Matrix Partners

Founded 1977
Founders Paul J. Ferri

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Total investments 509
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$19M
Portfolio companies 314
Rounds per year 11.57
Lead investments 118
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 119
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
Summary

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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Apollo

Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Open Source
Software
Web Apps
1
$130M17 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco

MoEngage

Analytics
Digital Marketing
Information Technology
Internet
Marketing Automation
Mobile
SaaS
1
$32M30 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco

Flock Safety

Communities
Hardware
Homeland Security
Machine Learning
Security
Software
1
$150M13 Jul 2021 United States, Atlanta

Educative

E-Learning
EBooks
Education
Software
1
$12M19 May 2021 United States, Seattle

Keeper Tax

Accounting
Apps
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
1
$13M29 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

Lightmatter

Artificial Intelligence
Hardware
Machine Learning
Software
1
$80M06 Apr 2021 United States, Boston

Side

Big Data
Facebook
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Product Search
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Sales
Software
1
$150M19 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco

Fuzzy

Consumer Applications
Health Care
Home Health Care
Home Services
mHealth
Pet
Subscription Service
Veterinary
1
$18M02 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco

Propel Data

1
$4M01 Feb 2021
News
Fivetran to Acquire HVR; Announces $565 Million in Series D Funding

– Fivetran, the leading provider of automated data integration, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HVR, a leading provider of enterprise data replication technology.
– The acquisition will allow Fivetran to provide breakthrough database replication performance along with enterprise-grade security to address the massive market for modernizing analytics for operational data associated with ERP systems, Oracle databases, and more.
– Fivetran also announced it has raised a $565 million Series D round, consisting of new and existing investors. Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) led the round with participation from existing investors General Catalyst, CEAS Investments, Matrix Partners, and others, along with new investors ICONIQ Capital, D1 Capital Partners and YC Continuity. Fivetran has raised $730 million to date. The company is now valued at $5.6 billion.

Kolide Raises $17M in Series B Funding

– Kolide is a Boston, MA-based user-focused endpoint security platform for teams.
– The company raised $17m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by OpenView Partners, with participation from Matrix Partners, who previously led the Series A.
– The new investment will be used to expand the product’s capabilities and hire additional engineers and product staff.

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