Pivot Investment Partners

Founded 2014
Founders Akbar Poonawala Dinkar Jetley Larry Klane


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Total investments 39
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 5.57
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Financial Software
  • Software

Pivot Investment Partners is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2014. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New York.

This organization was formed by Akbar Poonawala, Dinkar Jetley, Larry Klane.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, SaaS. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AvidXchange, Gusto, Veem.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Pivot Investment Partners, startups are often financed by Fenway Summer Ventures, SenaHill Partners, Bain Capital Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fenway Summer Ventures, SenaHill Partners, G-Bar Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fenway Summer Ventures, Comcast Ventures, SenaHill Partners.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The average startup value when the investment from Pivot Investment Partners is 50-100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Pivot Investment Partners works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 7 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Cape Analytics

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Property Insurance
Real Estate
$44M14 Jul 2021 United States, Mountain View

Cowbell Cyber

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Risk Management
$20M11 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}


Risk Management
$6M12 Jan 2021 United States, New York

Earnest Research

Big Data
Consumer Research
Data Mining
Information Services
Market Research
Predictive Analytics
$15M10 Sep 2019 United States, New York

Risk Management
$15M30 Jan 2019 United States, New York

Bold Penguin

10 Sep 2018 United States, Columbus


Financial Services
Financial Software
Other Financial Services
14 Aug 2018 United States, San Francisco

iCapital Network

Asset Management
Financial Services
Financial Software
Vertical Market Software
$12M08 Dec 2017 United States, New York

Risk Management
$5M13 Sep 2017 United States, New York
CAPE Analytics Raises $44 Million, Led by Pivot Investment Partners

– CAPE Analytics announced $44m in Series C financing, led by Pivot Investment Partners.
Aquiline Technology Growth and HSCM Bermuda also joined the Series C round, with across-the-board participation from existing investors, including Formation8 and Brewer Lane Ventures.
– The infusion of capital will be used to accelerate the creation of new property insights, powered by machine learning, for CAPE’s growing client base.
– CAPE Analytics serves over 50 subscription customers across insurance and real estate markets, such as Hippo Insurance, Amica Insurance, and State Auto Insurance.
– The Series C funding will allow CAPE Analytics to diversify its suite of data sources and partnerships, expand its coverage footprint in the U.S., Canada, and beyond, and grow its team of machine learning, data science, and risk experts.

Snapsheet Scoops Up $30M Series E2 Round

– Snapsheet, a pioneer in virtual appraisals and a leader in cloud-native claims management software, has raised $30M in Series E2 funding.
Ping An Global Voyager Fund and Pivot Investment Partners led the round.
– Existing investors include Nationwide, Liberty Mutual, Intact Ventures, Tola Capital, Commerce Ventures, among others.
– These new funds will be used to accelerate growth and add new functionality to Snapsheet’s cloud native end-to-end claims management platform.


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