Portfolio Statistics

Basic Statistics On Our Investments (as of 2016, 3rd quarter)
  • Number of companies we have invested in since inception in 2000: 66
  • Total amount invested since inception: > $12 million
  • Average invested/year since inception: ~$750K
  • Number of members: >44
  • Number of companies we’ve invested in each year, including follow-on investments in our portfolio: ~9
Some Statistics on Applications for Funding

The table below gives the number of applications we receive each year in our GUST deal platform (prior to 2016 we had a nominal application fee that was removed in 2016), and the number of those we funded. Of the number of those applying companies we invite 2, sometimes 3, to present to us. This means 12 or 13 companies pitch to us each year.

Year Applications Funded
2016
2015
2014
2013
188
86
75
97
3
6
5
6