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Google

Founders Easir Arafat Larry Page Masudur Rahman Mohammad Faruk Mohammad Jewel Sergey Brin

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Total investments 202
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$145M
Portfolio companies 167
Rounds per year 8.42
Lead investments 57
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 31
Key employees 12

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Education
Summary

In 1998 was created Google, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Mountain View. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

This organization was formed by Larry Page, mostafa dewan, Sergey Brin. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Google, startups are often financed by Menlo Ventures, DFJ, VantagePoint Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, HSBC, DFJ. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by DFJ, VantagePoint Capital Partners, T. Rowe Price.

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. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight JD.com, Meituan-Dianping, SpaceX. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, Advertising.

The average startup value when the investment from Google is more than 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Google works on 6 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aoca Game Lab

Gaming
Video Games
$2M22 Nov 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Pasito

Employee Benefits
Finance
Human Resources
Software
$3M24 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Progcap

Enterprise
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Supply Chain Management
$52M17 Oct 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Adda247

$36M01 Oct 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Verily

Enterprise Software
Health Care
Information Technology
Software
$1B09 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Isovalent

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Infrastructure
Network Security
Software
$40M07 Sep 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

ADT

Cyber Security
Security
Smart Home
$1B06 Sep 2022 Boca Raton, Florida, United States

Lori Systems

Freight Service
Logistics
Transportation
15 Aug 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

twid

FinTech
$12M02 Aug 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India
News
Naspers co-leads $14.5M extension round in mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport

– South African-founded startup WhereIsMyTransport announced a $14.5 million Series A extension to continue its expansion across emerging markets.
– The company already has a presence in South Africa and Mexico.
– Naspers, via its investment arm, Naspers Foundry, co-led the investment with Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund.
– The extension round is coming a year after WhereIsMyTransport received a $7.5 million Series A investment from VC firms and strategic investment from Google, Nedbank and Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC).

Google backs one-year-old Indian startup DotPe in $27.5 million fundraise

Google‘s latest investment in India is a startup that is helping businesses come online.
– One-year-old DotPe, a Gurgaon-based startup, said on Friday it has raised $27.5 million in its Series A financing round.
– The round was led by PayU, with participation from existing investor Info Edge Ventures and Google.
– The young startup, now valued at about $90 million, helps brick and mortar stores sell to customers online and collect payments digitally.
– It’s a problem that scores of startups in India are solving today, but DotPe has some additional hooks. It helps merchants scan their inventories and quickly establish a log online.

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