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DFJ Growth

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders John Fisher Mark Bailey Randy Glein

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Total investments 123
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$88M
Portfolio companies 77
Rounds per year 7.69
Lead investments 21
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 29
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • Information Technology
  • Big Data
Summary

In 2006 was created DFJ Growth, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park. The company was established in North America in United States.

The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This DFJ Growth works on 2 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from DFJ Growth the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

This organization was formed by John Fisher, Mark Bailey, Randy Glein. The overall number of key employees were 10.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the DFJ Growth, startups are often financed by Spark Capital, SV Angel, CRV. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sapphire Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Battery Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sapphire Ventures, Spark Capital, Meritech Capital Partners.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Twitter, SpaceX, Unity Technologies. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Enterprise Software. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Neocis

Dental
Health Care
Medical Device
Robotics
$40M27 Oct 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

Glowforge

3D Printing
Hardware
Manufacturing
Robotics
Sensor
$43M22 Jun 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Immuta

Analytics
Big Data
Cyber Security
Privacy
Security
Software
$100M08 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

The Boring Company

Infrastructure
Logistics
Public Transportation
Transportation
$675M20 Apr 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Databook

Enterprise Software
Information Technology
SaaS
Sales
$50M14 Feb 2022 Palo Alto, 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

Alchemy Insights

Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Infrastructure
Software
$200M08 Feb 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Sysdig

Cloud Computing
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Open Source
SaaS
Software
$350M15 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Rho Business Banking

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$75M09 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States
News
Cannabis tech startup Dutchie raises $350M to double valuation to $3.75B in less than a year

– Dutchie, a technology company that helps facilitate legal cannabis orders, raised $350m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by D1 Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors including Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DFJ Growth, Thrive Capital, Gron Ventures, and Casa Verde Capital, and new investors, including Willoughby Capital, Glynn Capital, and Park West Asset Management.
– It brings the company to a valuation of $3.75 billion.
– The company’s technology includes e-commerce, point of sale and seamless payment solutions and is used to power annual sales of more than $14 billion at 5,000 cannabis dispensaries across North America.

Hopin Raises $450 Million to Accelerate Platform Expansion and Continue to Build the Future of Experiences

– Hopin, the leading shared experiences platform that enables immersive and interactive connection from anywhere, announced it has raised $450m in Series D funding co-led by new investors Arena Holdings and Altimeter Capital with participation from new investors Adams Street Partners, Untitled Investments and XN in addition to existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund, Temasek and Tiger Global.
– Since February of 2020, Hopin has raised more than $1b.
– Hopin will use this capital to accelerate growth to further scale the platform and invest in the development of its multi-product platform technologies, including building new product suites.

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