Voyager Capital, a venture capital firm that has previously invested in Lighter Capital and Chirpify, it has raised $100 million to fuel innovation among first-round tech startups.
It will focus on companies in the Cascadia market, which includes Washington, Oregon, and Western Canada. Apart from FinTech companies, Voyager Capital will focus on cloud infrastructure, software as a service and vertical markets such as MediaTech, and AgTech.
“Cascadia is exploding with growth but underserved by venture capital,” said Bill McAleer, founder and managing director of Voyager Capital. “Seen as one of the most active early-stage startup locations in the country, this region is leading the major trends in computing, creating significant investment opportunities with exceptional outcomes at sub-unicorn valuations.”
Since its launch in in 1997, the Voyager Capital team (pictured) has supported several startups and in the past four years it has seen 14 exits, three to major cloud providers like Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
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