TA Associates

Founded 1968

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Total investments 241
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$38M
Portfolio companies 224
Rounds per year 4.55
Lead investments 64
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 127
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
Summary

In 1968 was created TA Associates, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the TA Associates, startups are often financed by Intel Capital, WR Hambrecht, Summit Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Summit Partners, True North, Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by General Atlantic, iEurope Capital, Visa.

We also calculated 13 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cboe Global Markets, Accruent, Metro by T-Mobile. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Software. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

Comparing to the other companies, this TA Associates performs on 18 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from TA Associates is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 45 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Mediaocean

Advertising
Analytics
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
n/a
31 Aug 2021 United States, New York

PDQ

Computer
Software
1
24 Aug 2021 United States, Salt Lake City

Apex Group

Asset Management
Financial Services
1
17 Jun 2021 Bermuda, " Bermuda"}

Stackline

Analytics
E-Commerce
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
Software
1
$130M08 Jun 2021 United States, Seattle

Radiant Logic

Enterprise Software
Identity Management
Software
Virtualization
1
10 May 2021 United States, " United States"}

Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Software
1
$100M16 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}

Betashares Capital

Asset Management
Financial Services
n/a
07 Mar 2021 Australia, Sydney

Backstage

Film Production
Media and Entertainment
Music
1
22 Feb 2021 United States, New York

DL Software

App Marketing
Software
n/a
08 Feb 2021 France, Paris
News
PDQ Receives Growth Investment from TA Associates

– PDQ.com, a Salt Lake City, UT-based provider of IT asset management software for small and medium-sized businesses, received an investment from TA Associates.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– TA, together with the PDQ founders and executive management team, plan to accelerate PDQ’s growth as the company aims to expand its portfolio of easy-to-use IT asset management and scanning software solutions.

Stackline Secures $130M Strategic Investment from TA Associates

– Stackline, a Seattle, WA-based technology company that builds subscription-based ecommerce tools for thousands of the largest consumer brands and retailers, received a $130m strategic investment from TA Associates.
– The investment follows a $50m investment from the Growth Equity team within Goldman Sachs Asset Management in November 2020.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue growing its product offerings and expanding its global presence.

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