Blackstone Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Peter G. Peterson Stephen Schwarzman

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Total investments 183
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$168M
Portfolio companies 152
Rounds per year 4.95
Lead investments 61
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 51
Key employees 57
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Financial Services
Summary

In 1985 was created Blackstone Group, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

Comparing to the other companies, this Blackstone Group performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The typical startup value when the investment from Blackstone Group is more than 1 billion dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

This organization was formed by Peter G. Peterson, Stephen Schwarzman. Besides them, we counted 52 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Blackstone Group, startups are often financed by Advanced Technology Ventures, Khosla Ventures, CRV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Khosla Ventures, ClearSky, TenEleven Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Khosla Ventures, TenEleven Ventures, Kleiner Perkins.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ascenty, Cylance, Superbet. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Finance, Software.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Chainalysis

Analytics
Bitcoin
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Exchanges
FinTech
Software
$170M11 May 2022 New York, New York, United States

Groups360

Event Management
Events
Service Industry
$35M06 Apr 2022 Tennessee, United States

Groups360

Event Management
Events
Service Industry
31 Mar 2022 Tennessee, United States

RELEX Solutions

Computer
Enterprise Software
Retail
Retail Technology
Software
Supply Chain Management
$590M17 Feb 2022 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Xpressbees

Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Internet
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$300M09 Feb 2022 Pune, Maharashtra, India

LemonEdge

Accounting
Asset Management
Developer Platform
Financial Services
Software
$4M21 Jan 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Pentera

Compliance
Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
$150M11 Jan 2022 Israel, North District, Israel

Invenergy

Energy
Energy Efficiency
Finance
Renewable Energy
$3B07 Jan 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mitiga

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
21 Dec 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
News
Bilt Rewards banks $60M growth on a $350M valuation to advance credit card benefits for renters

– Bilt Rewards, a loyalty program for property renters to earn points on rent with no fees and build a path toward homeownership, announced a round of $60 million in growth funding that values the company at $350 million.
– The investment comes from Wells Fargo and Mastercard and a group of the nation’s largest real estate owners, including Blackstone Group, AvalonBay Communities, Douglas Elliman, Equity Residential, GID-Windsor Communities, LENx, The Moinian Group, Morgan Properties, Starwood Capital Group and Related.

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