Vertex Ventures

Founded 1988

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Total investments 407
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$26M
Portfolio companies 202
Rounds per year 6.67
Lead investments 107
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits 68
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Mobile
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

Verbit

Artificial Intelligence
Internet
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Late Stage Venture
157M08 Jun 2021 United States, New York

TaniHub

Agriculture
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Farming
Internet
Internet Retail
Marketplace
Other Commercial Services
Other Financial Services
Restaurants
Small and Medium Businesses
Trading Platform
Early Stage Venture
65M21 May 2021 Indonesia, Jakarta

Vee

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

Early Stage Venture
105M28 Apr 2021

Guesty

Information Technology
Property Management
Rental
Rental Property
Software
Late Stage Venture
50M27 Apr 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Turnkey Lender

B2B
Business/Productivity Software
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Financial Software
FinTech
Lending
SaaS
Software
6M20 Apr 2021 United States, Austin

Late Stage Venture
139M19 Apr 2021

Gitpod

Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Open Source
SaaS
Software
13M07 Apr 2021 Germany, Kiel

Seed
5M06 Apr 2021
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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... Read more
OwnBackup Approaches $3.35 Billion Valuation with Series E Investment; Expands its Leading Cloud-to-Cloud Data Protection to Microsoft
– OwnBackup has raised $240m in Series E funding. – The round was led by Alkeon Capital and B Capital Group, including a secondary investment in the company by BlackRock Private Equity Partners and Tiger Global. – Existing investors Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, and Vertex Ventures also participated. – The company has cumulatively raised nearly $500m, resulting in a $2bn valuation increase in six months. – OwnBackup plans to expand its comprehensive backup and recovery sol... Read more

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