Vertex Ventures

Founded 1988

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Total investments 340
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$26M
Portfolio companies 258
Rounds per year 10.30
Lead investments 98
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 75
Key employees 17
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Vertex Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1988.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Vertex Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Vertex Ventures performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Internet, SaaS. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GrabTaxi, Horizon Robotics, 91 Boyuan Wireless. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Vertex Ventures, startups are often financed by Pitango Venture Capital, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Giza Venture Capital, Gemini Israel Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures HC, Gemini Israel Ventures.

The overall number of key employees were 17.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sayata Labs

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Insurance
Security
1
$17M25 Aug 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

OwnBackup

Cloud Computing
Cloud Security
Data Storage
Enterprise Software
SaaS
1
$240M10 Aug 2021 United States, " United States"}

Aruna

Communities
1
$29M22 Jul 2021 Indonesia, Jakarta

NEIWAI

Consumer Goods
Fashion
Lingerie
Retail
Women's
1
$100M15 Jul 2021 China, Shanghai

Warung Pintar

Commercial
Communities
Information Technology
Retail
Retail Technology
Security
Software
1
$6M07 Jul 2021 Indonesia, Jakarta

Vee

Apps
Human Resources
Mobile
SaaS
Social Impact
Software
1
$2M01 May 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
1
$105M28 Apr 2021 United States, San Diego

Guesty

Information Technology
Property Management
Rental
Rental Property
Software
1
$50M27 Apr 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Turnkey Lender

B2B
Business/Productivity Software
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Financial Software
FinTech
Lending
SaaS
Software
n/a
$6M20 Apr 2021 United States, Austin
News
GrowthSpace Raises $15M in Series A Funding

– GrowthSpace is a New York-based company focused on personalized talent development programs.
– The company raised $15m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by M12 and Vertex Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to grow the team globally and expand its technology, which connects employees to relevant experts at scale.

Customer success platform EverAfter raises $13M

– EverAfter, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based customer success platform, announced that it raised $13 million in seed funding contributed by TLV Partners and Vertex Ventures, with participation from Benny Shneider, Zohar Gilon, and Amit Gilon.
– The proceeds will be put toward expanding the company’s workforce, CEO Noa Danon says, as well as growing EverAfter’s product footprint.
– In the coming years, 89% of businesses are expected to compete mainly on customer experience, according to Gartner — a stat highlighting the importance of customer retention.
– Attracting a new customer is on average 6 to 7 times more expensive than retaining a current one, and the churn associated with customer onboarding and retention are estimated to reach $136 billion annually in the U.S.

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