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Total investments 59
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 4.54
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • Finance
  • Payments

Stripe is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2010. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the San Francisco.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Stripe, startups are often financed by Passion Capital, Jeremy Yap, Thrive Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are General Catalyst, Y Combinator, Thrive Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by General Catalyst, Y Combinator, Vy Capital.

This organization was formed by John Collison, Patrick Collison. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Bitcoin, PaaS. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Monzo, Pilot, PayMongo. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The typical startup value when the investment from Stripe is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$3M30 Nov 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


$4M22 Aug 2022 -


Asset Management
Financial Services
Impact Investing
Information Services
$40M13 Jul 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Emarketing Solutions

$195K30 Jun 2022 Portland, Oregon, United States

Dream Business System

Digital Marketing
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$577K03 Jun 2022 Torrance, California, United States


$3M09 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


Information Technology
$131K30 Apr 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt


Financial Services
$200M21 Mar 2022 New York, New York, United States

Check Technologies

Information Technology
$75M16 Feb 2022 New York, New York, United States
Sequoia Heritage, Stripe and others invest $200M in African fintech Wave at $1.7B valuation

– Wave, a U.S. and Senegal-based mobile money provider, raised $200m in Series A funding.
– The investment is the largest-ever Series A round for the region, and it values Wave at $1.7bn.
– The round was led by Sequoia Heritage, an endowment-style fund and a separate entity that operates independently under the Sequoia brand; Founders Fund; payments giant Stripe; and Ribbit Capital.
– Other investors include Partech Africa and Sam Altman, the former CEO of Y Combinator and current CEO of OpenAI.

Balance Raises $25M in Series A Funding

– Balance is a San Francisco, CA-based payments experience platform for B2B eCommerce.
– Company raised $25m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Ribbit Capital, with participation from Avid Ventures as well as existing investors Lightspeed Ventures, Stripe, Y Combinator Continuity Fund, SciFi VC and UpWest, and individuals Jacqueline Reses (formerly Head of Square Capital) as well as additional early employees and executives from Square, Plaid, Coinbase, Stripe, and PayPal.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding the company’s business reach.


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