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Investments

17

Portfolio Exits

6

Funds

1

About Rare Ventures

Rare Ventures is a firm which provides financial services for emerging companies

Rare Ventures Headquarter Location

United States

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Rare Ventures Investments

17 Investments

Rare Ventures has made 17 investments. Their latest investment was in Ntercept Communications as part of their Series B on January 1, 2001.

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Rare Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/18/2001

Series B

Ntercept Communications

$10M

No

12/18/2000

Unattributed VC - II

Cidera

$75M

Yes

10/13/2000

Series A

Archive

$18M

Yes

8/17/2000

Series A

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$99M

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0

8/7/2000

Series B

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$99M

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Date

1/18/2001

12/18/2000

10/13/2000

8/17/2000

8/7/2000

Round

Series B

Unattributed VC - II

Series A

Series A

Series B

Company

Ntercept Communications

Cidera

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Amount

$10M

$75M

$18M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

0

0

Rare Ventures Portfolio Exits

6 Portfolio Exits

Rare Ventures has 6 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Edmunds on April 01, 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

4/1/2021

Acquired

$99M

4

5/10/2013

Acquired

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$99M

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10

8/22/2012

Acq - Fin - II

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$99M

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10

8/27/2009

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/5/2002

Acquired

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Date

4/1/2021

5/10/2013

8/22/2012

8/27/2009

12/5/2002

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin - II

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

4

10

10

10

0

Rare Ventures Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Rare Ventures acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was HelloWorld on December 10, 1999.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

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

Total Funding

Note

Sources

12/10/1999

Other Venture Capital

$99M

$32M

Acq - Fin

1

Date

12/10/1999

Investment Stage

Other Venture Capital

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$32M

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

1

Rare Ventures Fund History

1 Fund History

Rare Ventures has 1 fund, including Rare Ventures I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

Rare Ventures I

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

1

Closing Date

Fund

Rare Ventures I

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Closed

Amount

Sources

1

Rare Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Rare Ventures has 5 team members, including current Managing Partner, Chris Tacy.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Chris Tacy

Managing Partner

Current

Derrick Chen

Managing Director

Current

Glenn S Meyers

Chief Executive Officer

Former

Jeffrey J Kaplan

Chief Financial Officer

Former

Lane Brostrum

Crescendo Ventures

General Partner

Former

Name

Chris Tacy

Derrick Chen

Glenn S Meyers

Jeffrey J Kaplan

Lane Brostrum

Work History

Crescendo Ventures

Title

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Former

Former

Former

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