Valar Ventures is a venture capital firm from New York, United States that invests in early and late stage ventures. Founded in 2010 by Andrew McCormack, James Fitzgerald, and Peter Thiel, it connects with its partners around the world. It specifically invests in transformative technology companies, especially those that have unique challenges and opportunities.
Valar Ventures usually invests in high-margin, fast-growing technology companies with huge market opportunities. Its portfolio includes TransferWise (a peer-to-peer currency exchange service), Stash (for investors), N26 (a new European bank), Qonto (digital banking services), Even (bank app), Xero (cloud accounting software), Taxfix (digital tax accountant), Cluno (car ownership), Octane Lending (powersports equipment financing) and others.
TransferWise is a company that offers money transfers services founded by Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus
Homie is a South Jordan, Utah-based company founded in 2014 by Dan Might, Johnny Hanna, Matt Thorne, Mike Peregrina and Mike Trionfo.
A company offering an artificially intelligent software application for managing personal insurance.
Petal is a New York City-based company founded in 2016 by Jack Arenas, Andrew Endicott, Jason Gross and David Ehrich.
A blockchain platform for high-interest crypto accounts and low-cost credit products.
Stash is a New York City-based digital investing and banking platform.
ContaAzul is a South Carolina-based company founded by João Augusto Zaratine, Vinicius Roveda Gonçalves, José Carlos Sardagna and Marcelo dos Santos.
canaopy Labs is a company providing a customer analytics platform for small and medium size businesses. It participated in the S12 cohort of Y Combinator.
Bestow is a Dallas-based insurance company founded in 2016 by Jonathan Abelmann.
Career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals.
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