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Insight Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Jeff Horing Jerry Murdock


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Total investments 1024
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 685
Rounds per year 36.57
Lead investments 282
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 155
Key employees 25
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software
  • E-Commerce

Insight Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1995. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 43 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. When the investment is from Insight Partners the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Insight Partners works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Insight Partners, startups are often financed by Shasta Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Point Nine Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greylock Partners, Battery Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Salesforce Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Analytics. 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 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Medidata Solutions, Veeam Software, ExactTarget.

The fund was created by Jeff Horing, Jerry Murdock. The overall number of key employees were 9.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Enterprise Software
Productivity Tools
Supply Chain Management
$35M01 Sep 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Real Estate Investment
$20M17 Aug 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Artificial Intelligence
Freight Service
$13M10 Aug 2022 Palo Alto, California, United States

Afresh Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Machine Learning
Supply Chain Management
$115M04 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$14M02 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$40M28 Jul 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Unobravo | Telehealth & psychology service

Health Care
$20M21 Jul 2022 Napoli, Italy


Artificial Intelligence
Developer APIs
Information Technology
Speech Recognition
$30M14 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Deci AI

Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Computer Vision
Developer Platform
Image Recognition
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$25M13 Jul 2022 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
SimScale Raises €25M Series C Extension

– SimScale is a SaaS platform making high-fidelity simulation technically and economically accessible to engineers worldwide.
– The company raised an additional €25M as an extension to its Series C funding.
– The round was co-led by Draper Esprit and Insight Partners, with participation from Earlybird, June, Vsquared and USV.
– The new investment will be used to expand into new industries and add simulation capabilities.

Cloud security and analytics platform Devo raises $250M to bolster R&D efforts

– Devo Technology, a startup developing cloud logging and cybersecurity products, announced that it raised $250 million in a series E funding round valuing the company at $1.5 billion.
TCV led the investment along with General Atlantic, Eurazeo, Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Georgian, and Kibo Ventures, which brings Devo’s total funds raised to more than $400 million.
– CEO Marc van Zadelhoff says that the money will be put toward “aggressive growth” across new regions and verticals and “significantly increas[ing] investment” in channel expansion and product R&D.


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