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StepStone Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Thomas Keck


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Total investments 44
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 2.75
Lead investments 0
Exits 4
Key employees 47
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • FinTech

StepStone Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the La Jolla. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Thomas Keck. We also calculated 47 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the StepStone Group, startups are often financed by Upfront Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, Apax Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Upfront Ventures, Updata Partners, Trident Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Smac Partners, Intel Capital, Winslow Capital.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This StepStone Group works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Light, Invoca, Ingram Medical We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Photography, Marketing Automation. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sahajanand Medical Technologies

Developer Tools
Medical Device
09 Jan 2023 Surat, Gujarat, India

Spot AI

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Internet of Things
$40M17 Nov 2022 Los Altos, California, United States

Cloud Computing
Data Integration
Marketing Automation
Sales Automation
$40M27 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


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Fantasy Sports
$20M01 Sep 2022 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico


Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
$72M06 Jul 2022 Corona Del Mar, California, United States


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$8M30 Jun 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Pawlicy Advisor

Information Technology
$12M15 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States


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Cyber Security
$100M08 Jun 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
$47M06 Jun 2022 Heart of Missoula, Montana, United States


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