QED Investors

Founded 2007
Founders Caribou Honig Frank Rotman Nigel Morris


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Total investments 137
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 124
Rounds per year 9.79
Lead investments 29
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 24
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Software
  • Payments

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$13M31 Aug 2021 United Kingdom, London


Real Estate
Vacation Rental
$6M30 Aug 2021 United States, Mexico


Information Technology
$4M12 Aug 2021 United States, New York


Artificial Intelligence
Information Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$20M10 Aug 2021 Canada, Quebec City

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Financial Services
$30M04 Aug 2021 United States, Denver


Property Management
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$80M20 Jul 2021 United States, San Francisco


Developer Platform
Developer Tools
$9M11 Jul 2021 United Kingdom, London

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$8M30 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London


Consumer Lending
$30M23 Jun 2021 Brazil, São Paulo
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– 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 ag... Read more
Brazilian fintech Cora raises $116M Series B as Tiger Global, Tencent sign on as investors alongside Greenoaks
– Brazilian digital lender Cora raised $116m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Greenoaks Capital and joined by Tiger Global and Tencent. – Existing backers Kaszek, QED and Ribbit Capital also participated. – The company declined to comment on valuation. Read more


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