UBS

Founded 1854
Founders Jan Brzezek

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Total investments 44
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$96M
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 0.26
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.09
Exits 12
Key employees 34
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Internet
  • Finance
Summary

UBS appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1854. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Zu00fcrich. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The average startup value when the investment from UBS is more than 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 11 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This UBS works on 6 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the UBS, startups are often financed by GV, Credit Suisse, Union Square Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Credit Suisse. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lazard Technology Partners, Goldman Sachs, Wall Street Technology Partners.

The fund was created by Jan Brzezek. We also calculated 35 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Trading Platform, Internet. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lu.com, Legendary Entertainment, Airtel Africa. The fund has no 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. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lynk

Consulting
Information Services
Information Technology
Knowledge Management
1
$5M01 Sep 2021 China, Hong Kong Island

BYJU’S

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Higher Education
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Secondary Education
Software
1
$350M12 Jun 2021 India, Bengaluru

Swixx Biopharma

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Life Science
n/a
$61M04 Mar 2021 Switzerland, " Switzerland"}

Autonomous Vehicles
Electric Vehicle
Food Delivery
Last Mile Transportation
Same Day Delivery
Transportation
1
$5M03 Mar 2021 United States, Pasadena

Axoni

Analytics
Blockchain
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
1
$31M01 Feb 2021 United States, New York

Pico

Advertising
Analytics
Asset Management
Cloud Infrastructure
Communications Infrastructure
Computer
Digital Media
Events
Financial Services
FinTech
SaaS
Service Industry
Software
Sports
1
$135M08 Dec 2020 United States, New York

Gnubiotics Sciences

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
1
$857K29 Jul 2020 Switzerland, " Switzerland"}

Houzy

Facility Management
Information Technology
Real Estate
Software
n/a
17 Jul 2020 Switzerland, Zurich

Cooking
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Nutrition
Organic Food
n/a
$300M01 May 2019 United States, Redwood City
News
FutureFuel.io Raises $10 Million Series A1 Round From the Investment Arms of Established Financial Services Entities Led by UBS

– FutureFuel.io, a student loan repayment platform that helps borrowers pay down debt quickly and efficiently, today announced a $10m Series A1 round, bringing its total Series A funding to $21.6M.
– This latest round was led by UBS, the world’s leading global wealth management firm, with additional participation from the investing arms of established technology, financial services, and insurance leaders, including new investor Aflac Ventures, and existing investors Fiserv, and Salesforce Ventures. Fiserv, Salesforce, and UBS are also customers of FutureFuel.io, leveraging the platform to address student debt within their workplace, as an employee benefit. All previous FutureFuel.io investors also participated in this round of funding, including Rethink Impact, Vulcan Capital, Breton, SixThirty, and the Impact Engine.

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