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ValueStream Ventures helps teams leverage valuable data assets to create industry-advancing products and services

We approach each investment with a distinct strategy, leveraging tools, data, processes, relationships, and experience our team has built around the concept of valueable data assets. While we are flexible in our approach, we do have guiding principles about what we look for and how we support our companies. The following posts provide some additional insight into these principles and hopefully give a sense of what it is like to partner with us as an investor or founder.

At ValueStream Ventures, we believe in the importance of a North Star, the strategy or focus that helps an investment firm quickly determine whether or not an opportunity is a "fit". For us, this North Star is not an industry or specialty, but a thesis. In our experience, a strong thesis provides clarity to the investment underwriting process, which can easily become arbitrary and subjective…
According to DOMO in 2018, “Over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every single day. By 2020, it’s estimated that 1.7MB of data will be created every second for every person on earth.” It’s no wonder, then, that the Economist recently proclaimed that “the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.” The reality, however, is that not all data has value; not all data is an…
In early-stage investing, “series” naming has come to signal more than just financing sequencings; it has also become a proxy for the maturity of the company being financed. As a series name’s significance has expanded, however, the consensus around the meaning of that name has diminished. At ValueStream Ventures, we prefer to think of our ideal entry point based less on the name of the round and…

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