Wharton Equity Partners

Founded 1987
Founders Peter C. Lewis

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Total investments 2
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$13M
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.06
Lead investments 0
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Public Safety
  • Business/Productivity Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Machine Learning
Summary

Wharton Equity Partners is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1987. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Public Safety, Software. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Dataminr

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Wharton Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Andreas Wuerfel, Viceroy Ventures, GSV Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GSV Capital, Deep Fork Capital, Viceroy Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, IVP (Institutional Venture Partners), WorldQuant Ventures LLC.

The top activity for fund was in 2013. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Latch

Apps
Hardware
Security
Smart Home
Software
$10M10 Feb 2016 New York, New York, United States

Dataminr

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Public Safety
Risk Management
Software
$16M24 Sep 2012 New York, United States
News
Robotics-powered ‘microfulfillment’ startup Fabric raises $200M

– Fabric, a startup developing a “microfulfillment” automation platform for retailers, announced that it raised $200m in series C funding led by Temasek with participation from Koch Disruptive Technologies, Union Tech Ventures, Harel Insurance & Finance, Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, KSH Capital, Princeville Capital, Wharton Equity, and others.
– With a valuation of over $1bn and $336m in capital raised to date, Fabric plans to expand its headcount and build a network of microfulfillment centers across major cities in the U.S.

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