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Georgian Partners

Founders John Berton Justin LaFayette Simon Chong

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Total investments 138
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$48M
Portfolio companies 73
Rounds per year 8.62
Lead investments 34
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits 18
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
Summary

In 2008 was created Georgian Partners, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in Canada. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Toronto.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 37 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Georgian Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. This Georgian Partners works on 12 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The current fund was established by John Berton, Justin LaFayette, Simon Chong. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are E-Commerce, Software. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shopify, Welltok, TraceLink.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Georgian Partners, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, iNovia Capital, FirstMark. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Insight Partners, Northleaf Capital Partners, Felicis Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Export Development Canada, Norwest Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DefenseStorm

Banking
Cloud Data Services
Compliance
Cyber Security
Information Technology
01 May 2024 Georgia, United States

Cyera

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Security
$300M09 Apr 2024 San Mateo, California, United States

Island

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Web Browsers
$100M23 Oct 2023 Dallas, Texas, United States

Darrow

Data Integration
Database
Information Technology
$35M19 Sep 2023 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Elementl

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Internet
Machine Learning
Software
$33M24 May 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Contentstack

CMS
Content
Content Delivery Network
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$80M15 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Island

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Web Browsers
$60M10 Nov 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

Xanadu

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Hardware
Quantum Computing
Software
$100M09 Nov 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PolyAI

Artificial Intelligence
Call Center
Customer Service
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Software
$40M07 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Cloud security and analytics platform Devo raises $250M to bolster R&D efforts

– Devo Technology, a startup developing cloud logging and cybersecurity products, announced that it raised $250 million in a series E funding round valuing the company at $1.5 billion.
TCV led the investment along with General Atlantic, Eurazeo, Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Georgian, and Kibo Ventures, which brings Devo’s total funds raised to more than $400 million.
– CEO Marc van Zadelhoff says that the money will be put toward “aggressive growth” across new regions and verticals and “significantly increas[ing] investment” in channel expansion and product R&D.

Bidgely Secures $26M in Financing to Accelerate Utilities’ Leading Role in the Clean Energy Future

– Bidgely announced the closing of a $26m round of strategic financing to bolster its utility electrification and decarbonization innovations deployed around the world.
– Led by Moore Strategic Ventures, the round is joined by Accurant International, an investment venture of Bahman Hoveida, co-founder and ex-CEO of Open Systems International.
– The oversubscribed round also included existing investors, such as Future Energy Ventures, Georgian and Constellation Technology Ventures.
– Bidgely, a pioneer of disaggregation, holds 17 patents for its technology, including EV disaggregation techniques.

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Total investments 138
Average round size 48M
Rounds per year 8.62
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 34
Follow on index 0.47
Exits 18
Group Appearance index 0.89

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DefenseStorm

Banking
Cloud Data Services
Compliance
Cyber Security
Information Technology
01 May 2024 Georgia, United States

Cyera

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Security
$300M09 Apr 2024 San Mateo, California, United States

Island

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Web Browsers
$100M23 Oct 2023 Dallas, Texas, United States

Darrow

Data Integration
Database
Information Technology
$35M19 Sep 2023 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Elementl

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Internet
Machine Learning
Software
$33M24 May 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Contentstack

CMS
Content
Content Delivery Network
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$80M15 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Island

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Web Browsers
$60M10 Nov 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

Xanadu

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Hardware
Quantum Computing
Software
$100M09 Nov 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PolyAI

Artificial Intelligence
Call Center
Customer Service
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Software
$40M07 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
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