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Globespan Capital Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Goldfarb Barry Schiffman


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Total investments 206
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 106
Rounds per year 10.84
Lead investments 31
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 69
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
  • Analytics

Globespan Capital Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 2003. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Boston.

This organization was formed by Andrew Goldfarb, Barry Schiffman. The overall number of key employees were 2.

This Globespan Capital Partners works on 0 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2010. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2006. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Globespan Capital Partners the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Globespan Capital Partners, startups are often financed by DFJ, JAFCO Asia, Pitango Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Viola Ventures, Sequoia Capital Israel, Battery Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Greylock Partners.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Palo Alto Networks, Roku, Inc., Upwork. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Wireless. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Impact Investing
$60M29 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
$55M07 Jul 2021 Massachusetts, United States

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Credit Cards
Financial Services
$51M08 Jun 2021 Mountain View, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
$25M15 Jul 2020 Needham, Massachusetts, United States


Casual Games
Video Games
01 Jan 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

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Credit Cards
Financial Services
$43M30 Aug 2019 Mountain View, California, United States


Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
$25M10 Oct 2018 Massachusetts, United States


$29M09 Apr 2018 Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

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Credit Cards
Financial Services
$26M25 Oct 2017 Mountain View, California, United States


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