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Founders Ken Howery Luke Nosek Mallikarjun Yagnavajulla Max Levchin Peter Thiel Rod D. Martin Senthil Udayasooriyan


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 18

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Marketplace
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet

In 1998 was created PayPal, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the San Jose.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the PayPal, startups are often financed by Ignition Partners, Apax Partners, Venrock. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venrock, Upfront Ventures, Uncork Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, SMBC Venture Capital, Investor Growth Capital Limited.

The fund was created by Ken Howery, Luke Nosek, Max Levchin, Peter Thiel. Besides them, we counted 18 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pine Labs, Toss, Tradeshift. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Finance. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this PayPal works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2013. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

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