Vy Capital

Founded 2013
Founders Alexander tamash


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Total investments 44
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 47
Rounds per year 5.50
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 5

Areas of investment

  • Apps
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Marketplace

Vy Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Dubai. The company was established in Asia in United Arab Emirates.

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

The real fund results show that this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2006. Comparing to the other companies, this Vy Capital performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. When the investment is from Vy Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Service Industry, Internet. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Reddit, Zomato Media, Koudai Gouwu The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Vy Capital, startups are often financed by Info Edge, Sequoia Capital, Scott Belsky. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Social Capital, Craft Ventures, Valor Equity Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Andreessen Horowitz, Tiger Global Management.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$66M18 Aug 2021 United States, San Francisco


Health Care
Medical Device
$205M30 Jul 2021 United States, Fremont


Digital Media
Mobile Apps
$58M15 Jul 2021 India, Noida


$5M25 May 2021 United States, Chicago

Urban Company

Home Services
Service Industry
$188M27 Apr 2021 India, Gurugram


$300M24 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, London


Cyber Security
Information Technology
Risk Management
$175M17 Mar 2021 United States, San Francisco

Urban Company

Home Services
Service Industry
$5M25 Aug 2020 India, Gurugram


$2M15 Jul 2020 United States, Chicago
MobileCoin Raises $66m To Scale Its Simple, Safe, And Fast Payment Technology

– MobileCoin, a safe and easy digital payments ecosystem, today announced the closing of its $66m Series B to further develop MobileCoin technology.
– The round was led by Alameda Research, Berggruen Holdings, BlockTower Capital, Coinbase Ventures, General Catalyst, Marc Benioff’s TIME Ventures, and Vy Capital.
– This round will be used to further develop MobileCoin’s products, including MOBot, the first cryptocurrency chatbot payment system, the company’s Merchant Services buildout, and the rollout of its initial stablecoin, whose value will stay constant with the US dollar.

India’s Inshorts raises $60 million following Public social network app growth

– Indian startup Inshorts raised $60m in a new financing round.
– The round was led by Vy Capital and joined by existing investors.
– The company plans to use the funds to expand its business.


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