Omidyar Network

Omidyar Network

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Headquarters Location

United States, Redwood City


Omidyar Network was established in 2004, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Redwood City. This investor is located in North America, United States.

The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Change Healthcare, Change Healthcare, Chime. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Software, Social Media. In addition, there are 32 more industries where it has achieved success. 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 usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 other investors. Along with Omidyar Network, start-ups are often financed by DFJ, Y Combinator, Elevar Equity as well as 153 other investors. The fund often co-invests with Matrix Partners India, Learn Capital, Quona Capital, overall with 157 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Sequoia Capital India, Benchmark, Maverick Ventures, as well as 109 other investors.

Omidyar Network is involved in 22 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 14 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Omidyar Network is 100-500 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Pam Omidyar, Pierre Omidyar. Besides the listed founders, we have found 32 key employees of this fund in our database.

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_initial last, first, first '.' last

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

96.3% 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]

21.2% 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]

1.7 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.13 out of 1

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

0.4 out of 1

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


Funds Investing in Previous

DFJ, Y Combinator, Elevar Equity

Funds Investing in Following

Sequoia Capital India, Benchmark, Maverick Ventures

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