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Total investments 106
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 86
Rounds per year 1.86
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 10
Key employees 16

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Payments
  • Software
  • Information Technology

In 1966 was created MasterCard, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Purchase.

Besides them, we counted 14 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference 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. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Mozido, IZettle, Mu Sigma. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile Payments, Software.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from MasterCard is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this MasterCard performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the MasterCard, startups are often financed by Mastercard Start Path, Index Ventures, Creandum. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Intel Capital, SEB Private Equity, RRE Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, 83North, Square Peg Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$47M30 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Information Technology
28 Nov 2022 Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom


Credit Cards
Personal Finance
$22M21 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Financial Services
$32M19 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Mobile Payments
$37M26 May 2022 Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia

Picus Security

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Network Security
24 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Cloud Data Services
$25M27 Apr 2022 Maryland, United States

Regulatory Genome

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Text Analytics
$6M11 Apr 2022 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom


Cloud Data Services
Corporate Training
Employee Benefits
Financial Services
Human Resources
$30M07 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States
Doconomy Raises $17M in Funding

– Doconomy from Stockholm develops a global climate impact technology company.
– Series D $17M round was led by CommerzVentures with participation from existing investors such as Mastercard, Wiklöf Holding and Ålandsbanken.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate continued expansion, support the further development of its impact applied portfolio; enabling impact calculations on transactions, lifestyle, products and companies of all shapes and sizes, and recruit new hires.

Bilt Rewards banks $60M growth on a $350M valuation to advance credit card benefits for renters

– Bilt Rewards, a loyalty program for property renters to earn points on rent with no fees and build a path toward homeownership, announced a round of $60 million in growth funding that values the company at $350 million.
– The investment comes from Wells Fargo and Mastercard and a group of the nation’s largest real estate owners, including Blackstone Group, AvalonBay Communities, Douglas Elliman, Equity Residential, GID-Windsor Communities, LENx, The Moinian Group, Morgan Properties, Starwood Capital Group and Related.


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