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TeleSoft Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Arjun Gupta


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Total investments 94
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 44
Rounds per year 3.62
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 28
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Data Center

TeleSoft Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The fund was created by Arjun Gupta. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the TeleSoft Partners, startups are often financed by Enterprise Partners, Battery Ventures, VentureTech Alliance. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, Battery Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Azure Capital Partners, Enterprise Partners.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Enterprise Software, Manufacturing. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline BayPackets, Nexant, CreekPath Systems Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite 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.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this TeleSoft Partners works on 1 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2000. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2006. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from TeleSoft Partners is 100-500 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$27M14 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States


Asset Management
Financial Services
Mobile Payments
Wealth Management
$8M14 Apr 2022 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico


Financial Services
$40M21 Mar 2022 Stamford, Connecticut, United States


$15M05 Oct 2021 California, United States

CircleIt Inc

Consumer Software
Legal Tech
$5M01 Sep 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


$13M15 Jul 2021 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


$1M12 Jul 2018 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Sales Automation
$1M05 May 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Calient Technologies

Cloud Computing
Consumer Electronics
Data Center
$14M26 Mar 2015 California, United States
CircleIt Raises $5.1 in Series A Funding

– CircleIt is a Chicago IL-based provider of a generational platform.
– The company raised $5.1M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by CircleIt founder Art Shaikh with participation from TeleSoft Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm led by Arjun Gupta, and private investor Connor Crown.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth and business reach.

Play2Pay Raises $13M in Series A Funding

– Play2Pay, a Miami FL-based mobile payments platform, raised $13M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Telesoft Partners with participation from Harbor Spring Capital, Ralph de la Vega, Tom Glocer, Jim Perry and Kris Canekeratne.
– The company intends to use the funds to rapid expansion by accelerating product development, hiring and partner engagement.


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