GIC

Founded 1981

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Total investments 161
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$428M
Portfolio companies 158
Rounds per year 4.03
Lead investments 50
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 50
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
Summary

In 1981 was created GIC, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Asia if to be more exact in Singapore. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Singapore.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the GIC, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital China, DCM Ventures, Temasek Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tiger Global Management, Temasek Holdings, DST Global. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, SoftBank Investment Advisers, DST Global.

We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

When the investment is from GIC the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 27 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2019. This GIC works on 1 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Alibaba, Ant Financial, Xiaomi The fund has no exact preference 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Grafana Labs

Analytics
Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Internet
Open Source
Software
1
$220M24 Aug 2021 United States, New York

MioTech

Artificial Intelligence
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
1
23 Aug 2021 China, Hong Kong Island

Apeel Sciences

Advanced Materials
Agriculture
AgTech
Biotechnology
Food Processing
Waste Management
1
$250M18 Aug 2021 United States, " United States"}

Divvy

Financial Services
Real Estate
Rental Property
1
$200M13 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

VNLIFE

E-Commerce
FinTech
Logistics
Payments
Tourism
1
$250M30 Jul 2021 Vietnam, Hanoi

Arctic Green Energy

Energy
Environmental Consulting
Power Grid
Renewable Energy
1
$240M26 Jul 2021 Iceland, Reykjavík

Qmerit

Building Maintenance
Computer
SaaS
Software
Supply Chain Management
n/a
19 Jul 2021 United States, Irvine

ixigo

Mobile
Mobile Apps
Tourism
Travel
1
$36M16 Jul 2021 India, Gurugram

CarNext.com

Automotive
E-Commerce
n/a
$472M06 Jul 2021 The Netherlands, Amsterdam
News
Dapper Labs Raises $250M in Funding

– Dapper Labs, Inc. is a Vancouver, BC-based company behind NBA Top Shot and the Flow blockchain.
– The company raised $250M in funding.
– The round was led by Coatue, with participation from existing investors a16z, GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Version One Ventures and new investors including BOND and GIC.
– The new investment will be used to scale and support major additional brand-driven sports, entertainment and music based products coming online and being developed on the Flow blockchain.

Solugen Raises Over $350 Million in Series C Funding Led by Baillie Gifford & GIC to Make Carbon Negative Chemicals

– Solugen, the company decarbonizing the chemicals industry, announced a Series C financing round of over $350m.
GIC and Baillie Gifford led the round with participation from Temasek Holdings.
– The latest round of funding will be used to expand Solugen’s Bioforge technology platform, which is used to produce lower-carbon and carbon-negative chemicals & materials for its key customers, and to expand the reach of Solugen’s product portfolio.

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