- Series A extensions, bridging funding gap in the US
Navigate Ventures is a California-based VC manager raising their 1st fund of minimum US$50m. 1st close held and 2 investments already made.
The Team is very experienced and include Fred Thiel, a former Senior EQT adviser, and Ivan Nikkhoo, a serial investor and Professor from USC Marshall. They are supported by a strong team and an industry-heavy Advisory Board.
The strategy is to invest in Series A extensions in companies with a clear path to Series B/C. The expected holding period is short, 2-3 years; Navigate Ventures targets a MoIC of 4x+.