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Perle Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Michael An Shayne Smyth


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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.89
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • EdTech
  • Online Portals
  • FinTech

Perle Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The fund was located in Australia. The main department of described VC is located in the Sydney.

The high activity for fund was in 2017. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Perle Ventures, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Neu Venture Capital, Middleland Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Alium Capital, tryb Group, Visionnaire Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by S&P Global, Plug and Play, Pangaea Impact Investments.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline FiscalNote, Academy Xi, MC Payment For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Australia. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Stock Exchanges, Education. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The current fund was established by Michael An, Shayne Smyth. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Academy Xi

Information Technology
Online Portals
$9M04 Oct 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

$2M15 Aug 2017 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Simply Wall St

Financial Services
Stock Exchanges
$1M20 Jun 2017 Australia, New South Wales

Academy Xi

Information Technology
Online Portals
$2M14 Jun 2017 Australia, New South Wales

MC Payment

Financial Services
$3M11 Nov 2016 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Predictive Analytics
$10M02 Feb 2016 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

01 Jan 2013 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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