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Saban Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 19
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 1.36
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Mobile Apps
  • Internet
  • Software
  • Content
  • Internet of Things

Saban Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2008. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Los Angeles. The venture was found in North America in United States.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Video Editing, Market Research. 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 Playbuzz, Origami Logic, Giiv.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Saban Ventures, startups are often financed by 83North, Viola Ventures, Prosus. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, 83North. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Ventures, Viola Growth, The Walt Disney Company.

This Saban Ventures works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The average startup value when the investment from Saban Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Digital Entertainment
$69M14 Sep 2022 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark


Internet of Things
Retail Technology
$67M11 May 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Internet of Things
Retail Technology
$67M17 Dec 2021 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Digital Entertainment
$81M24 Nov 2021 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark


Enterprise Software
Gift Card
$70M26 May 2021 New York, New York, United States


Big Data
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
Network Security
Risk Management
$9M21 Oct 2020 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel


Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Media and Entertainment
Mobile Apps
Video on Demand
$11M16 Jul 2020 New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
Small and Medium Businesses
$31M05 May 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Internet of Things
$21M04 Feb 2020 London, England, United Kingdom
Snappy Raises $70 Million to Spread Smiles Across the World as It Reinvents Gifting for the Modern Era

– Snappy, the New York-based tech platform revolutionizing gifting, announced it has completed a $70 million Series C funding round, bringing total funding for the company to over $100 million.
– This latest investment was led by GGV Capital with participation from existing investors 83North, Saban Ventures and Hearst Ventures.
– The company will use these funds to continue to invest in world class talent and innovation as it expands into additional segments and markets, explores acquisitions and continues to redefine the category.
– Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital, whose portfolio includes the likes of Affirm, Airbnb, Coinbase, Peloton, Slack, StockX, TikTok and Wish, will join Snappy’s board as part of the round.


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