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Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Dee Hock


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Total investments 95
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 83
Rounds per year 1.46
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 18
Key employees 9

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Payments
  • Finance
  • Mobile Payments

In 1958 was created Visa, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the San Francisco. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Payments, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Stripe, DocuSign, Ariba.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Visa, startups are often financed by Spark Capital, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Sequoia Capital, Index Ventures, CommerzVentures GmbH. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tiger Global Management, ICONIQ Capital, Goldman Sachs.

The top activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from Visa is more than 1 billion dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Visa performs on 8 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Dee Hock. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Car IQ

Financial Services
$15M07 Feb 2023 San Francisco, California, United States


Financial Services
$45M31 Jan 2023 Golden, Colorado, United States

Sileon Tech

Financial Services
$1M19 Dec 2022 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden


Developer APIs
Financial Services
Mobile Payments
$4M26 Sep 2022 Alandur, Tamil Nadu, India


$51M20 Sep 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

African Women Impact Fund

08 Aug 2022 -

Global Processing Services

Credit Cards
Debit Cards
Financial Services
Information Technology
Transaction Processing
22 Jul 2022 NA - Isle of Man, Middle, Isle of Man


Financial Services
$6M20 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


$6M19 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
Nium crosses $1B valuation with $200M Riverwood Capital-led round

– B2B payments platform Nium raised $200m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by Riverwood Capital and joined by Temasek, Visa, Vertex Ventures, Atinum Capital, Beacon Venture Capital and Rocket Capital Investment.
– Including the new funding, Nium has raised $300m to date.

Hive Announces Series D Funding to Unlock the Next Wave of Intelligent Automation with AI

– Hive, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise AI solutions to power the next wave of intelligent automation, announced $85 million in new funding, bringing the company’s total funding to $121 million. The funding values the company at $2 billion.
Glynn Capital led the $50 million Series D round, with participation from returning investors including General Catalyst, Tomales Bay Capital, Jericho Capital, and Bain & Company, among others. This funding round doubles the company’s valuation from an earlier $35 million Series C round led by Tomales Bay Capital in 2020 that included new strategic investments from Bain & Company and Visa.


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