Matrix Partners - Unicorn Nest

Matrix Partners

Headquarters Location

United States, San Francisco

About

Matrix Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1977. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, SaaS. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ele.me, Olacabs, Aruba Networks. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Paul J. Ferri. We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from Matrix Partners is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. This Matrix Partners works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Matrix Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital China, Pilot House Ventures, Spark Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Worldview Technology Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital China, Intel Capital, Goldman Sachs.

Year Founded

1977

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: matrixpartners.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first last, first, first last_initial, last first_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.1% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

41.3% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x8.5

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

4.2 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.13 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.53 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

18

Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]

2

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Sequoia Capital China, Pilot House Ventures, Spark Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Sequoia Capital China, Intel Capital, Goldman Sachs

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