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PayPal Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 89
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 56
Rounds per year 4.24
Lead investments 15
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 8
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

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

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


Financial Services
$58M18 Jan 2023 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

TRM Labs

$70M09 Nov 2022 Maryland, United States


Information Technology
$50M08 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States


Employee Benefits
Financial Services
Human Resources
$24M13 Oct 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Supply Chain Management
$33M17 Aug 2022 New Delhi, Delhi, India


Financial Services
Transaction Processing
$22M08 Aug 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Developer APIs
Financial Services
$100M08 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Consumer Software
Financial Services
Financial Software
Property and Casualty Insurance
Property Insurance
Real Estate
25 May 2022 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Mobile Payments
$113M18 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
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. Raises $98M in Series B Funding

– 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, 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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