NGP Capital

NGP Capital

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Headquarters Location

United States, Palo Alto


NGP Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 2005. The the headquarters of this VC is in Palo Alto. The fund is located in United States, North America.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with NGP Capital, start-ups are often financed by Index Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital as well as 133 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Vertex Ventures Israel, the total number of co-investors is 94. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Qualcomm Ventures, Intel Capital, Vertex Ventures Israel, as well as 65 other investors.

Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Xiaomi, Lime, Deliveroo. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Fitness, Mobile Apps. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 75 more areas of investment. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. However, start-ups from 13 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio.

The fund was established by John Gardner, Paul Asel. We also identified another 5 core personnel in our database.

This fund was the most active in 2014. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. NGP Capital participates, on average, in 1 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from NGP Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2011. The fund generally invests in 7-12 deals every year. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 19 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first

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

95.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


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

23.2% of cases

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


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

2.9 years

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

0.38 out of 1

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


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


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


Funds Investing in Previous

Index Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Qualcomm Ventures, Intel Capital, Vertex Ventures Israel

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