Scale Venture Partners

Founded 2000
Founders Kate Mitchell Rory O'Driscoll

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Total investments 229
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$35M
Portfolio companies 118
Rounds per year 10.90
Lead investments 49
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 61
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Analytics
  • Information Technology
Summary

Scale Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Foster City.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Scale Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Redpoint, First Round Capital, Data Collective DCVC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint, GV. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Greenspring Associates, Domain Associates, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP).

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Analytics, Security. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight DocuSign, ExactTarget, Omniture. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent 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.

The current fund was established by Kate Mitchell, Rory O'Driscoll. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Opposing the other organizations, this Scale Venture Partners works on 0 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The average startup value when the investment from Scale Venture Partners is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Expel

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Network Security
SaaS
$140M18 Nov 2021 Virginia, United States

OM1

Art
Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
$85M16 Jul 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Spruce Holdings

Financial Services
Insurance
InsurTech
Property Insurance
Real Estate
$60M02 Jun 2021 New York, New York, United States

Forter

E-Commerce
FinTech
Fraud Detection
SaaS
$300M21 May 2021 New York, New York, United States

Application Performance Management
Enterprise Applications
Security
Software
$30M20 May 2021 California, United States

AppOmni

Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
SaaS
Software
$40M21 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Archipelago

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Software
$34M20 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Comet.ml

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Machine Learning
SaaS
Software
$13M08 Apr 2021 New York, New York, United States

Viz

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Medical
Medical Device
$71M17 Mar 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Matillion raises $150M at a $1.5B valuation for its low-code approach to integrating disparate data sources

– Matillion, a startup that helps companies harness their data, raised $150m in funding.
– The round was led by General Atlantic and joined by Battery Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
– The company has hundreds of enterprise customers, including Western Union, FOX, Sony, Slack, National Grid, Peet’s Coffee and Cisco.
– The startup was founded in Manchester (it now also has a base in Denver), and this makes it one of a handful of tech startups out of the city — others we’ve recently covered include The Hut Group, Peak AI and Fractory — now hitting the big leagues and helping to put it on the innovation map as an urban center to watch.

Papaya Global Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding at $3.7 Billion Valuation

– Papaya Global announced a $250m Series D funding round.
– The round was led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners and joined by Tiger Global, with participation from existing investors Greenoaks Capital, IVP, Scale Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Alkeon Capital, Workday Ventures, Access Industries and Group 11.
– Funding will be used to continue Papaya’s rapid expansion and accelerate the recruitment of rapidly growing companies (pre/post IPO) and Fortune 5000 clients.
– Papaya, the global people management platform for the remote work era – which tripled its revenue in 2020 – provides a radically simple solution for managing and paying all types of global workers in full compliance, from onboarding to payments, in over 140 countries.

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