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  • Information firm Dealroom has actually ranked the top 10 venture capital companies buying Series A rounds worldwide.
  • Sequoia Capital, Accel, and Index Ventures topped the list, marking the supremacy of United States funds.
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Silicon Valley continues to dominate international tech investing.

Information from Dealroom published information on Wednesday ranking the top equity capital firms investing at Series A, the point at which start-ups take their considerable VC funding.

The ranking indicates that United States funds still over-index when it comes to effectively identifying and funding companies with the prospective to obtain multibillion-dollar appraisals.

Dealroom appointed points to firms based upon the number of startups valued at $1 billion in their portfolios, consisting of those that have a validated valuation through an IPO or sale. More speculatively, it appointed points based upon estimated “futurecorns”, startups whose valuation goes beyond $250 million, again including those which have actually left. Dealroom accorded points based on how actively the fund had actually invested in 2020.

Just one European investor made the top 10 most prominent investors worldwide– Index Ventures, which has bases in San Francisco and London and backed giants like Facebook, Etsy, and Dropbox. In Europe, it’s backed neo-bank Revolut and payments company Adyen.

Yoram Wijngaarde, founder and CEO of Dealroom, stated the truth that a number of the top US funds had set up shop in Europe over the last 18 months indicated the continent was “strongly on the international investor map.”

Here are the top 10 VC funds globally according to Dealroom:


Sequoia Capital

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Doug Leone, investor and managing partner at Sequoia Capital.

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Sequoia Capital tops the worldwide list for Series A according to Dealroom.


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Accel partner Sonali De Rycker.


Accel rolled into second location with 114 deals in2020 The Palo Alto-based fund also has significant operations in Europe through its London workplace and counts unicorn startups like Hopin, Monzo, UiPath, and recently public Bumble amongst its portfolio companies.

Kleiner Perkins

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Jackie Xu is a talent partner at Kleiner Perkins.

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Kleiner Perkins boasts 83 unicorns or $1 billion-plus exits to its name and counts Brex and Instacart among its current crop.

Andreessen Horowitz

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Andreessen Horowitz basic partners, Ben Horowitz and Marc Andreessen.

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Menlo Park’s Andreessen Horowitz, or a16 z, has actually developed an excellent portfolio considering that 2009 with significant names like Twitter. In 2020 a16 z led Series A rounds in Deel, Brightside and Uniswap and has a major financial investment in $100 billion startup Coinbase.

Index Ventures

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Index Ventures partner Danny Rimer.

Index Ventures.

San Francisco- and London-based Index Ventures has strong roots in both Europe and the United States, significantly backing soon-to-IPO food shipment firm Deliveroo. The company backed the Series A rounds for business such as Remote and in 2020 and counts Robinhood and Personio among its unicorns.


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Terri Burns is an investing partner at GV.


Previously known as Google Ventures, GV has actually made inroads into worldwide start-up financing because its starting in2009 Dealroom approximates that the fund has the second-largest number of future unicorns (141) in its portfolio among existing giants like Robinhood and Stripe.

Bessemer Venture Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners Tess Hatch, Swarm cofounder Sara Spangelo, OneWeb CEO Adrian Steckel

Bessemer Venture Partners Investor Tess Hatch, Swarm Technologies cofounder and CEO Sara Spangelo, and OneWeb CEO Adrian Steckel onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco2019

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Bessemer Venture Partners is another major US fund which has actually made inroads into Europe in recent years. The Linkedin-backers have 60 unicorns or $1 billion-plus exits in their portfolio, according to Dealroom. The fund led Series A rounds in Danish start-up Contractbooks and Tel Aviv-based Salto in2020

Founders Fund

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Founded in 2006 by PayPal and Palantir cofounder Peter Thiel and Napster creator Sean Parker, Founders Fund has backed some major gamers. Major companies in its portfolio consist of SpaceX, Brazilian fintech Nubank, and recently-public Affirm amidst 56 anticipated unicorns in the fund, according to Dealroom.

IDG Capital

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Jim Breyer, co-chairman at IDG Capital.

IDG Capital.

Established in Boston, MA, today headquartered in Beijing, IDG Capital is the only Asian fund in Dealroom’s top10 The company boasts major names like Chinese EV huge NIO and in its portfolio. The fund has 44 future unicorns in its portfolio, according to Dealroom.



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