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Glade Brook Capital Partners

Founders Paul Hudson

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Total investments 49
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$339M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 3.77
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.37
Exits 8
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Grocery
  • Internet
  • Delivery
  • Mobile Apps
Summary

Glade Brook Capital Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Greenwich. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Glade Brook Capital Partners, startups are often financed by Thrive Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Wellington Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Thrive Capital, Tencent Holdings, M13. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by All Blue Capital, Sequoia Capital, M13.

This organization was formed by Paul Hudson. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Alibaba, Uber, Meituan-Dianping The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Shopping, Ride Sharing.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2014. The typical startup value when the investment from Glade Brook Capital Partners is more than 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Glade Brook Capital Partners works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Axios HQ

Information Technology
Management Information Systems
$20M24 Mar 2023 Arlington, Virginia, United States

KitaBeli

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Grocery
Group Buying
Social
$20M17 Jul 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Fenbeitong

Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Internet of Things
Software
$140M17 Feb 2022 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Headout

Marketplace
Mobile
Travel
$30M02 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Betterfly

FinTech
Fitness
Health Care
InsurTech
$125M01 Feb 2022 Chile, Chile

Zepto

Delivery
Grocery
$100M20 Dec 2021 Parel, Maharashtra, India

Zepto

Delivery
Grocery
$57M31 Oct 2021 Parel, Maharashtra, India

Headout

Marketplace
Mobile
Travel
$12M08 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Facily

Apps
Consumer
E-Commerce
Group Buying
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
Social Shopping
$63M01 Jun 2021 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Headout raises $12M, plans to hire 150+ people as domestic travel rebounds

– Travel startup Headout raised $12m in funding.
– The round was led by Glade Brook Capital and included participation from returning investors Version One Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, FJ Labs, 500 Startups, Haystack and Ludlow Ventures, and new investors Espresso Capital and Practical VC.
– The company plans to expand into 300 cities, product development and its product, business, marketing and operations teams.
– It plans to hire more than 150 employees around the world and is also looking for opportunities to acqui-hire travel and entertainment startups.

Hopper Raises $175M in Series G Funding

– Hopper is a mobile-first travel marketplace which leverages massive amounts of data and machine learning to develop fintech solutions for customers to travel and save money.
– The company completed a $175m Series G financing.
– The round was led by GPI Capital with participation from Glade Brook Capital, WestCap, Goldman Sachs Growth and Accomplice.
– The new investment will be used to continue to expand operations and its business reach and customer support.

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Total investments 49
Average round size 339M
Rounds per year 3.77
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 14
Follow on index 0.37
Exits 8
Group Appearance index 0.96

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Axios HQ

Information Technology
Management Information Systems
$20M24 Mar 2023 Arlington, Virginia, United States

KitaBeli

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Grocery
Group Buying
Social
$20M17 Jul 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Fenbeitong

Financial Services
FinTech
Internet
Internet of Things
Software
$140M17 Feb 2022 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Headout

Marketplace
Mobile
Travel
$30M02 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States

Betterfly

FinTech
Fitness
Health Care
InsurTech
$125M01 Feb 2022 Chile, Chile

Zepto

Delivery
Grocery
$100M20 Dec 2021 Parel, Maharashtra, India

Zepto

Delivery
Grocery
$57M31 Oct 2021 Parel, Maharashtra, India

Headout

Marketplace
Mobile
Travel
$12M08 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States

Facily

Apps
Consumer
E-Commerce
Group Buying
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
Social Shopping
$63M01 Jun 2021 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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