eBay

Founders Pierre Omidyar Simon Rothman

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Total investments 47
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$59M
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 1.74
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
Exits 14
Key employees 8

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Marketplace
  • Classifieds
  • Analytics
Summary

eBay appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1995. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the San Jose. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the eBay, startups are often financed by Storm Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Southern Capitol Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Norwest Venture Partners, Southern Capitol Ventures, Omidyar Network. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sierra Ventures, Benchmark, Translink Capital.

The fund was created by Pierre Omidyar. We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Flipkart, Snapdeal, Skype Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, Internet. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The top activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this eBay performs on 3 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The typical startup value when the investment from eBay is more than 1 billion dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Optoro

Business/Productivity Software
E-Commerce
Logistics
Retail
Retail Technology
Software
Supply Chain Management
$25M14 Dec 2021 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Heyday

Digital Marketing
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Internet
Marketplace
$175M18 Nov 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Paytm Mall

E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Internet
Marketplace
Retail
Shopping
$150M18 Jul 2019 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

African Diaspora Network

Information Technology
$45K10 Jul 2019 San Jose, California, United States

Flipkart

25 Oct 2017 -

Flipkart

E-Commerce
Internet
Retail
Shopping
$1B10 Apr 2017 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

4Gifters

E-Commerce
Gift
Social
$20M12 Sep 2016 Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Giosis

Brand Marketing
E-Commerce
Marketplace
$82M23 Jul 2015 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Qoo10-Indonesia

Consumer
E-Commerce
$82M20 Jul 2015 Surabaya

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