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Zephyr Management

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Thomas Barry


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Total investments 29
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 1.04
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Consulting

Zephyr Management appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1994. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Varthana, Shortlist, e2E RAIL. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Search Engine. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 24 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Zephyr Management is 10-50 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this Zephyr Management performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2019.

The fund was created by Thomas Barry. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Zephyr Management, startups are often financed by Alteria Capital, Alchemist Accelerator, Village Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are University Ventures, Omidyar Network, Accel. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Alteria Capital, Accel, Zephyr Acorn.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ed Partners

Financial Services
$1M22 Jun 2021 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya


$3M20 Jan 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Antara Health

Health Care
$2M01 Jan 2021 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Waterfield Advisors

$6M19 Dec 2019 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Alfilo Brands

Consumer Goods
$16M13 Oct 2019 Shanghai

Panasian Power

Electrical Distribution
Power Grid
Renewable Energy
$2M12 Jun 2019 Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

Shiksha Finance

Financial Services
$7M13 Feb 2019 Tamil Nadu

MPOWER Financing

Financial Services
Higher Education
$10M27 Nov 2018 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Asoko Insight

Business Development
Information Services
$3M06 Apr 2018 England


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