Jefferies

Founded 1962

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Total investments 24
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$116M
Portfolio companies 20
Rounds per year 0.41
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.25
Exits 7
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Debt

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Lending
  • Banking
Summary

Jefferies appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1962. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Avant, Affirm, Symphony Communication Services Holdings. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, Information Technology. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Jefferies, startups are often financed by Soros Fund Management, Story Ventures, Sofinnova Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Soros Fund Management, Spark Capital, Point72 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Soros Fund Management, Ribbit Capital, Point72 Ventures.

The overall number of key employees were 7.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Jefferies is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Jefferies performs on 1 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Entrinsic Bioscience

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
n/a
$49M07 Jun 2021 United States, " United States"}

Petal

Credit Cards
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
1
$300M18 Sep 2019 United States, New York

Figure

Blockchain
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
n/a
$1B10 May 2019 United States, San Francisco

Lending
Risk Management
1
$15M30 Jan 2019 United States, New York

Petal

Credit Cards
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
1
$34M02 Oct 2018 United States, New York

CloudMargin

Business/Productivity Software
Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
Software
1
$10M10 Apr 2018 United Kingdom, London

Ualá

Apps
Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
1
$10M06 Feb 2018 Argentina, " Argentina"}

Abeona Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Care
Medical Device
1
$92M19 Oct 2017 United States, New York

Ualá

Apps
Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
n/a
01 Sep 2017 Argentina, " Argentina"}

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