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Francisco Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Sandy Robertson

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Total investments 87
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$107M
Portfolio companies 67
Rounds per year 3.78
Lead investments 39
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Exits 33
Key employees 30
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
Summary

Francisco Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1999. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from Francisco Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. This Francisco Partners works on 7 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Francisco Partners, startups are often financed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Viola Ventures, Anthemis Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bessemer Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Viola Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Menlo Ventures, Kinnevik AB, Focus Ventures.

The current fund was established by Sandy Robertson. The overall number of key employees were 30.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline LegalZoom, Barracuda Networks, Aconex Limited Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, E-Commerce. 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 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Drawbridge

Financial Services
Software
06 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Terran Orbital

Aerospace
Machinery Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Satellite Communication
$175M28 Mar 2022 Irvine, California, United States

Veson Nautical

Commercial
Software
Trading Platform
17 Mar 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

AndHealth

Health Care
Medical
$57M10 Feb 2022 Columbus, Ohio, United States

NZXT

Consumer Electronics
Enterprise Software
Hardware
$100M08 Dec 2021 California, Maryland, United States

Digital Currency Group

Bitcoin
Blockchain
Financial Services
Venture Capital
$600M18 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

MATRIXX Software

Big Data
Mobile
Real Time
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
$50M14 Oct 2021 California, United States

Paradigm

Legal
13 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Betterment

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Impact Investing
Internet
$60M29 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States
News
Zocdoc Announces $150 Million in Growth Financing from Francisco Partners

– Zocdoc announced $150m in growth financing from Francisco Partners.
– This follows a momentous year for the company, characterized by a successful transition to a profitable variable revenue model which has led to accelerating growth.
– Zocdoc grew revenue by more than 35% year-over-year before the pandemic, and had year-over-year growth in 2020 despite COVID-19’s disruption.
– The company will use the capital to further propel its rapid growth, deepening its investments in sales and marketing, and expanding the products available through its platform.
– Zocdoc has long been the leader in online scheduling for in-person doctors’ appointments. However, as the pandemic dramatically accelerated the adoption of telehealth, Zocdoc rapidly adapted its marketplace.

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