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Headquarters Location

United States, San Mateo


Emergence was established in 2008, and is a well known Corporate Investor. This investor is located in Europe, Ireland. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Dublin.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Aside from Emergence, start-ups are often funded by Salesforce Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, First Round Capital and 132 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are First Round Capital, Sigma Partners, Salesforce Ventures, the total number of co-investors is 123. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Salesforce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, as well as 122 other investors.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. This fund was the most active in 2014. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Emergence is 100-500 millions dollars.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 8.

The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Zoom Communications, SuccessFactors, Box. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 4 other countries.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: emergence.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first_initial last, first '.' last, first '.' last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

94.6% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

42.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

5.1 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.17 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.6 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

Salesforce Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, First Round Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Salesforce Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins

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