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WestCap

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Laurence A. Tosi

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Total investments 48
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$160M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 1.71
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits 1
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Blockchain
  • Travel
  • Gaming
Summary

The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the WestCap, startups are often financed by VentureFriends, Spark Capital, Structure Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Valor Equity Partners, iNovia Capital, Tao Capital Partners.

The fund was created by Laurence A. Tosi.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The average startup value when the investment from WestCap is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Travel, Adventure Travel. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Boatsetter.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bishop Fox

Consulting
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Information Services
Management Consulting
Network Security
Professional Services
Software Engineering
$46M15 Nov 2022 Tempe, Arizona, United States

AccessFintech

Financial Services
FinTech
Risk Management
$60M22 Sep 2022 New York, New York, United States

Flip Fit

E-Commerce
Fashion
Shopping
Social Media
$60M19 Jul 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Ledger Investing

Financial Services
Insurance
Marketplace
$75M22 Jun 2022 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Mothership

Freight Service
Logistics
Transportation
$76M10 May 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Point

Financial Services
Payments
Property Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$115M03 May 2022 -

Zupee

Apps
Digital Entertainment
Gambling
Gaming
Internet
$72M05 Jan 2022 Gurugram, Haryana, India

iCapital Network

Asset Management
Banking
Financial Services
Financial Software
FinTech
Vertical Market Software
$50M23 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

Found

Fitness
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$100M16 Dec 2021 -
News
WestCap and Peter Thiel-backed FLYR Labs closes $150M Series C

– FLYR Labs, a deep learning platform for airlines, raised $150m in Series C funding.
– The funding round was led by WestCap, with participation from Silver Lake Waterman, WndrCo, as well as Peter Thiel, Streamlined Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures and Gopher Asset Management.
– The company plans to use the funding to grow its core business and expand into other verticals.

Blueground Raises $180 Million in New Funding to Accelerate Growth as Demand Rises for Flexible Rentals

– Blueground announced that it has raised $180m in Series C financing.
– In this round, Blueground raised $140m in equity financing led by WestCap, with participation from Geolo Capital, VentureFriends, and Prime Ventures.
– In addition, Blueground raised a $40m debt facility from Silicon Valley Bank.
– Together with this new round, Blueground has raised a total of $258m.
– With more than 5,000 apartments across 15 major cities globally, Blueground is reinventing the future of living by making apartments available globally for people where they want, when they want, on the terms they want.
– Through its network of beautifully designed and fully furnished apartments, guests are able to stay in some of the most desirable neighborhoods and cities throughout the world for a month, a year, or more.

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