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Matrix Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Paul J. Ferri


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Total investments 635
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 343
Rounds per year 14.11
Lead investments 139
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 134
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

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, 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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$15M13 Sep 2022 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Developer Platform
$40M30 Aug 2022 Zug, Zug, Switzerland


Environmental Consulting
$15M08 Aug 2022 Beijing, Beijing, China


$46M22 Jul 2022 Hunan, China


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Information Technology
$52M21 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

August Health

Health Care
$15M23 Jun 2022 -


Developer APIs
$35M22 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Footprint Analytics

$2M26 May 2022 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Country Delight

Delivery Service
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
$43M25 May 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India
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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