General Atlantic

General Atlantic

A private equity firm in New York that focuses on providing capital and strategic support for growth companies.

General Atlantic is a private equity firm in New York that focuses on providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. Founded 1980 in New York, United States, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, private equity, seed, series B, series A, and series D rounds. Its portfolio companies include Accolade, Nubank, and Axial Biotherapeutics. As of March 2020, General Atlantic has made 241 investments. Their most recent investment was on March 2, 2020, when Immunocore raised $130M. General Atlantic has had 82 exits, the most notable of which include Facebook, Alibaba Group, and Lenovo. The firm seeks to invest in the financial services, media, healthcare, big data, SaaS, communications and electronics, energy and resources sectors.

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1980
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Funded Companies

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Ginkgo Bioworks

Ginkgo Bioworks is a biotechnology company using machine learning techniques and lab automation to engineer microorganisms as a service.

A bank offering online banking services with no user no bank fees, and an option to receive direct deposit up to two days early. Chris Britt and Ryan King founded Chime in 2013, and the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

An online shopping website based in the United States selling clothing and home decor.

A company operating an online marketplace for products such as mobile devices, electronics, apparel and accessories.

OpenDoor is a San Francisco-based real estate technology company offering virtual and streamlined real estate buying and selling founded in 2014 by Keith Rabois, Eric Wu, JD Ross and Ian Wong.

Grove Collaborative is an online, subscription-based retailer selling natural home and health products.

QuintoAndar is a Brazilian company who offers an online rental platform which allows renters to find a rental without a co-signer, deposit or rental insurance and offers landlords protection against insolvent renters.

A company offering a cloud platform for digital product creators and product development teams.

A food ingredients company that uses biotechnology to brew proteins and nutrients, for more delicious and sustainable foods.

Samsara is a company developing and building sensor systems that utilizes wireless sensors with remote networking and cloud-based analytics, founded by John Bicket and Sanjit Biswas

Allonnia is developing a new solution intended for waste remediation and management.

Wish (formerly ContextLogic) is a company providing an e-commerce platform that allows users to shop for discounted products and have them delivered to their homes. It was founded in 2011 and is located in San Francisco, California.

An education technology company that has created a platform where students can create review games for the content which they are studying It was founded in 2007 and is located in San Francisco, California.

NetEase Cloud Music is a company with an online music platform and offers streaming services. It was founded in 2013 and is located in Beijing, China.

An online marketplace to buy & sell verified authentic sneakers, streetwear, handbags, and watches.

Hexaware Technologies Limited (HTL) (BSE: 532129, NSE: HEXT) is an information technology and business process outsourcing service provider company based in Navi Mumbai, India, founded in 1990.

Avant is a company operating an online platform providing users access to personal loans. It utilizes big data and machine learning algorithms.

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Robbert Vorhoff

Managing Director and Global Head of Healthcare

Yong Hak Huh

Special Advisor

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Axial Biotherapeutics

Accolade

Nubank

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Josh Scott
April 1, 2021
BetaKit
Germany's Staffbase has secured $145 million following the firm's recent merger with Kelowna, British Columbia-based startup Bananatag.
Mike Butcher
March 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Staffbase, which provides an intranet-style internal communications platform for companies, has raised a $145 million (€122 million) financing round led by General Atlantic, a growth equity firm. Existing investors Insight Partners and e.ventures also participated in the round. Started in Chemnitz in Germany in 2014, Staffbase has managed to onboard over 1,000 clients including Adidas, [...]
Mike Butcher
March 30, 2021
TechCrunch
Staffbase, which provides an intranet-style internal communications platform for companies, has raised a $145 million (€122 million) financing round led by General Atlantic, a growth equity firm. Existing investors Insight Partners and e.ventures also participated in the round. Started in Chemnitz in Germany in 2014, Staffbase has managed to onboard over 1,000 clients including Adidas, [...]
Dan Taylor
March 29, 2021
Tech.eu
Chemnitz-based employee engagement firm Staffbase has received $145 million in a financing round led by growth equity firm General Atlantic. Existing investors Insight Partners and e.ventures also participated with KIZOO and Capnamic Ventures remaining invested. As part of the deal Achim Berg, Operating Partner at General Atlantic and President of Bitkom will join the Staffbase [...]
Biotheus Inc.
March 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Biotheus has announced the successful completion of a fourth round of financing, co-led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity...
Mary Ann Azevedo
February 9, 2021
TechCrunch
Jüsto, an online supermarket based in Mexico City, announced Tuesday it has raised $65 million in Series A round led by General Atlantic. The amount is sizable for a Series A in general, but supersized for a LatAm startup. In fact, according to Pitchbook data cited by General Atlantic, the round represents the largest Series [...]
Alex Wilhelm
December 21, 2020
TechCrunch
Here in the final few working days of 2020, a surprising number of new unicorns have come to light. The mad scramble that investors are seeing in seed-stage startups appears to be reflected across the later stages as well. That deal-making is still alive is not a surprise, but the cadence at which the market [...]
Swaraj Singh Dhanjal
December 13, 2020
DealStreetAsia
General Atlantic had invested $130 million in 2018 in KIMS.
Omar Faridi
November 7, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Private equity fund administrator Gen II Fund has received an investment from General Atlantic, Hg, IHS Markit.
Christine Hall
July 8, 2020
Crunchbase News
The company will use the new investment to grow its on-demand and scheduled visits platform for medical and behavioral health services.
May 17, 2020
Livemint
This is the fourth big investment by a global giant in Jio in less than four weeks.The new investment into Jio Platforms will add to the $8 bn deal run that RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani has sealed in recent weeks
Samreen Ahmad
April 16, 2020
@bsindia
Ranging from rental, sale, or resale, to post transaction services like loans, packers and movers, legal documentation, online rent payment, interiors, NoBroker offers a bouquet of real estate service
Manish Singh
April 16, 2020
TechCrunch
NoBroker, a Bangalore-based startup that helps those looking to rent or buy an apartment connect directly with property owners, has extended its previous financing round to add $30 million to it. General Atlantic has invested $30 million in NoBroker's Series D round, which the startup unveiled in November last year. The round, now closed at [...]
Samreen Ahmad
February 19, 2020
@bsindia
Edtech firm raises $110 mn in round led by General Atlantic, with participation from Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy, udaan co-founder Sujeet Kumar among others
Peerzada Abrar
February 7, 2020
@bsindia
GA is an existing investor in the Bengaluru-based firm
Manish Singh
February 7, 2020
TechCrunch
Indian education startup Byju's said on Friday that General Atlantic, an existing investor in the startup, has pumped additional money to join the new ongoing financing round. While the startup did not disclose the size of General Atlantic's check, a person familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that it had invested $200 million in the [...]
BS Reporter
December 2, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about General Atlantic names former Union Bank chief M V Nair chairman of KFin on Business Standard. Nair is the current chairman of TransUnion CIBIL and also an advisor to a few private equities- and venture capital-funded companies in India.
Meagan Simpson
October 22, 2019
BetaKit
Benevity, a global leader in corporate social responsibility has raised $40 million in a Series C round of funding.
Ingrid Lunden
June 7, 2019
TechCrunch
The rising popularity of omni-channel commerce -- selling to customers wherever they happen to be spending time online -- has spawned an army of shopping tools and platforms that are giving legacy retail websites and marketplaces a run for their money. Now, one of the faster growing of these is announcing an impressive round of [...]
Pramugdha Mamgain
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DealStreetAsia
Private equity firm Everstone announced recently that it has sold its entire 70% stake in Rubicon to a global private equity player.
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