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QED Investors

Founders Caribou Honig Frank Rotman Nigel Morris

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Total investments 324
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$26M
Portfolio companies 193
Rounds per year 19.06
Lead investments 64
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 24
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Software
  • Payments
Summary

In 2007 was created QED Investors, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Alexandria. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the QED Investors, startups are often financed by Novak Biddle Venture Partners, Spark Capital, SV Angel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ribbit Capital, Quona Capital, Fifth Third Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, Goldman Sachs, Global Founders Capital.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Credit, Finance. 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 Social Finance (SoFi), GreenSky, Nubank. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this QED Investors performs on 15 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from QED Investors is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aghanim

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

Upswing Financial Technologies

B2B
Financial Services
$4M17 Jan 2024 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Zubale

Android
Apps
Crowdsourcing
Internet
iOS
Retail Technology
$25M30 Nov 2023 Mexico City, Mexico

Summer

Hospitality
Property Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Residential
Vacation Rental
$18M07 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Finkargo

Financial Services
Information Technology
$20M02 Nov 2023 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Blackbird

Hospitality
Information Technology
$24M04 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Revio

Billing
$5M26 Sep 2023 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Mottu

Automotive
Big Data
Car Sharing
Information Technology
Last Mile Transportation
Rental
Transportation
$50M15 Sep 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Jugyah

Marketplace
Property Management
Real Estate
14 Sep 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
News
Brazil’s Hash raises $40M in a round led by QED and Kaszek for its white-label payments software

– Hash, a payment infrastructure fintech, raised $40m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by QED Investors and Kaszek.
– It brings the total funding to $59m since its inception in 2017.
– The company offers “end-to-end” payment infrastructure for non-financial B2B companies looking to offer banking services.

Ocrolus Lands $80M Series C Financing Round

– Ocrolus, a San Francisco-based automation platform that analyzes financial documents with over 99% accuracy, announced $80m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Fin VC at a valuation north of $500m.
– Additional participants in the round were Thomvest Ventures, Mubadala Capital, Oak HC/FT, FinTech Collective, QED Investors, Bullpen Capital, ValueStream Ventures, Laconia, RiverPark Ventures, Invicta Growth, Stage 2 Capital, and Cross River Bank.
– The company plans to use its new funding to more aggressively build products for the mortgage lending and banking industries and expand its US operations.

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Total investments 324
Average round size 26M
Rounds per year 19.06
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 64
Follow on index 0.40
Exits 24
Group Appearance index 0.92

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aghanim

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

Upswing Financial Technologies

B2B
Financial Services
$4M17 Jan 2024 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Zubale

Android
Apps
Crowdsourcing
Internet
iOS
Retail Technology
$25M30 Nov 2023 Mexico City, Mexico

Summer

Hospitality
Property Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
Residential
Vacation Rental
$18M07 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Finkargo

Financial Services
Information Technology
$20M02 Nov 2023 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Blackbird

Hospitality
Information Technology
$24M04 Oct 2023 New York, New York, United States

Revio

Billing
$5M26 Sep 2023 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Mottu

Automotive
Big Data
Car Sharing
Information Technology
Last Mile Transportation
Rental
Transportation
$50M15 Sep 2023 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Jugyah

Marketplace
Property Management
Real Estate
14 Sep 2023 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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