Based in San Francisco, 500 Startups has over $1.8 billion in assets to invest in companies struggling with early-stage capital. The venture capital backs more than 2,200 tech startups, including Udemy, Canva, Intercom, GitHub, and Grab. Examples of the VC’s top SaaS investments include Inagrab, Ovation, and YayPay.
2. Boldstart Ventures
Founders of innovative, disruptive technologies can approach Boldstart Ventures for early-stage funding. Examples of SaaS projects they have funded include Catalytic, a performance optimization tool, and BigID, a data security and management solution. Tech giants like Google and LinkedIn have acquired some of their startups.
3. Blossom Street Software Venture Capital
Another VC company that focuses on SaaS venture capital is Blossom Street Venture Capital. The firm provides capital and connects startups with mentors to help entrepreneurs actualize their ideas. Examples of their successful projects include WideAngle, a meeting preparation platform, and SalesLoft, an enterprise sales engagement tool.
4. Matrix Partners
If you want a SaaS VC firm that evaluates business ideas based on merit and entrepreneurial ability, go to Matrix Partners. David Skok, a general partner at the firm, is a core participant in the SaaS Survey, a distinguished annual report in the SaaS industry.
Matrix Partners prides itself on backing top SaaS brands like HubSpot, Zendesk, and Carbon Black.
Companies under AngelPad get an average of $14 million in funding. The firm helps SaaS startups establish product-market fit, define target markets, prepare for fundraising, and more. They have helped launch DroneDeploy, Beamery, Pipedrive, and Fieldwire.
6. SaaS Venture Capital
This VC firm specializes in empowering SaaS companies with funds and expertise through their experienced team of mentors and advisors. They also help entrepreneurs find new investors to develop the seed stage of their businesses.
7. Battery Ventures
If you have an innovative idea focused on industrial tech, IT infrastructure tech, and mobile and consumer-internet services, Battery Ventures can support you. The firm has garnered an expansive team of experienced tech experts since it was founded in 1983. Their top SaaS ventures include Collibra, Stella Connect, and Gong.io.