Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Thomas Sutherland


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Total investments 151
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 121
Rounds per year 0.96
Lead investments 40
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 24
Key employees 35
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Finance

HSBC is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1865. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the London. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the HSBC, startups are often financed by Sutter Hill Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Iris Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ff Venture Capital, Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments, Correlation Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by ff Venture Capital, Correlation Ventures, Ignition Partners.

This organization was formed by Thomas Sutherland. We also calculated 35 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Service Industry, Software. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GrabTaxi, The Hut Group, Better Place.

The typical startup value when the investment from HSBC is more than 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this HSBC works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Environmental Consulting
$8M05 May 2022 Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom

The E-Scooter

04 May 2022 Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Origis Energy

Natural Resources
Renewable Energy
$375M03 May 2022 Miami, Florida, United States


Digital Entertainment
Information Technology
$127M25 Apr 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Jhoots Pharmacy

Health Care
$11M21 Apr 2022 Walsall, Walsall, United Kingdom

Capital on Tap

Financial Services
Venture Capital
$200M12 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Credit Cards
Financial Services
$650M11 Apr 2022 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Womble Bond Dickinson

$5M06 Apr 2022 Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States


Financial Services
$150M05 Apr 2022 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Quantexa raises $153M to build out AI-based big data tools to track risk and run investigations

– Quantexa, a London-based AI startup, raised $153m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by Warburg Pincus and joined by existing investors Dawn Capital, AlbionVC, Evolution Equity Partners (a specialist cybersecurity VC), HSBC, ABN AMRO Ventures and British Patient Capital.
– The company was valued between $800m and $900m.
– Quantexa got its start out of a gap in the market that Marria identified when he was working as a director at Ernst & Young tasked with helping its clients with money laundering and other fraudulent activity.
– It has now raised over $240m to date.

Buy Now Pay Later Platform Divido Raises $30 million Series B

– Divido has raised a $30m Series B funding round to fuel international expansion, while continuing to build out its market-leading platform for lenders and merchants.
– The round was led by global banks HSBC and ING, with participation from Sony Innovation Fund by IGV*, SBI Investment, OCS, Global Brain and DG Daiwa Ventures along with existing investors DN Capital, Dawn Capital, IQ Capital and Amex Ventures.
– Divido’s whitelabel platform connects lenders, merchants and partners at the point of sale, transforming retail finance with proven technology and industry expertise to create a flexible way to control and configure payments.


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