Valar Ventures Raises $150M For Fund V

Valar Ventures, a New York­-based venture capital firm, raised $150m for its Fund V.

Valar Fund V – the firm’s largest flagship venture capital fund raised to date by the firm – was backed by 57 investors.

Have a look at the SEC filing here

Founded by Andrew McCormack, James Fitzgerald and Peter Thiel (which is not included neither in the website nor in the SEC filing), Valar is a venture capital firm with a core thesis indicating that a number of transformative technology companies are being started outside of Silicon Valley, and that the founders of those companies would benefit from having a partner that understands their unique challenges and opportunities and can help them achieve optimal growth while retaining substantial equity and control. The firm can also follow-on significantly as a business scales.

The team, which also includes Operating Partner Reuben Kobulnik, has already invested in popular startups such as:
– TransferWise
– N26
– Stash
– Qonto
– Xero
– Taxfix
– Octane Lending
– Cluno
– Jetty
– Petal
– Breather
– Kalo
– Coya
– Bestow
– LoanStreet
– BlockFi,
among others.



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