PayPal Ventures

Founded 2002

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Total investments 41
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$47M
Portfolio companies 35
Rounds per year 2.16
Lead investments 12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 7
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Software
  • E-Commerce
Summary

The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Jose. The venture was found in North America in United States. PayPal Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization.

The real fund results show that this VC is 22 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from PayPal Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this PayPal Ventures performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the PayPal Ventures, startups are often financed by Data Collective DCVC, btov Partners, Ribbit Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goodwater Capital, Enterprise Ireland, Bessemer Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Goodwater Capital, Ribbit Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Cyber Security, SaaS. The fund has no exact preference in a number of 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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Raisin, PPRO Group, Monese For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

VNLIFE

E-Commerce
FinTech
Logistics
Payments
Tourism
$250M30 Jul 2021 Hanoi, Vietnam

Shiprocket

E-Commerce
Logistics
Shipping
Supply Chain Management
$40M07 Jul 2021 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Codat

Developer APIs
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
$46M30 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

TRM Labs

Blockchain
$14M17 Jun 2021 Maryland, United States

Extend

Consumer
Developer APIs
E-Commerce
Retail
$260M18 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Paxos

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$300M29 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

Codat

Developer APIs
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
02 Mar 2021 England

Divvy

FinTech
Payments
Productivity Tools
SaaS
Software
$165M05 Jan 2021 Draper, Utah, United States

Paxos

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$142M16 Dec 2020 New York, United States
News
Oyster Announces New Funding

– Oyster, the company that makes hiring talented people around the world compliant, human, and delightful.
– Company has announced investments from PayPal Ventures and HR Tech Investments, an affiliate of Indeed.

Cart.com Raises $98M in Series B Funding

– Cart.com from Houston TX provides ecommerce solutions to help businesses scale online.
– The company closed $98M Series B funding round.
Oak HC/FT led the round, with participation from PayPal Ventures, Clearco, Raven One Ventures, G9 Ventures and prior investors Mercury Fund, Moonshots Capital, Valedor Partners, Arsenal Growth, as well as Sebastian Rymarz, CEO of Heyday, Phillip Krim, CEO of Casper, as well as executives at Discover Financial, Robinhood, Blinds.com and Uber.
– The company intends to use the funds to further strengthen its ecommerce-as-a-Service (ECaaS) integrated platform and continue acquiring solution providers.

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