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StepStone Group

Founders Thomas Keck

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Total investments 56
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$72M
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 3.29
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.04
Exits 4
Key employees 47
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
Summary

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

Rasa

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Software
Virtual Assistant
$30M14 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

DuploCloud

Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
IT Infrastructure
$32M29 Nov 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Bowery Valuation

Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
SaaS
Software
$16M18 Jul 2023 New York, New York, United States

Trullion

Accounting
Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
Software
$15M19 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States

Everstream Analytics

Logistics
Procurement
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
$50M04 Apr 2023 Troisdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

env0

Cloud Data Services
Information Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$18M29 Mar 2023 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Spot AI

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

tray.io

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

Draftea

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

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Total investments 56
Average round size 72M
Rounds per year 3.29
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 3
Follow on index 0.04
Exits 4
Group Appearance index 0.96

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Rasa

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Software
Virtual Assistant
$30M14 Feb 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

DuploCloud

Cloud Computing
Developer APIs
IT Infrastructure
$32M29 Nov 2023 San Jose, California, United States

Bowery Valuation

Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
SaaS
Software
$16M18 Jul 2023 New York, New York, United States

Trullion

Accounting
Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
FinTech
Machine Learning
Software
$15M19 Apr 2023 New York, New York, United States

Everstream Analytics

Logistics
Procurement
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
$50M04 Apr 2023 Troisdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

env0

Cloud Data Services
Information Services
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$18M29 Mar 2023 Sunnyvale, California, United States

Spot AI

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

tray.io

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

Draftea

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