Boldstart Ventures, a NYC-based seed stage venture capital firm focused on enterprise tech, raised over $21m in the first close of its third fund.
According to a regulatory form filed with the SEC, 37 backers participated in the offering of Boldstart Ventures III L.P., which has a final target of $45m.
Led by Ed Sim, Eliot Durbin and Jeff Leventhal, Boldstart Ventures typically invests $400-$750k in the seed rounds of startups developing SaaS 2.0, IT Enterprise “Googlization” and Smart Data solutions.
The firm’s portfolio includes Blaze.io, BigID, Bowery, Catalytic, ChangeCoin, Crew, Divide, DoodleDeals, Dunwello, Emissary, Front, GoInstant, Handshake, Indiegogo, Init.ai, Jyve, Karma, klipfolio, Kustomer, Localresponse, Memoir, Plain Vanilla Games, Paracosm, PlayHaven, Preact, Rapportive, Rebelmail, Replicated, Robin, Security Scorecard, SocialRank, ShowMe, Superhuman, TapFwd, ThinkNear, TrulyWireless, Yhat, Yipit, YipitData, Zillabyte.
Boldstart’s advisors include: Andrew Toy, Guy Podjarny, Bernardo de Albergaria, Dimitri Sirota, Jim Pitkow, Todd Papaioannou, Rahul Vohra, Matt Nordby, Mike, Marc Brown, Vince Beese, Martin Brodbeck, Frederic Garroy and Justin Wohlstadter.