Evolution Equity Partners Founded 2008
Founders Dennis Smith Richard Seewald
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Total investments 33
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$24M
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 1.23
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise
Security
Software
Summary

In 2008 was created Evolution Equity Partners, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

The current fund was established by Dennis Smith, Richard Seewald. The overall number of key employees were 6.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Carbon Black, Onapsis, SecurityScorecard. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Cloud Computing, Enterprise.

The typical startup value when the investment from Evolution Equity Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. This Evolution Equity Partners works on 10 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Evolution Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, .406 Ventures, Boldstart Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, Accomplice, Boldstart Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Accomplice, Two Sigma Ventures, Sequoia Capital.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Solidus Labs
Analytics
Big Data
Blockchain
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
20M24 May 2021 United States, New York
BluBracket
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Software
Early Stage Venture
12M13 May 2021 United States, Palo Alto
Panaseer
Big Data
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Early Stage Venture
26M11 May 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster
Cape Privacy
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
Early Stage Venture
20M20 Apr 2021 United States, New York
SecurityScorecard
Cyber Security
Risk Management
Security
Late Stage Venture
180M18 Mar 2021 United States, New York
LogPoint
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Information Technology
Network Security
SaaS
Security
Software
Early Stage Venture
30M30 Sep 2020 Denmark, Copenhagen
Quantexa
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Compliance
Late Stage Venture
64M23 Jul 2020 United Kingdom, Westminster
CounterCraft
Cyber Security
Network Security
Security
Seed
5M17 Jun 2020 Spain, San Sebastián
DefinedCrowd
Artificial Intelligence
Data Center
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Software
Early Stage Venture
50M27 May 2020 United States, Seattle
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Quantexa raises $153M to build out AI-based big data tools to track risk and run investigations
– Quantexa, a London-based AI startup, raised $153m in Series D funding. – The round was led by Warburg Pincus and joined by existing investors Dawn Capital, AlbionVC, Evolution Equity Partners (a specialist cybersecurity VC), HSBC, ABN AMRO Ventures and British Patient Capital. – The company was valued between $800m and $900m. – Quantexa got its start out of a gap in the market that Marria identified when he was working as a director at Ernst & Young tasked with helping its clients with money launder... Read more
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