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Elephant

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Hunt Jeremiah Daly

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Total investments 39
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$42M
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 5.57
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 2
Key employees 7

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Education
  • SaaS
  • Network Security
Summary

Elephant appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Boston.

The average startup value when the investment from Elephant is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 37 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Elephant, startups are often financed by Slow Ventures, Red Sea Ventures, Peterson Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TenEleven Ventures, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Green D Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Greenspring Associates, Tom Staggs.

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 Allbirds, Mosyle, Tecovas The fund has exact preference in some 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 fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Casual Games.

The fund was created by Andrew Hunt, Jeremiah Daly. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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Advertising
E-Commerce
Enterprise
Sales Automation
SMS
$65M15 Jun 2022 Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Keelvar

Procurement
SaaS
Software
$27M16 May 2022 Cork, County Cork, Ireland

Mosyle

Education
Enterprise Software
Mobile Devices
Software
$196M04 May 2022 Florida, United States

Planhat

CRM
Customer Service
SaaS
$50M21 Apr 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

ThreatLocker Inc

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
Software
$100M19 Apr 2022 Maitland, Florida, United States

Triple Whale

Apps
Data Integration
Data Visualization
E-Commerce
$24M24 Mar 2022 Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel

Pedago

EdTech
Education
Recruiting
Vocational Education
$15M01 Mar 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Tecovas

Direct Sales
E-Commerce
Fashion
$56M12 Jan 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Cometeer

Food and Beverage
$35M19 Oct 2021 Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
News
SecurEnds Raises $21M in Series A Funding

– SecurEnds from Atlanta develops cloud-native Identity governance platform with multiple modules to allow organizations to manage Credential Entitlement Management (CEM), Access Certifications, Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM), Access Requests, Identity Risk & Analytics, and Segregation of Duty (SoD).
– The company raised $21M in Series A funding led by Elephant.
– The new investment will be used to scale operations and product development, and for geographic expansion into markets across Europe and Asia.

Didomi Raises $40 Million in Series B Round

– Didomi announced its Series B round of $40m led by Elephant and Breega.
– The Paris-based startup helps developers and companies manage their users’ consent and preferences across their online and off-line channels.
– This funding will allow Didomi to support strong growth in its European home markets, finance its expansion to the United States and invest in its technology platform globally.
– The funding will allow Didomi to develop a more convenient, self-service platform upon which organizations of all sizes can create consent and preference management interfaces.
– Beyond building world-class technology, the funding will also be used to expand its global footprint by opening an office in the US.

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