NEA (New Enterprise Associates) is at the forefront of the IPO game in the technology and healthcare industry they invest in. They’re frequently ranked at the top for number of companies backed that go public (250 to date). They also acquire and merge with a lot of companies, offering the prospect of a later-stage partnership for startups who may be looking to get in and get out (350 mergers and acquisitions in their profile to date).
Not surprising for a company that’s been around for closing in on 40 years now, they have one of, if not the largest active portfolio of any VC firm in existence. They invest at all startup levels including seed, early investment and growth stages.
Companies invested in include: Opower, Acquia, Gladly, Anexxon, Green Chef, Jet, Move Guides, and many others.
There’s is a global team, with partners on all corners of the planet and investment abilities in the hundreds of millions per deal for the right business. In addition, they offer mentorship to their charges, going to the extent of being willing to work with first time entrepreneurs with a proven idea that need guidance in taking their startup to the next level.
Fund raised/currently managed: ~$17 billion
Focus industries: Communications and networking, energy services, exploration, production and refining, healthcare devices and supplies, IT services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, software.
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