Square Peg Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Barry Brott Justin Liberman Paul Bassat Tony Holt


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Total investments 108
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 10.80
Lead investments 32
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Exits 9
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • SaaS

Square Peg Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The fund was located in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Melbourne.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Square Peg Capital, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Sequoia Capital, Jungle Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are 500 Startups, Valar Ventures, Matt Rockman. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Blackbird Ventures (Australia), General Catalyst, Valar Ventures.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Enterprise Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Uber, Stripe, Canva. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Barry Brott, Justin Liberman, Paul Bassat, Tony Holt. The overall number of key employees were 9.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. When the investment is from Square Peg Capital the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2013. The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Square Peg Capital works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Graphic Design
Web Design
$37M03 May 2022 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Neuron Mobility

Mobile Apps
Virtual Reality
$43M27 Apr 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Financial Services
$73M02 Mar 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


3D Technology
Artificial Intelligence
$29M17 Feb 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel


Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
$22M02 Feb 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Artificial Intelligence
$40M27 Jan 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Information Technology
$949K18 Jan 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Financial Services
$55M12 Jan 2022 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia


Financial Services
$20M05 Jan 2022 Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
AI model optimization startup Deci raises $21M

– Tel Aviv, Israel-based Deci, a company developing a platform to optimize machine learning models, announced that it raised $21 million in a series A round led by Insight Partners with participation from Square Peg, Emerge, Jibe Ventures, Samsung Next, Vintage Investment Partners, and Fort Ross Ventures.
– The investment, which comes a year after Deci’s $9.1 million seed round, brings the company’s total capital raised to $30.1 million and will be used to support growth by expanding sales, marketing, and service operations, according to CEO Yonatan Geifman.

Sternum Closes $27M Series B Funding

– Sternum from Tel Aviv develops a scalable platform to bring security, observability and data capture to every IoT device.
– Series B $27m round was led by Spark Capital with participation from existing investors Square Peg Capital, the Hinrich Foundation, btov, and other private investors.
– The new investment will be used for R&D – to advance its scalable platform – and for team expansion as the company ramps up global go-to-market efforts.


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