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LeapFrog Investments

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Andrew Kuper Jim Roth

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Total investments 41
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$50M
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 2.73
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 3
Key employees 16

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Mobile
  • Insurance
Summary

LeapFrog Investments appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The company was established in Africa in Mauritius. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Port Louis Town.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This LeapFrog Investments works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 42 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from LeapFrog Investments the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the LeapFrog Investments, startups are often financed by Omidyar Network, Millicom Systems, Kinnevik AB. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True North, Millicom Systems, Kinnevik AB. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Millicom Systems, Kinnevik AB, Digicel.

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 Fincare, JUMO, Neogrowth. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Market Research. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India.

This organization was formed by Andrew Kuper, Jim Roth. We also calculated 16 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Shubham Housing Development Finance Company

Credit
Finance
Financial Services
Real Estate
$111M29 Jun 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Interswitch

Financial Services
Payments
$110M12 May 2022 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Redcliffe Lifetech

Biotechnology
Emergency Medicine
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Life Science
Medical
$61M05 May 2022 Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Alexander Forbes

Finance
Financial Services
Insurance
21 Mar 2022 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

CarDekho

Automotive
E-Commerce
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$200M13 Oct 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Fidelity Bank Ltd

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
23 Aug 2021 Ghana, Volta Region, Ghana

BIMA

Financial Services
FinTech
Health Care
Insurance
Mobile
$30M07 Sep 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

PasarPolis

Financial Services
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
$54M02 Sep 2020 Jakarta Raya

MedGenome

Biotechnology
Discovery Tools (Healthcare)
Genetics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
$55M01 Apr 2020 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
News
Zepz, Formerly WorldRemit Group, the Leading Digital Cross-border Payments Platform, Has Raised $292 Million in New Primary Series E Financing, Achieving a Valuation of $5 Billion

– Zepz, formerly WorldRemit, a digital cross-border payments platform operating two market-leading brands (WorldRemit and Sendwave, acquired in 2021), with over 11 million users1 across 150 countries, announces it has raised $292m in new financing, achieving a valuation of $5bn.
– The round includes new equity investors Farallon Capital among others, as well as backing from existing investors Leapfrog, TCV and Accel.
– Zepz is revolutionizing the P2P cross-border payments market, an estimated $1tn market opportunity which continues to be predominantly offline and is characterised by high prices and poor customer experience.

Fitness app HealthifyMe to expand worldwide after raising $75M Series C from LeapFrog and Khosla Ventures

– HealthifyMe, a fitness app, raised $75m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by LeapFrog and Khosla Ventures, and joined by Unilever Ventures, Elm and Healthquad.
– The company plans to grow its user base in India, Southeast Asia and North America.

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