Correlation News

Life Beyond The Elevator Pitch: Venture Capital's New Formulas - Today Coats and Kienzle are having the last laugh. Their firm, Correlation Ventures, runs a $166 million fund that has made about 85 algorithm-driven investments in startups.… Full Jun. 18, 2014
Correlation Ventures Adds Nine Portfolio Companies in Q1 - Firm Invests Record Amount of Capital in New Startups and Grows Diverse Portfolio to 80 Companies SAN DIEGO – April 29, 2014 — Correlation Ventures, the venture capital… Full Apr. 29, 2014
A Rocky Mountain high for some tech start-ups - BEAVER CREEK, CO. -- Venture capital doesn't begin in Boston and end on Silicon Valley's Sand Hill Road. While practically most any tech investor from either of those bastions… Full Mar. 4, 2014
Predictive analytics puts a new twist on startup investing for San Diego’s Correlation Ventures - The partners at Correlation Ventures, though, are doing more than investing in companies turning big data into insights. They’re doing some of their own number crunching… Full Mar. 3, 2014
Correlation Ventures Funds 32 New Portfolio Companies in 2013 - SAN DIEGO – Jan. 29, 2014 – Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry’s predictive analytics pioneer, today announces its 2013 year-end investment total,… Full Jan. 29, 2014
Correlation's Fresh Look At Venture Capital Returns - The broad underperformance of the venture capital asset class during the past decade is widely discussed; there’s a frequently cited assertion that U.S. venture returns… Full Nov. 18, 2013
Correlation Ventures Funds Record Number of New Portfolio Companies in Q3 2013 - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry's predictive analytics pioneer, announced today that its third quarter 2013 results set a firm record for additions to its portfolio.… Full Oct. 31, 2013
Correlation Ventures Invests in Five New Portfolio Companies in Q2 - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry’s predictive analytics pioneer, announces five new portfolio company additions in the second quarter of 2013, with the… Full Jul. 3, 2013
Correlation Ventures Funds Eight Companies in Q1 and Announces First Portfolio Exit - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry;s predictive analytics pioneer, announces eight new portfolio company additions in the first quarter of 2013. Additionally,… Full Apr. 24, 2013
Predictive analytics puts a new twist on startup investing for San Diego’s Correlation Ventures - It’s no secret that venture capitalists are loving big data right now. The partners at Correlation Ventures, though, are doing more than investing in companies turning big… Full Mar. 3, 2013
Correlation Ventures Funds 26 New Portfolio Companies in 2012 - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry’s predictive analytics pioneer, announces 26 new portfolio company additions in 2012, including 10 in the fourth quarter.… Full Jan. 17, 2013
Correlation Ventures Adds Six Portfolio Companies in Q3 - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry’s predictive analytics pioneer, announces third quarter investments in six new companies. Full Oct. 17, 2012
New Data on Venture Capital Returns: Exits Are Indeed Improving - Correlation Ventures, a new analytics-driven venture firm, just came out with some interesting data on US venture capital returns over the past decade. Full Oct. 3, 2012
How Algorithms Will Help Us Spend, Spend, Spend - We've all heard it. That little imaginary companion, sitting on your shoulder. "Go on," it says. "You deserve a treat. Buy it." Full Aug. 20, 2012
Are Micro VCs Boosting Along Short-term Entrepreneurs? - Are angel and seed investors getting entrepreneurs to sell before they should? Full Jul. 24, 2012
Correlation Ventures Funds Six Companies in Q2 - New Portfolio Additions Reflect Diversity in Market Sector and Investment Stage Full Jul. 19, 2012
An Algorithm to Pick Startup Winners - A venture capital firm throws out intuition and uses computer models to determine investments. Full Jul. 9, 2012
Correlation Ventures Funds Four Companies in Q1, Delivering Co-Investment Decisions in Two Weeks or Less - Correlation Ventures, the venture capital industry’s predictive analytics pioneer, announces first quarter investments in four new companies Full Apr. 18, 2012
Correlation Ventures Closes $165M Fund That Will Use Predictive Analytics - Correlation Ventures said it closed an initial $165 million venture capital fund that will leverage its predictive analytics to offer entrepreneurs and lead investors co-investment… Full Jan. 17, 2012
“Quant” VC Correlation Ventures: VC’s New “Dream Date” - Those venture capitalists lucky enough to remain in the drastically smaller pack are constantly cruising for the perfect co-investor. Full Jan. 17, 2012
Correlation Ventures Raises $165M For Data- Focused Investment Approach - Industry newcomer Correlation Ventures has closed an oversubscribed inaugural fund–an anomaly among unproven firms in this tough fund-raising era and one which will put… Full Jan. 13, 2012
Applying 'Moneyball' to venture capital - The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet - Is quant analysis just for baseball, or could venture capitalists also benefit? Full Sep. 26, 2011