Warburg Pincus

Founded 1966


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Total investments 360
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 285
Rounds per year 6.55
Lead investments 78
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 97
Key employees 38
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Services
  • E-Commerce

Warburg Pincus is the famous VC, which was founded in 1966. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the New York. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

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. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ant Financial, WuXi AppTec, Go-Jek. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Energy, Enterprise Software.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Warburg Pincus is more than 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Warburg Pincus works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The overall number of key employees were 38.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Warburg Pincus, startups are often financed by The Vertical Group, Sequoia Capital China, Norwest Venture Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Temasek Holdings, Matrix Partners China, Sequoia Capital China. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tencent Holdings, The Vertical Group, Temasek Holdings.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


12 Aug 2021 Tampa, Florida, United States


Financial Services
$57M20 Jul 2021 Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
$153M13 Jul 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Ride Sharing
$500M09 Jul 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Food Safety Net Services

08 Jul 2021 San Antonio, Texas, United States

Insilico Medicine

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$255M22 Jun 2021 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
$150M09 Jun 2021 Massachusetts, United States


Delivery Service
Health Care
Medical Device
$56M03 Jun 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Aunt Bertha

$27M02 Jun 2021 Austin, Texas, United States
Quantexa raises $153M to build out AI-based big data tools to track risk and run investigations

– Quantexa, a London-based AI startup, raised $153m in Series D funding.
– The round was led by Warburg Pincus and joined by existing investors Dawn Capital, AlbionVC, Evolution Equity Partners (a specialist cybersecurity VC), HSBC, ABN AMRO Ventures and British Patient Capital.
– The company was valued between $800m and $900m.
– Quantexa got its start out of a gap in the market that Marria identified when he was working as a director at Ernst & Young tasked with helping its clients with money laundering and other fraudulent activity.
– It has now raised over $240m to date.

Insilico Medicine Raises $255 Million in Series C Financing Led by Warburg Pincus

– Insilico Medicine announced that it has closed a $255m Series C.
– The financing led by Warburg Pincus, and participated by current investors including Qiming Venture Partners, Pavilion Capital, Eight Roads Ventures, Lilly Asia Ventures, Sinovation Ventures, BOLD Capital Partners, Formic Ventures, Baidu Ventures, and new investors including CPE, OrbiMed, Mirae Asset Capital, B Capital Group, Deerfield Management, Maison Capital, Lake Bleu Capital, President International Development Corporation, Sequoia Capital China and Sage Partners.
– The financing will be used to progress Insilico Medicine’s current therapeutic programs into human clinical trials, initiate multiple new programs for novel and difficult targets, and further develop its AI and drug discovery capabilities.


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