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Surge Ahead

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Total investments 159
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 107
Rounds per year 39.75
Lead investments 38
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • SaaS

Surge Ahead appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2019.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 participants. Despite the Surge Ahead, startups are often financed by Omidyar Network, Times Internet, SeedPlus. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network, Lightspeed Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital India, Tiger Global Management, RTP Global.

The fund is generally included in 25-48 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 77 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bulbulshop, Doubtnut, ShopUp. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Supply Chain Management
$11M15 Jan 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore


$6M12 Jan 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Tentang Anak

$4M06 Jan 2023 Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

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$2M18 Nov 2022 Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

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$2M16 Nov 2022 Krung Thep, Thailand

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$23M26 Oct 2022 -


Enterprise Software
$1M18 Oct 2022 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Financial Services
$18M01 Oct 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Machine Learning
$2M19 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


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