January Ventures Closed $21M II Fund II

January VenturesVenture capital firm based in London, UK and Boston, MA, ‘Capital X’ closed its second fund at $21M. Institutions like Wellington Management and Bank of America are Fund II investors. The fund will continue to invest in information-stage B2B software startups. The firm intends to invest in 35–40 companies from the $21M Fund II. Jan Ventures is led by Maren Bannon and Jennifer Neundorfer. They provide funding and connect founders to an operator network of more than 100 tech leaders who worked at more than 50 unicorn companies including Uber, Twitter and Compass, Toast and Google. The firm has invested over 50 in early-stage startups since 2018, including Ethena, Kapwing, PlanetFWD, Sonantic, Ntropy, Sorcero, Gable, Oula Health, Kinside and Elektra Health. January Ventures has proactively built an investor base that reflects the diversity of its portfolio — 60% of its LPs identify as women.

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