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Quona Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Ganesh Rengaswamy Jonathan Whittle Meagan Prins Miguel Herrera Monica Brand Engel

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Total investments 115
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 16.43
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 3
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Banking
  • Software
Summary

Quona Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Washington.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. Comparing to the other companies, this Quona Capital performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Quona Capital is 5-10 millions dollars.

The current fund was established by Ganesh Rengaswamy, Jonathan Whittle, Miguel Herrera, Monica Brand Engel. The overall number of key employees were 8.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Quona Capital, startups are often financed by Omidyar Network, Kaszek Ventures, QED Investors. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Omidyar Network, International Finance Corporation, QED Investors. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by International Finance Corporation, QED Investors, Kaszek Ventures.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Small and Medium Businesses, Finance. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Klar, Neogrowth, Shubham Housing Development Finance Company.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Kanastra

Asset Management
Banking
Financial Services
$7M10 Aug 2022 -

MoHash

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
$6M30 Jun 2022 -

Destaxa

Commercial Lending
Financial Services
Marketplace
Payments
Point of Sale
Retail Technology
$3M15 Jun 2022 Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

mewt

Apps
Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
$4M14 Jun 2022 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Finkargo

Financial Services
Information Technology
$7M05 Apr 2022 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Khazna

Financial Services
FinTech
$38M31 Mar 2022 Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

nocnoc

B2B
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Retail
$7M22 Mar 2022 Gualeguaychu, Entre Ríos Province, Argentina

Wasoko

Consumer Goods
Emerging Markets
Logistics
Sales
Supply Chain Management
$125M16 Mar 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

acasa

FinTech
Real Estate
$4M08 Mar 2022 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
News
Egyptian startup Capiter raises $33M to expand B2B e-commerce platform across MENA

– B2B e-commerce startup Capiter raised $33m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by Quona Capital and MSA Capital.
– Other participating investors include Savola, Shorooq Partners, Foundation Ventures, Accion Venture Lab and Derayah Ventures.
– Capiter was launched in July 2020 by Mahmoud Nouh and Ahmed Nouh.
– The company solves problems around reach and insights for suppliers and manufacturers.

Addi Raises $140M in Series B Extension Funding

– Addi is a fintech and digital commerce startup based in Bogota, Colombia, and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
– Company raised $75m in extension Series B funding.
– The round was led by Greycroft with participation from new investors GGV Capital, Citius Capital, and Intersection Growth Partners, as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Citius VC, Endeavor Catalyst, Foundation Capital, Monashees, and Quona Capital. Union Square’s Opportunity Fund also participated in the round.
– The company will use the funds to continue to scale its current operations in Brazil and Colombia, expand into Mexico in early 2022, enhance its BNPL offering while allowing customers and merchants to pay in new ways through its platform and its app, which launches later this month.

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