JMI Equity

Founded 1992
Founders Charles Noell Harry Gruner


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Total investments 141
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 106
Rounds per year 4.86
Lead investments 56
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 55
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Security

JMI Equity appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1992. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Baltimore.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Analytics. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ServiceNow, Adaptive Insights, Seismic. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this JMI Equity performs on 8 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 32 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from JMI Equity the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2000.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the JMI Equity, startups are often financed by Lazard Technology Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners, Egan-Managed Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lazard Technology Partners, Egan-Managed Capital, Bain Capital Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lazard Technology Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners, Egan-Managed Capital.

The fund was created by Charles Noell, Harry Gruner. The overall number of key employees were 15.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Data Services
07 Sep 2021 United States, Lehi

Incident IQ

Asset Management
Enterprise Software
Facility Management
IT Management
26 Aug 2021 United States, Atlanta


Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
$170M16 Aug 2021 United States, San Diego


Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Information Technology
05 Aug 2021 United Kingdom, London


Virtual Workforce
$50M22 Jul 2021 United States, Portland


Document Management
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Meeting Software
$100M07 Jul 2021 United States, Lafayette

Greenlight Guru

Enterprise Software
Medical Device
Risk Management
$120M14 Jun 2021 United States, Indianapolis


Enterprise Software
$25M04 Mar 2021 United States, Washington


Health Care
$60M26 Jan 2021 United States, Fort Worth
SafetyChain Software Receives $50 Million Strategic Growth Investment from JMI Equity

– SafetyChain Software announced a $50m minority growth investment from JMI Equity.
– With the additional capital SafetyChain will continue to advance its market leadership positions in food and beverage and consumer packaged goods while also accelerating the growth of several key expansion initiatives.
– JMI is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies.
– SafetyChain Software provides a cloud-based plant management platform for process manufacturers.
– With products spanning supply chain, safety, quality, compliance, and production management, SafetyChain offers a centralized solution for measuring and integrating key performance indicators across customer facilities and suppliers.
– SafetyChain counts many of the nation’s leading consumer packaged goods and food and beverage companies among its customers, including Albertson’s, Driscoll’s, JBS, Tyson Foods, and more.

Incident IQ Receives Growth Investment from JMI Equity

– Incident IQ is an Atlanta, GA-based service management platform for K-12 school districts.
– Company received a strategic growth investment from JMI Equity.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s development of the platform to serve other K-12 departments in addition to IT management and facilities, grow the team, enable investment in customer support and customer success initiatives, and accelerate enhanced sales and marketing programs.


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