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Fortress Investment Group

Founders Peter Briger Randal Nardone Wes Edens

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Total investments 65
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$146M
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 2.50
Lead investments 22
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Exits 24
Key employees 11
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Mobile
  • Software
  • Information Technology
Summary

Fortress Investment Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1998. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

The average startup value when the investment from Fortress Investment Group is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Fortress Investment Group works on 15 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 39 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Fortress Investment Group, startups are often financed by Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Westlake Ventures, Westlake Venture Partners, Tamir Koch. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Overstock, Zanadu Capital Partners, Tencent Holdings.

The fund was created by Peter Briger, Randal Nardone, Wes Edens. We also calculated 12 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. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lyft, Theranos, Nubank. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, Mobile.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aura Network Systems

Data Center
Data Integration
Database
$75M14 Nov 2022 Reston, Virginia, United States

Nanosys

Advanced Materials
Computer
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
TV
$50M26 Jul 2022 Milpitas, California, United States

Bloom Group SA

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
$411M26 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Mixhalo

Audio
Consumer Electronics
Enterprise Software
Media and Entertainment
Music
Music Streaming
Software
$24M14 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Lottery.com

Gaming
Mobile
Ticketing
$17M10 Jul 2017 Austin, Texas, United States

Smartvue

Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
Video
$10M28 Apr 2015 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

IdentityMind

Analytics
Compliance
FinTech
Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Risk Management
SaaS
$8M11 Dec 2014 -

Wyre

Banking
Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$1M01 Oct 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Xapo

Bitcoin
Financial Services
$20M13 Mar 2014 Palo Alto, California, United States
News
ID.me Raises $120M in Debt and Revolving Facility

– ID.me is a Mclean VA-based secure digital identity network which simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online.
– The company secured $100m in debt financing from funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC and $20mln revolving credit.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth along with the development of its secure digital identity network for all consumers.

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Total investments 65
Average round size 146M
Rounds per year 2.50
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 22
Follow on index 0.09
Exits 24
Group Appearance index 0.52

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aura Network Systems

Data Center
Data Integration
Database
$75M14 Nov 2022 Reston, Virginia, United States

Nanosys

Advanced Materials
Computer
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
TV
$50M26 Jul 2022 Milpitas, California, United States

Bloom Group SA

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
$411M26 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Mixhalo

Audio
Consumer Electronics
Enterprise Software
Media and Entertainment
Music
Music Streaming
Software
$24M14 Dec 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Lottery.com

Gaming
Mobile
Ticketing
$17M10 Jul 2017 Austin, Texas, United States

Smartvue

Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
Video
$10M28 Apr 2015 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

IdentityMind

Analytics
Compliance
FinTech
Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Risk Management
SaaS
$8M11 Dec 2014 -

Wyre

Banking
Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$1M01 Oct 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Xapo

Bitcoin
Financial Services
$20M13 Mar 2014 Palo Alto, California, United States
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