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IA Capital Group

IA Capital Group

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


IA Capital Group is the renowned VC, which was created in 1992. The fund is located in United States, North America. The primary office of this VC is located in New York.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 4 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified FinTech, Finance. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 10 more industries for this fund. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Marqeta, Higher One, SmartAsset.

We also identified another 2 core personnel in our database.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. IA Capital Group participates, on average, in 2 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. In 2017, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 47 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Besides IA Capital Group, start-ups are typically funded by Menlo Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners, RRE Ventures and 18 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with TTV Capital, Menlo Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners, overall with 10 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Visa, Tola Capital, TTV Capital, as well as 10 other investors.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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

87.5% 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]

9.1% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

2.7 years

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

0.4 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Funds Investing in Previous

Menlo Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners, RRE Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Visa, Tola Capital, TTV Capital

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