regulated industries like healthcare, insurance, and education to address data leakage and compliance risks around HIPAA, PCI, and more. (c)2011-2020 by Massinvestor, Inc. For contact info, please check out our about page.

Pear VC Investments

185 Investments

Pear VC has made 185 investments. Their latest investment was in Skipper as part of their Seed VC on August 8, 2022.

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Pear VC Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/12/2022

Seed VC

Skipper

$5.8M

Yes

1

8/10/2022

Series A

Expedock

$13.5M

Yes

2

7/13/2022

Series A - II

Xilis

$19M

No

4

5/25/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

5/25/2022

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

8/12/2022

8/10/2022

7/13/2022

5/25/2022

5/25/2022

Round

Seed VC

Series A

Series A - II

Seed VC

Seed VC

Company

Skipper

Expedock

Xilis

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Amount

$5.8M

$13.5M

$19M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

4

10

10

Pear VC Portfolio Exits

17 Portfolio Exits

Pear VC has 17 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Solvvy on May 12, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/12/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

12/23/2021

Acquired

$99M

1

12/20/2021

Acq - Pending

$99M

3

12/10/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/13/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

5/12/2022

12/23/2021

12/20/2021

12/10/2021

10/13/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Pending

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

3

10

10

Pear VC Fund History

13 Fund Histories

Pear VC has 13 funds, including Pear Ventures Opportunities IX.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

10/26/2020

Pear Ventures Opportunities IX

$3.38M

1

12/10/2019

Pear Ventures Fund III

$160M

2

6/26/2019

Pear Ventures Opportunities VIII

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$3M

1

12/18/2018

Pear Ventures Opportunities VII

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$99M

10

8/16/2018

Pear Ventures Opportunities VI

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$99M

10

Closing Date

10/26/2020

12/10/2019

6/26/2019

12/18/2018

8/16/2018

Fund

Pear Ventures Opportunities IX

Pear Ventures Fund III

Pear Ventures Opportunities VIII

Pear Ventures Opportunities VII

Pear Ventures Opportunities VI

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

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Amount

$3.38M

$160M

$3M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

2

1

10

10

Pear VC Team

2 Team Members

Pear VC has 2 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Debra Schilling.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Debra Schilling

Asia Pacific Ventures, Horizon Ventures, and Aspen Ventures

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Mar Hershenson

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Debra Schilling

Mar Hershenson

Work History

Asia Pacific Ventures, Horizon Ventures, and Aspen Ventures

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

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