Square

Founders Buzz Andersen Jack Dorsey Jim McKelvey

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Total investments 21
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 1.62
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.10
Exits 3
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Mobile Apps
  • Apps
Summary

Square appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2009. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the San Francisco.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Square, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, Helion Venture Partners, GSF. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Helion Venture Partners, Y Combinator, Wipro Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Helion Venture Partners, Penske Automotive Group, Mitsui & Co.

The current fund was established by Jack Dorsey, Jim McKelvey. Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Apps, Mobile. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ridecell, Livspace, Trimian. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The high activity for fund was in 2016. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Square performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Stem Disintermedia

Accounting
FinTech
Internet
Music
Software
Video
$20M18 Apr 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Kyash

Banking
Credit Cards
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
$44M17 Mar 2022 Chiyoda, Japan

TRM Labs

Blockchain
$60M07 Dec 2021 Maryland, United States

Movii

Financial Services
$15M06 Oct 2021 Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Yellow Card

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
FinTech
Virtual Currency
$15M26 Sep 2021 Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Southern Bancorp

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
10 Jun 2021 Arkansas, United States

ŌURA

Health Care
Mobile Apps
Wearables
Wellness
$100M04 May 2021 Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Satispay

Apps
Banking
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
$109M20 Nov 2020 Milan, Lombardy, Italy

ŌURA

Health Care
Mobile Apps
Wearables
Wellness
$28M17 Mar 2020 Oulu

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