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CapitalG

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders David Lawee

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Total investments 107
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$181M
Portfolio companies 58
Rounds per year 11.89
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Exits 20
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Enterprise Software
  • FinTech
Summary

CapitalG is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Mountain View. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. CapitalG appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015. When the investment is from CapitalG the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 33 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this CapitalG performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Airbnb, Lyft, Stripe. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Personal Finance, Finance. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The overall number of key employees were 5.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the CapitalG, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Sequoia Capital India, General Catalyst. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, General Catalyst. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, General Catalyst, Accel.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Expel

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
SaaS
$31M03 Oct 2022 Virginia, United States

Whatnot

Collectibles
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Trading Platform
$260M21 Jul 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Cuemath

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
STEM Education
$57M01 Jun 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Chief

Communities
Professional Networking
Professional Services
Social Network
Women's
$100M31 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

Webflow

CMS
Web Design
Web Hosting
$120M16 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Salt Security

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Developer APIs
Machine Learning
Network Security
Security
$140M10 Feb 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Lummo

$80M19 Jan 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Fireblocks

Blockchain
Computer
Cyber Security
Digital Media
$550M01 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

Expel

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
SaaS
$140M18 Nov 2021 Virginia, United States
News
Dataiku Raises $400M at a $4.6B Valuation to Enable Everyday AI in the Enterprise

– Dataiku announced $400m Series E investment led by Tiger Global, with participation from several existing investors, including ICONIQ Growth, CapitalG, FirstMark Capital, Battery Ventures, Snowflake Ventures, and Dawn Capital, as well as new investors including Insight Partners, Eurazeo, Lightrock, and Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel.
– This capital, which brings the company’s valuation to $4.6b, will power Dataiku’s mission to systemize the use of data for exceptional business results.
– Dataiku enables over 450 companies globally to leverage one end-to-end platform to design, deploy, and manage AI and analytics applications.

Thumbtack Secures $275 Million Investment at $3.2 Billion Valuation

– Thumbtack, the modern home management platform, announced it has secured a $275 million investment at a valuation of $3.2 billion.
– The round was led by Qatar Investment Authority and joined by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management as well as G Squared.
– Prior investors Baillie Gifford, CapitalG, Founders Circle Capital, Sequoia Capital, and Tiger Global Management also participated.
– The new funding will be used to accelerate innovation, fuel the company’s growth, and drive continued adoption.
– The modern home is more connected, but home services remains one of the largest markets still in the early stages of moving to digital.

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