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WP Global Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Donald Phillips


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Total investments 28
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 1.65
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
  • Health Care
  • Food Processing
  • Farming
  • Mobile

WP Global Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Chicago.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ginger, Illumitex, BrightFarms. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Marketing, Data Integration.

When the investment is from WP Global Partners the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2015.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the WP Global Partners, startups are often financed by NGEN Partners, Khosla Ventures, Emil Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NGEN Partners, Tao Capital Partners, New Enterprise Associates. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by NGEN Partners, Catalyst Investors, SharesPost Investment Management.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Augmented Reality
Graphic Design
$1M21 Jul 2022 Sacramento, California, United States


Health Care
Medical Device
$65M16 Nov 2020 Mountain View, California, United States


03 Oct 2019 Texas, United States


Electric Vehicle
Health Care
$35M04 Sep 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

SmartSky Networks

Communication Hardware
Web Hosting
$43M06 Feb 2019 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Medical Device
30 Nov 2018 San Antonio, Texas, United States


Food Processing
$55M28 Jun 2018 New York, United States


Energy Efficiency
$4M05 Jun 2017 Austin, Texas, United States


Food and Beverage
26 May 2017 California, United States
Ginger Announces $100 Million Series E Financing from Blackstone to Bring Value-Based Mental Healthcare to Millions of Employees and Health Plan Members

– Ginger, the on-demand mental health company, announced a $100m Series E financing round led by funds managed by Blackstone Growth.
– The round was led by Blackstone Growth and includes existing investors from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Cigna Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Advance Ventures Partners, Khosla Ventures, Health Velocity Capital, City Light Capital, and WP Global Partners.
– This latest round of investment will bring the company’s total funding to over $220m on the heels of approximately 3x revenue growth over the past year.
– Over 10m people have access to Ginger in over 40 countries around the world through the company’s partnerships with innovative employers, health plans, and strategic partners.


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