Valar Ventures Founded 2010
Founders Andrew McCormack James Fitzgerald Peter Thiel
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Total investments 98
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 3.82
Lead investments 25
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Financial Services

Valar Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2010. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

This organization was formed by Andrew McCormack, James Fitzgerald, Peter Thiel. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight N26, TransferWise, Cluno. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Banking, Insurance.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Valar Ventures, startups are often financed by 500 Startups, Goodwater Capital, Square Peg Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Third Prime, Goodwater Capital, Square Peg Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Goodwater Capital, Square Peg Capital, Breyer Capital.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Valar Ventures works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Valar Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 32 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Small and Medium Businesses
Early Stage Venture
60M10 Jun 2021 Indonesia, Jakarta
Financial Services
Mobile Apps
Early Stage Venture
14M08 Jun 2021 United States, New York
Financial Services
5M03 May 2021 United States, Miami
Financial Services
Venture Capital
10M24 Mar 2021 India, Bengaluru
Early Stage Venture
25M22 Mar 2021
Debit Cards
Financial Services
Early Stage Venture
170M16 Mar 2021 Austria, Vienna
Late Stage Venture
350M11 Mar 2021
Early Stage Venture
24M14 Jan 2021
Early Stage Venture
100M07 Jan 2021 United States, " United States"}
Vauld Raises $25M in Series A Funding
– Vauld is a global platform for building wealth with crypto based in Bangalore, India. – Series A funding of $25m was led by Valar Ventures and attracted Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, CMT Digital, Gumi Cryptos, Robert Leshner, Cadenza Capital and others. – The new investment will be used to build out its team and further its global expansion. Read more
Investment app Syfe raises $30M Series B led by returning investor Valar Ventures
– Singapore-based Syfe, a robo-advisor app, raised $30m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Valar Ventures and joined by Presight Capital and Unbound. – It brings Syfe’s total raised so far to $52.4m since it was founded in 2017. – The startup did not disclose its Series B post-money valuation. Read more
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