Silver Lake Waterman

Founded 1999


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

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

The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Comparing to the other companies, this Silver Lake Waterman performs on 6 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Silver Lake Waterman is more than 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Enterprise Software. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SnapLogic, OneLogin, Demandbase.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Silver Lake Waterman, startups are often financed by Scale Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Scale Venture Partners, Redpoint, Morgenthaler Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vitruvian Partners, Triangle Peak Partners, Top Tier Capital Partners.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Brand Marketing
Email Marketing
Marketing Automation
$125M05 Aug 2021 New York, New York, United States


Employee Benefits
Task Management
Virtual Workforce
$35M03 Aug 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Product Design
Product Management
UX Design
$150M26 Jul 2021 Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Carbon Health

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
Mobile Apps
$350M21 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Social Recruiting
$110M20 Jul 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Health Care
$127M10 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Management
IT Management
$105M23 Feb 2021 Virginia, United States


Data Integration
Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
$96M03 Feb 2021 San Diego, California, United States

Stack Overflow

Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Knowledge Management
$85M28 Jul 2020 New York, New York, United States
WestCap and Peter Thiel-backed FLYR Labs closes $150M Series C

– FLYR Labs, a deep learning platform for airlines, raised $150m in Series C funding.
– The funding round was led by WestCap, with participation from Silver Lake Waterman, WndrCo, as well as Peter Thiel, Streamlined Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures and Gopher Asset Management.
– The company plans to use the funding to grow its core business and expand into other verticals.

CreatorIQ Raises $40 Million In New Capital To Further Accelerate Its Global Influencer Marketing Software Leadership Position

– CreatorIQ, the trusted platform used by global brands like AB InBev, Disney, Sephora and Unilever, announced a new funding round by existing investors TVC Capital, Kayne Partners Fund, Affinity Group, and Unilever Ventures. Silver Lake Waterman also joined the round as a new investor.
– The new investment brings the company’s total capital raised to over $80 million.
– CreatorIQ – the trusted platform used by global brands like AB InBev, Disney, Sephora and Unilever – will use the funding to further accelerate the leadership position of its Creator Intelligence Cloud, with a focus on e-commerce and measurement.


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