The Top 10 Series A Investors In Software


The Top 10 Series A Investors In Software by PitchBook

As the price of building a software startup has come down thanks to enterprises like Amazon Web Services, the number of companies being created has skyrocketed. This is evident when looking at seed financings in the sector: 2011 saw 609 such deals completed, while 2015 logged a more than two-fold increase at 1,364.

While this jump is exciting for seed investors—giving them a larger pool of potential investments—it does make raising a follow-on round more difficult for those companies, as there’s a lot of competition. With that in mind, we dug into the PitchBook Platform and found nearly 1,400 venture investors that are actively investing in Series A rounds for software startups. For entrepreneurs that have previously secured seed funding and are looking to scale, here’s a list of VCs they may want to target for their next fundraise.

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Here are the top 10 Series A venture investors in software startups since the beginning of last year, along with their investment counts:


1. Accel (30)

2. 500 Startups (28)

T-3. Sequoia (24)

T-3. New Enterprise Associates (24)

5. Bessemer Venture Partners (19)

6. GV (18)

T-7. Data Collective (17)

T-7. Andreessen Horowitz (17)

T-9. Greycroft Partners (16)

T-9. Formation 8 (16)

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