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Rampersand

Founders Jim Cassidy Paul Naphtali

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Total investments 45
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 4.09
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.44
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Marketing
  • Financial Services
  • Recruiting
Summary

Rampersand is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The company was established in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Melbourne.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline PredictiveHire, Cog, School Places Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile Devices, Enterprise Software. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Australia.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Rampersand, startups are often financed by Macdoch Ventures, Giant Leap Fund, Full Circle Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Giant Leap Fund, Full Circle Venture Capital, Macdoch Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Giant Leap Fund, Full Circle Venture Capital, Blackbird Ventures (Australia).

The fund was created by Jim Cassidy, Paul Naphtali.

The important activity for fund was in 2016. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hatch

Human Resources
Professional Services
Recruiting
$5M19 Feb 2024 Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Goterra

Agriculture
Waste Management
08 Dec 2023 Canberra, Australia

Orkestra

Renewable Energy
Software
$1M19 Oct 2023 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Sherlok

FinTech
28 Jun 2023 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

JigSpace

Augmented Reality
Collaboration
Education
Marketing
Virtual Reality
$5M06 Apr 2023 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Quantum Brilliance

Cloud Computing
Quantum Computing
Software
$18M14 Feb 2023 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Cake Equity

09 Jan 2023 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

mx51

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$32M19 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Earthbanc

Finance
Financial Services
Internet
$1M05 Apr 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Total investments 45
Average round size 5M
Rounds per year 4.09
Peak activity year 2023
Lead investments 8
Follow on index 0.44
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.96

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hatch

Human Resources
Professional Services
Recruiting
$5M19 Feb 2024 Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Goterra

Agriculture
Waste Management
08 Dec 2023 Canberra, Australia

Orkestra

Renewable Energy
Software
$1M19 Oct 2023 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Sherlok

FinTech
28 Jun 2023 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

JigSpace

Augmented Reality
Collaboration
Education
Marketing
Virtual Reality
$5M06 Apr 2023 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Quantum Brilliance

Cloud Computing
Quantum Computing
Software
$18M14 Feb 2023 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Cake Equity

09 Jan 2023 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

mx51

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$32M19 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Earthbanc

Finance
Financial Services
Internet
$1M05 Apr 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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