Golden Gate Ventures

Golden Gate Ventures

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Headquarters Location

Singapore, Singapore


Golden Gate Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2011. The the headquarters of this VC is in Singapore. The VC's location is in Asia, Singapore.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Aside from Golden Gate Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Softbank Ventures Asia, East Ventures, Alpha JWC Ventures and 34 other funds. The most common co-investors for the fund are East Ventures, Softbank Ventures Asia, Wavemaker Partners and also 50 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Softbank Ventures Asia, 500 Startups, Eduardo Saverin, as well as 34 other investors.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This fund was the most active in 2015. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Golden Gate Ventures participates, on average, in 22 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. At the time of investment by Golden Gate Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually.

The fund was established by Jeffrey Paine, Paul Bragiel, Vinnie Lauria. We also identified another 10 core personnel in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are RedMart, Carro, ServisHero. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - Singapore. However, start-ups from 10 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as SaaS, Apps. In addition, there are 13 more industries where it has achieved success.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first, last, first last, first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

22.0% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.8 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.2 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.22 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Softbank Ventures Asia, East Ventures, Alpha JWC Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Softbank Ventures Asia, 500 Startups

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