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Point72 Ventures

Founders Steven A. Cohen

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Total investments 186
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$31M
Portfolio companies 122
Rounds per year 23.25
Lead investments 49
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 7
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
Summary

Point72 Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund has no exact preference in some 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. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight MX Technologies, Credijusto, Quantopian. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, SaaS.

This organization was formed by Steven A. Cohen. The overall number of key employees were 16.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 27 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Point72 Ventures the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Point72 Ventures, startups are often financed by Commerce Ventures, Spark Capital, Uncork Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments, M12, Clocktower Technology Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, Kleiner Perkins, ZenStone Venture Capital.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ValidMind

$8M27 Mar 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Mirador Therapeutics

$400M21 Mar 2024 San Diego, California, United States

D2X Group

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
$10M14 Mar 2024 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Docent

$5M13 Mar 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Monite

Financial Services
Payments
$6M19 Feb 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Aghanim

FinTech
Video Games
14 Feb 2024 Los Angeles, California, United States

Incognia

Biometrics
Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Privacy
Software
$31M17 Jan 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Distributional

$11M14 Dec 2023 -

Necto

Financial Services
Software
$8M04 Dec 2023 New York, New York, United States
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Founded by ex-Braintree and PayPal execs, Pagos raises $10M to offer API-driven payment intelligence

– Pagos, a payment intelligence infrastructure startup, raised $10m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Underscore VC and Point72 Ventures, and joined by angels including former Venmo GM and current Accel investor Amit Jhawar; Bill Ready, Google’s president of commerce & payments; Billy Chen, VP of financial partnerships at Finix and former director of payments at Uber; and Rich LaBarca, GM of Dynamics 365 Customer Insights at Microsoft.
– The company is building a data “platform” and API-driven micro-services that it says can integrate with any payment stack.

AI-driven voice assistant PolyAI raises $14M round led by Khosla Ventures

– PolyAI, a voice assistant company, raised $15m funding.
– The round was led by Silicon Valley’s Khosla Ventures, and joined by Point72 Ventures, Amadeus Capital, Sands Capital Ventures, Passion Capital and Entrepreneur First.
– It brings PolyAI to a valuation of $100m.
– PolyAI claims its voice assistant can be turned live more quickly, in more languages, and charges on a per-minute basis.

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Total investments 186
Average round size 31M
Rounds per year 23.25
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 49
Follow on index 0.34
Exits 7
Group Appearance index 0.93

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ValidMind

$8M27 Mar 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Mirador Therapeutics

$400M21 Mar 2024 San Diego, California, United States

D2X Group

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
$10M14 Mar 2024 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Docent

$5M13 Mar 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

Monite

Financial Services
Payments
$6M19 Feb 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Aghanim

FinTech
Video Games
14 Feb 2024 Los Angeles, California, United States

Incognia

Biometrics
Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
Privacy
Software
$31M17 Jan 2024 Palo Alto, California, United States

Distributional

$11M14 Dec 2023 -

Necto

Financial Services
Software
$8M04 Dec 2023 New York, New York, United States
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