RIT Capital Partners

Founded 1961

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Total investments 12
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$89M
Portfolio companies 12
Rounds per year 0.20
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.08
Exits 3
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Blockchain
  • Real Estate
  • FinTech
  • Finance
Summary

RIT Capital Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1961. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7 participants. Despite the RIT Capital Partners, startups are often financed by Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, Stanley Druckenmiller. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Valiant Capital Partners, Tim Ferriss, Stanley Druckenmiller. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by William Rufino, William Ackman, Thomas Glocer.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Finance, Private Cloud. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Dropbox, Relationship Science, Bathrooms.com Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from RIT Capital Partners the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. This RIT Capital Partners works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bright

Video
Video Streaming
n/a
$15M26 Aug 2021 United States, Santa Monica

Aspen Digital

Asset Management
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
1
$8M04 Aug 2021 China, Hong Kong Island

LocoNav

Computer
Software
Software Engineering
1
$37M29 Jun 2021 India, " India"}

Animoca Brands

Apps
Casual Games
Developer Platform
Gaming
Mobile
n/a
$88M13 May 2021 China, Hong Kong Island

Kraken

Asset Management
Bitcoin
Blockchain
Ethereum
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
Stock Exchanges
Trading Platform
1
12 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco

Paxos

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
1
$142M16 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Geltor

Advanced Materials
Biotechnology
Health Care
1
$91M27 Jul 2020 United States, " United States"}

Haus

Financial Services
Real Estate
1
$15M11 Jun 2020 United States, San Francisco

Haus

Financial Services
Real Estate
1
$4M18 Jul 2019 United States, San Francisco
News
Bright raises $15M for its live video platform that lets you learn from top creators

– Bright, a live video platform that lets fans engage in live conversations with their favorite creators and celebs, has raised $15m in new funding.
– The round was co-led by co-founder and talent manager Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures, the fund he founded with Ashton Kutcher.
RIT Capital and Regah Ventures also co-led.
– Other investors in the new round include Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, Globo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Shawn Mendes & Manager Andrew Gertler’s AG Ventures, as well as Jeff Lawson, CEO and co-founder of Twilio.

Aspen Digital Raises $8.8M in Pre-A Funding

– Aspen Digital is a Hong Kong-based digital asset investment platform tailored for asset managers, institutions and other professional investors.
– The company secured $8.8m in pre-A funding.
– The round was led by anchor investors RIT Capital Partners, the investment trust founded by Lord (Jacob) Rothschild of the Rothschild banking family, and Liberty City Ventures.
– Other investors include Cherubic Ventures, Token Bay Capital, Somerley Capital, and Chatchaval Jiaravanon & Chaval Jiaravanon.

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