Valor Equity Partners Founded 1995
Founders Antonio Gracias
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Total investments 98
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 1.92
Lead investments 19
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Stages of investment
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Consumer Goods

In 1995 was created Valor Equity Partners, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Chicago.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 participants. Despite the Valor Equity Partners, startups are often financed by DFJ, Craft Ventures, VantagePoint Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Craft Ventures, Founders Fund, DFJ. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VantagePoint Capital Partners, DFJ, Upfront Ventures.

The real fund results show that this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2012. Comparing to the other companies, this Valor Equity Partners performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The typical startup value when the investment from Valor Equity Partners is more than 1 billion dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SpaceX, SolarCity, Bird Rides. 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 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biopharma, Restaurants. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The current fund was established by Antonio Gracias. The overall number of key employees were 4.

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Notable deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
19 May 2021
Food and Beverage
3M12 May 2021 United States, Los Angeles
Crusoe Energy Systems
Oil and Gas
Early Stage Venture
128M26 Apr 2021 United States, Denver
Video Streaming
Early Stage Venture
25M22 Apr 2021 United States, Austin
Misfits Market
Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Late Stage Venture
200M21 Apr 2021 United States, Pennsauken
Mobile Apps
Social Media
Late Stage Venture
100M30 Mar 2021 United States, New York
Artificial Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Public Safety
Late Stage Venture
475M23 Mar 2021 United States, New York
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Risk Management
Late Stage Venture
175M17 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco
Xsight Labs
Machinery Manufacturing
Late Stage Venture
03 Mar 2021 Israel, Kiryat Gat
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