Global Founders Capital Founded 2013
Founders Oliver Samwer
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Total investments 255
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 255
Rounds per year 31.88
Lead investments 105
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Asset Management
Finance
Financial Services
Impact Investing
Venture Capital
Summary

In 2013 was created Global Founders Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. 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 4-5 partakers. Despite the Global Founders Capital, startups are often financed by Rocket Internet, LocalGlobe, Index Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kima Ventures, FundersClub, Felicis Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital, LocalGlobe, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures.

The fund was created by Oliver Samwer. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical startup value when the investment from Global Founders Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Global Founders Capital works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack Technologies We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Finance, Internet. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Torii
Marketing
SaaS
Early Stage Venture
10M18 Feb 2021 Israel, " Israel"}
Flowhaven, Licensing Suite
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
16M28 Jan 2021 Finland, Helsinki
TalentHack
Education
Fitness
Health Care
Wellness
Seed
4M26 Jan 2021 United States, New York
Bazaar Technologies
B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
Seed
6M19 Jan 2021 Pakistan, Karachi
Early Stage Venture
24M14 Jan 2021
Pennylane
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Early Stage Venture
17M07 Jan 2021 France, Paris
Autoleap
Internet
Software
Seed
5M16 Dec 2020 Canada, Old Toronto
tabby
Billing
Financial Services
Payments
Early Stage Venture
23M08 Dec 2020 United Arab Emirates, " United Arab Emirates"}
Dolado
B2B
FinTech
Marketplace
SaaS
Seed
2M01 Dec 2020 Brazil, São Paulo
News
Cyolo raises $21M for zero trust networking tech
– Cyolo, a startup developing a platform that enables users to securely access their organization’s apps, servers, desktops, and files, announced that it raised $21 million in series A funding led by Glilot Capital Partners, with a strategic investment from National Grid Partners and Merlin Cyber and support from existing backers Flint Capital, Global Founders Capital, and Differential Ventures. – Cyolo says the funds will be used to accelerate growth and R&D efforts, as well as help new customers navigate the tr... Read more
Singapore-based Tinvio raises $12M Series A to build financial services for supply chain merchants
– Singapore-based startup Tinvio raised $12m in Series A funding. – The round was led by AppWorks Ventures, with participation from strategic investor MUFG Innovation Partners, a venture capital firm for collaborations between startups and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. – All of Tinvio’s existing investors — Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, Global Founders Capital and Partech Ventures — also returned for its Series A, which brings Tinvio’s total raised to $18.5 million. – Tinvio’s last funding announcement ... Read more
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