Sapphire Ventures Founded 1996
Founders Andreas Weiskam David Hartwig Doug Higgins Jai Das Nino Marakovic
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Total investments 99
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$29M
Portfolio companies 99
Rounds per year 3.96
Lead investments 54
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Venture
Areas of investment
Finance
Financial Services
Venture Capital
Summary

Sapphire Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1996. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Palo Alto. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. When the investment is from Sapphire Ventures the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The top activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 17 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Sapphire Ventures works on 5 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Andreas Weiskam, David Hartwig, Doug Higgins, Jai Das, Nino Marakovic. The overall number of key employees were 12.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight LinkedIn, One97 Communications, MuleSoft. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet, Analytics. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Sapphire Ventures, startups are often financed by Sutter Hill Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Focus Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trinity Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Goldman Sachs, General Catalyst, Scale Venture Partners.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Feedzai
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Financial Services
FinTech
Fraud Detection
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Series C
50M17 Oct 2017
fevo
Event Management
Events
Information Technology
Series B
28 Jan 2019 United States, New York
AvidXchange
Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Financial Software
FinTech
Other Financial Services
Payments
SaaS
Software
Transaction Processing
Venture - Series Unknown
66M17 Sep 2020 United States, Charlotte
Advanced Voice Research Labs
Artificial Intelligence
Computer
Human Computer Interaction
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Software
Seed
05 Sep 2017 United States, Seattle
MyCujoo
Broadcasting
Internet
Sports
Venture - Series Unknown
28 Jan 2019 Switzerland, Zurich
IEX Group
E-Commerce
Finance
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
Information Services
Price Comparison
Stock Exchanges
Venture - Series Unknown
12 May 2015 United States, New York
OnDeck
Credit
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Small and Medium Businesses
Series C
19M04 Aug 2011 United States, New York
Apriso
Customer Service
Manufacturing
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
16M18 Oct 2002 United States, Long Beach
Right Hemisphere
3D Technology
Data Visualization
Enterprise Software
Manufacturing
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
12 Apr 2007 United States, Pleasanton
iYogi
Hardware
Information Technology
Software
Series B
9M01 Jul 2008 India, Gurugram
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