BNY Mellon

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Aaron Burr Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mellon

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Total investments 25
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$43M
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 0.11
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 3
Key employees 39

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Banking
Summary

BNY Mellon is the famous VC, which was founded in 1784. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. BNY Mellon seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York.

Besides them, we counted 39 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from BNY Mellon is 50-100 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this BNY Mellon performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 8-9 partakers. Despite the BNY Mellon, startups are often financed by Pivot Investment Partners, Credit Suisse, Primary Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Credit Suisse, BlackRock, Wells Fargo. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BlackRock, UBS, Societe Generale.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Business Development, Financial Services. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Symphony Communication Services Holdings, Fnality International, R3.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Proxymity

Financial Services
$31M17 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Fundbox

B2B
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
Software
$100M30 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Quantexa

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Compliance
30 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Fireblocks

Blockchain
Computer
Cyber Security
Digital Media
$310M27 Jul 2021 New York, New York, United States

Fireblocks

Blockchain
Computer
Cyber Security
Digital Media
$133M18 Mar 2021 New York, New York, United States

HQLAX

Financial Services
FinTech
$16M11 Jan 2021 Zug, Switzerland

Volante Technologies

Finance
Financial Services
Software
$35M03 Aug 2020 Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Proxymity

Financial Services
$20M05 May 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

iCapital Network

Asset Management
Banking
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Vertical Market Software
$146M23 Mar 2020 New York, New York, United States
News
Databricks expands its data lake analytics with $1.6B funding

– Databricks, a big data analytics software provider, announced that it raised $1.6 billion in a series H financing round led by Counterpoint Global, with participation from BNY Mellon and ClearBridge.
Andreessen Horowitz, Fidelity Management & Research, and Franklin Templeton also contributed, bringing the company’s total raised to $3.5 billion at a $38 billion post-money valuation.
– Cofounder and CEO Ali Ghodsi says that the capital will be used to support Databricks’ product development, customer adoption, and the evangelization of “data lakehouse.”
– Data lakehouses — a term that came into vogue in 2020 — are data management architectures that combine data lakes, which store structured and unstructured data, with data warehouses, which perform queries and analysis.

Crypto infrastructure provider Fireblocks raises $133 million

– Fireblocks, a cryptocurrency custody company, raised $133m funding.
– The round was led by Coatue, Ribbit and Stripes.
BNY and Silicon Valley Bank are also participating in the funding round.
– Existing investors Paradigm, Galaxy Digital, Swisscom Ventures, Tenaya Capital and Cyberstarts Ventures are investing once again.
– Overall, Fireblocks has raised $179m since day one.
– The company doesn’t have a consumer-facing product.
– Instead, it sells its products to banks, fintech startups and other financial institutions.

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