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NVIDIA

Founders Chris Malachowsky Curtis Priem Jensen Huang

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Total investments 74
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$52M
Portfolio companies 57
Rounds per year 2.39
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Exits 5
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Information Technology
  • Analytics
Summary

NVIDIA appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1993. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Santa Clara. The company was established in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Machine Learning, Data Visualization. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight TuSimple, Weka.IO, OmniSci. The fund has 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.

The fund was created by Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem, Jensen Huang. The overall number of key employees were 1.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 1 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this NVIDIA works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the NVIDIA, startups are often financed by Norwest Venture Partners, Western Digital Capital, Walden Riverwood Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vanedge Capital, Nvidia GPU Ventures, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Nvidia GPU Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Vanedge Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artisight

Health Care
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$42M11 Jan 2024 Glenview, Illinois, United States

Perplexity AI

Artificial Intelligence
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$73M04 Jan 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Essential AI

Artificial Intelligence
Software
$56M12 Dec 2023 -

Together

Internet
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$102M30 Nov 2023 Menlo Park, California, United States

CentML

$29M25 Oct 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Aarna Networks

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Open Source
Software
Telecommunications
$6M12 Oct 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Entos

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
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$100M03 Oct 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

Enfabrica

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software
$125M12 Sep 2023 Mountain View, California, United States

Inceptive

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
$100M07 Sep 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States

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Total investments 74
Average round size 52M
Rounds per year 2.39
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 7
Follow on index 0.23
Exits 5
Group Appearance index 0.67

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artisight

Health Care
Hospital
$42M11 Jan 2024 Glenview, Illinois, United States

Perplexity AI

Artificial Intelligence
Search Engine
Software
$73M04 Jan 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Essential AI

Artificial Intelligence
Software
$56M12 Dec 2023 -

Together

Internet
Software
$102M30 Nov 2023 Menlo Park, California, United States

CentML

$29M25 Oct 2023 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Aarna Networks

Cloud Computing
Information Technology
Open Source
Software
Telecommunications
$6M12 Oct 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Entos

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Software
$100M03 Oct 2023 Los Angeles, California, United States

Enfabrica

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Software
$125M12 Sep 2023 Mountain View, California, United States

Inceptive

Biotechnology
Life Science
Medical
$100M07 Sep 2023 Palo Alto, California, United States
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