Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital

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Total investments 83
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$28M
Portfolio companies 70
Rounds per year 2.31
Lead investments 21
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.16
Exits 32
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Health Care
Summary

The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, startups are often financed by Accel, Wing Venture Capital, Vintage Investment Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are One Peak Partners, Van Wagoner Ventures, LLC, Sapphire Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Morgan Stanley, Wellington Management, SoftBank.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital works on 18 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2006. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nutanix, Constant Contact, Cohesity. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Analytics.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Conversica

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Natural Language Processing
SaaS
Sales Automation
Software
Virtual Assistant
$25M05 Apr 2022 California, United States

Tiff's Treats

Bakery
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Hospitality
Restaurants
$30M16 Nov 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

CompStak

Big Data
Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
$50M11 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Pluribus Networks

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Network Hardware
Software
Web Hosting
$20M07 Oct 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Elligo Health Research

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$135M24 Sep 2021 Austin, Texas, United States

CMX (ComplianceMetrix)

Compliance
Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Quality Assurance
Risk Management
Software
Supply Chain Management
$50M26 May 2021 San Diego, California, United States

ValGenesis

Medical Device
Pharmaceutical
Software
$24M04 May 2021 Fremont, California, United States

airSlate

Document Management
Management Information Systems
Productivity Tools
SaaS
Software
$40M12 Jan 2021 Massachusetts, United States

Data Center
Information Technology
Internet
$150M17 Dec 2020 New York, United States
News
Elligo Health Research Inks $135M Series E

– Elligo Health Research, a healthcare-enabling research organization powered by the novel IntElligo technology, announced a $135m Series E financing round.
Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital and Ally Bridge Group participated in the financing round.
– The round was also participated by Norwest Venture Partners and all major existing investors, including Cerner, Hatteras Venture Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners, Piper Sandler Merchant Banking, Shumway Capital, and Syneos Health.
– This financing allows Elligo to invest further in its technology platform and leverage data in new ways to address current challenges in the clinical trial industry.

GumGum Raises $75M in Funding

– GumGum is a global contextual advertising technology company based in Santa Monica, California.
– The company raised $75m in funding.
Goldman Sachs Growth joined existing investors Upfront Ventures, NewView Capital, and Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the adoption of its contextual intelligence advertising product suite and expand investments in key international markets.

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