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M&S Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Hiro Mashita


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 2.27
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 1
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Online Portals
  • Marketing

In 2012 was created M&S Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Calebasses. The company was established in Africa in Mauritius.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This M&S Partners works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 6 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The typical startup value when the investment from M&S Partners is 5-10 millions dollars.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Buyandship, SilverPush, Paystack. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Financial Services.

The current fund was established by Hiro Mashita. The overall number of key employees were 1.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the M&S Partners, startups are often financed by Mistletoe, 500 Startups, TA Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mistletoe, Das Capital, Qualcomm Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mistletoe, Accel, Trifecta Capital Advisors.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Happyeasygo Group

$45M12 Dec 2019 Gurugram, Haryana, India


Health Care
Social Network
22 Oct 2019 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Financial Services
13 Aug 2019 India, Haryana


E-Commerce Platforms
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Online Portals
$11M27 May 2019 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Online Portals
$6M08 Jan 2019 India, Haryana


Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Online Portals
$1M04 Oct 2018 India, Haryana

ORO Wealth

Financial Services
Impact Investing
Retail Technology
$1M29 May 2018 India, Maharashtra


$2M01 Dec 2017 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China


Social Network
01 Sep 2017 Delhi


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