Bezos Expeditions

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Jeff Bezos

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Total investments 90
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$42M
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 5.29
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 16
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

In 2005 was created Bezos Expeditions, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Mercer Island. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Comparing to the other companies, this Bezos Expeditions performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from Bezos Expeditions the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The fund was created by Jeff Bezos. We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Twitter, Juno Therapeutics, Workday. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Bezos Expeditions, startups are often financed by Greylock Partners, Spark Capital, SV Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trilogy Equity Partners, Sigma Partners, Greylock Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Spark Capital, CRV, Sigma Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stark Bank

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Productivity Tools
$45M11 Apr 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Outgo Inc

Financial Services
FinTech
Freight Service
Software
$3M24 Mar 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

doxo

Cyber Security
E-Commerce
FinTech
Internet
$18M16 Mar 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Wild Type

AgTech
Biotechnology
Food and Beverage
$100M23 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Cloud Paper

Consumer Goods
Manufacturing
Paper Manufacturing
Sustainability
$5M03 Feb 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Lummo

$80M19 Jan 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

WhyLabs

Artificial Intelligence
Computer
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$10M04 Nov 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Chipper Cash

Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Apps
Mobile Payments
Payments
$150M01 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Ula

Apps
B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
$87M02 Oct 2021 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
News
Saturn Raises $44M in Funding

– Saturn, a NYC-based community-centric social platform built around the calendar, raised more than $44m in funding.
– Backers included General Catalyst, Insight Partners, and Coatue, as well as Bezos Expeditions (the personal investment company of Jeff Bezos), Marc Benioff (CEO and founder of Salesforce), Dara Khosrowshahi (CEO of Uber), Dick Costolo and Adam Bain’s 01 Advisors (former CEO and COO of Twitter), Mike Vernal (Partner at Sequoia Capital), Robert Downey Jr., Inspired Capital, WndrCo, Elad Gil, Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, SV Angel, Jerry Murdock (co-founder of Insight Partners), Hadi Partovi, Neo (Ali Partovi’s Venture Fund), Dylan Field (CEO and co-founder of Figma), and TQ Ventures.
– The company will use the funding to grow its engineering and product teams, and to accelerate expansion.

Acrew Capital, Jeff Bezos back Colombia-based proptech La Haus’ $100M debt, equity round

– La Haus, a real estate marketplace operating in Mexico and Colombia, raised $100m funding.
– The round was led by Acrew Capital and Renegade Partners, and joined by Jeff Bezos’ Bezos Expeditions, Endeavor Catalyst, Moore Strategic Ventures, Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Rappi’s Simon Borrero, Maluma, and Gabriel Gilinski.
– Existing backers who put money in this round include Greenspring Associates, Kaszek, NFX, Spencer Rascoff’s 75 & Sunny Ventures, Hadi Partovi and NuBank’s David Velez.
– The company declined to reveal at what valuation the extension was raised.

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