SEEK Ltd.

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Andrew Bassat Matt Rockman Paul Bassat

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Total investments 38
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$34M
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 1.58
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.45
Exits 5
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Human Resources
  • Employment
  • SaaS
  • Internet
  • Software
Summary

In 1997 was created SEEK Ltd., which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Melbourne. The fund was located in Australia.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this SEEK Ltd. works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

This organization was formed by Andrew Bassat, Matt Rockman, Paul Bassat.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the SEEK Ltd., startups are often financed by OneVentures, Transition Level Investments, Santiago Schettini. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Valor Capital Group, OneVentures, FJ Labs. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Valor Capital Group, OneVentures.

The fund has exact preference 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 most successful fund investment fields, there are Employment, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight One Africa Media, SWITCH, Sidekicker. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Australia.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

MyTutor

E-Commerce
E-Learning
Education
Tutoring
$20M13 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Hireup

Internet
Internet of Things
Online Portals
Outsourcing
$29M15 Aug 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Employment Hero

Employee Benefits
Employment
Finance
Human Resources
Management Information Systems
SaaS
$102M20 Jul 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Go1

Business Development
Corporate Training
E-Learning
Education
SaaS
Software
Training
$200M19 Jul 2021 Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia

Employment Hero

Employee Benefits
Employment
Finance
Human Resources
Management Information Systems
SaaS
$32M01 Mar 2021 Australia, New South Wales

Jobandtalent

Business/Productivity Software
Employment
Information Services (B2C)
Marketplace
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Staffing Agency
$103M08 Jan 2021 Community of Madrid

Hibob

Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$70M10 Dec 2020 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Coursera

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Internet
$130M17 Jul 2020 Mountain View, California, United States

Sidekicker

Communities
Consumer
Events
Human Resources
$7M03 Jul 2020 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
News
Go1 raises $200M at a $1B+ valuation to boost its curated enterprise learning platform

– Go1, a learning and development platform for enterprises, raised $200m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2, AirTree Ventures and Salesforce Ventures co-led this Series D, with Blue Cloud Ventures, Larsen Ventures, Madrona Venture Group, Microsoft’s M12, SEEK, TEN13 and Scott Shleifer and John Curtius from Tiger Global also participating.
– The company has raised $80m in total funding.
– The company has 3.5 million users and more than 1,600 enterprises globally as customers.

Australia-based Employment Hero raises $45M AUD for its global expansion

– Employment Hero, a human resources platform, raised $45m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by SEEK, with participation from OneVentures and AirTreeVentures, and new investor Salesforce Ventures.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand into new markets including Southeast Asia.

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