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Equity Venture Partners

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Howard Leibman Justin Lipman Les Szekely


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Total investments 49
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 6.12
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology

The main department of described VC is located in the Sydney. The fund was located in Australia.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Equity Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Tempus Partners, Grand Prix Capital, Craig Winkler. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tempus Partners, Updata Partners, Tank Stream Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Updata Partners, Tim Fung, Tiger Global Management.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Deputy, Uptick, Biteable. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Australia. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Travel, Mobile Apps. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

This Equity Venture Partners works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 68 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

The current fund was established by Howard Leibman. We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Civil Engineering
$2M16 Nov 2022 -


Information Technology
$2M19 Oct 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Big Data
Data Integration
Predictive Analytics
$2M21 Aug 2022 Carlton, Victoria, Australia


$1M13 Jul 2022 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Fergus Software

Home Services
Professional Services
Service Industry
$15M07 Jun 2022 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Business Development
Digital Marketing
$3M06 Jun 2022 -


Information Technology
Property Development
$5M08 Mar 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Financial Services
$16M31 Jan 2022 Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand


Freight Service
Supply Chain Management
$5M20 Jan 2022 Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia


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