Omidyar Network

Founded 2004
Founders Pam Omidyar Pierre Omidyar

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Total investments 262
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 219
Rounds per year 15.41
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.29
Exits 36
Key employees 37
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Education
  • Internet
  • FinTech
  • Software
Summary

In 2004 was created Omidyar Network, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Redwood City.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from Omidyar Network is 100-500 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Omidyar Network works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The fund was created by Pam Omidyar, Pierre Omidyar. Besides them, we counted 32 critical employees of this fund in our database.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Change Healthcare, Change Healthcare, Chime. 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Social Media. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Omidyar Network, startups are often financed by DFJ, Y Combinator, Elevar Equity. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Matrix Partners India, Learn Capital, Quona Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital India, Benchmark, Maverick Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

RideLink

Logistics
Transportation
Travel Agency
31 Aug 2021 Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

Pratilipi

Audio
Comics
Digital Media
EBooks
Podcast
Publishing
Reading Apps
$46M14 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Handshake

College Recruiting
Employment
Human Resources
Recruiting
$80M12 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Doubtnut

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Image Recognition
STEM Education
$31M25 Feb 2021 Gurugram, Haryana, India

Pickrr Technologies

Information Technology
Logistics
Supply Chain Management
$4M15 Dec 2020 New Delhi, Delhi, India

DealShare

E-Commerce
Grocery
Group Buying
Retail Technology
$21M08 Dec 2020 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Uolo Technology

EdTech
Education
Information Technology
$2M10 Nov 2020 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Handshake

College Recruiting
Employment
Human Resources
Recruiting
$80M20 Oct 2020 San Francisco, California, United States

Vedantu

EdTech
Education
Internet
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Tutoring
$100M15 Jul 2020 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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