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Taurus Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 28
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 0
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

Taurus Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Francisco.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 7-8 partakers. Despite the Taurus Ventures, startups are often financed by eLab Accelerator, Sazze, QueensBridge Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vy Capital, Strong Ventures, Social Leverage. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Strong Ventures, ID Ventures.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2016.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, Farming. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Soomgo, ProducePay. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. 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 requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Driffle

E-Commerce
$3M08 Nov 2022 -

Shipmates

E-Commerce
$2M08 Sep 2022 Makati, Manila, Philippines

Kaito

Artificial Intelligence
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Software
$5M17 Aug 2022 Seattle, Washington, United States

Better Opinions

Financial Services
$2M22 Jul 2022 Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Showplace

Advertising
Content
Marketing
$2M07 Jun 2022 California, United States

WISE App

Apps
Education
Software
$5M27 Jan 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Tigerhall

E-Learning
Education
Information Technology
Internet
Knowledge Management
$7M01 Dec 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Early Steps Academy

E-Learning
$1M24 Nov 2021 Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Farmacare

Pharmaceutical
Software
22 Oct 2021 Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
News
Revenue-based financing startup Jenfi raises $6.3M to focus on high-growth Southeast Asian companies

– Jenfi, a Singapore-based startup, raised $6.3m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures and joined by Korea Investment Partners, Golden Equator Capital, 8VC, ICU Ventures and Taurus Ventures.
– The company previously raised $25m in debt financing from San Francisco-based Arc Labs.
– Jenfi works primarily with “digital-native” companies, including SaaS providers and e-commerce sellers.
– It claims that the average Jenfi customer experienced compounded sales growth of about 26.5% over three months, 60% over six months and 156% over 12 months.

Vara raises $4.8M from investors like Go Ventures and Sequoia India’s Surge to digitize Indonesian SMEs’ payrolls

– Vara, a payroll management startup, raised $4.8m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Go Ventures, RTP Global, AlphaJWC, Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, FEBE Ventures and Taurus Ventures.
– The company is focused on making staff management easier for small businesses and their workers.
– It has features to track attendance, calculate salaries and worker loans and disburse payroll.

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