WestCap

Founded 1994
Founders Laurence A. Tosi

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Total investments 17
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$65M
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 0.63
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 1
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Travel
  • Apps
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Big Data
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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zupee

Apps
Digital Entertainment
Gambling
Gaming
Internet
1
$30M17 Aug 2021 India, Gurugram

SIMON

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Impact Investing
Information Technology
Software
1
$100M22 Jul 2021 United States, New York

Templum

Asset Management
Blockchain
Consulting
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
n/a
16 Jun 2021 United States, New York

Cerebral

Health Care
Medical
mHealth
Psychology
Wellness
1
$127M10 Jun 2021 United States, San Francisco

Mythical Games

Blockchain
Gaming
Video Games
1
$75M09 Jun 2021 United States, Los Angeles

Paxos

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
1
$300M29 Apr 2021 United States, New York

Torch.AI

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain
Consulting
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
1
$30M17 Mar 2021 United States, " United States"}

Analytics
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Enterprise Software
Information Services
Medical
Medical Device
1
$85M13 Jan 2021 United States, San Francisco

Zupee

Apps
Digital Entertainment
Gambling
Gaming
Internet
1
$10M08 Jan 2021 India, Gurugram
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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