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Sumeru Equity Partners

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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 2.67
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 8
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile

The main office of represented VC is situated in the Foster City. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Sumeru Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Idinvest Partners, Claritas Capital, Chrysalis Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Silver Lake Sumeru, Silver Lake Partners, Iris Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Silver Lake Sumeru, Silver Lake Partners, Iris Capital.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016. Comparing to the other companies, this Sumeru Equity Partners performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Buildium, Criteria, Snow Software Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Data Integration, Data Center. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Market Research
$189M12 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
$326M12 Apr 2022 Fribourg, Switzerland


Delivery Service
E-Commerce Platforms
Food Delivery
Food Processing
Snack Food
$700M24 Jan 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Corporate Training
Human Resources
$200M21 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States


$15M20 Sep 2021 Shelton, Connecticut, United States


Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$100M08 Apr 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Automation/Workflow Software
Business/Productivity Software
Knowledge Management
Sales Automation
$200M01 Mar 2021 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Business/Productivity Software
Content Creators
Content Marketing
Graphic Design
Multimedia and Design Software
$100M23 Jul 2020 New York, United States


Information Technology
$100M15 Jul 2020 San Francisco, California, United States
Tasktop Raises $100M in Funding

– Tasktop is a Vancouver, BC-based value stream management (VSM) platform provider.
– Tasktop received $100m strategic investment from Sumeru Equity Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to accelerate growth and expand market leadership.
– Mik Kersten, Founder and CEO, remains at the helm of the company.


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