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Valar Ventures

Valar Ventures

A venture capital firm from New York that invests in high-margin, fast-growing technology companies with huge market opportunities

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.

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October 1, 2010
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Tony Zerucha
August 4, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ Crypto Wealth Platform Vauld Raises $25M, Thiel-Backed VC Firm Leads Raise. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
Peerzada Abrar
July 29, 2021
@bsindia
Firm said it has seen 124.4% QoQ growth in AUM from 1Q21 to 2Q21. Vauld will leverage the capital to build its team, aiming to fill at least a hundred new roles and further its global expansion
Ashwin Ramarathinam
July 29, 2021
mint
Funds from the round will be used to fuel the Singapore-based startup's international growth and licensing, as well as help expand its retail crypto banking and investing platform
Ingrid Lunden
June 16, 2021
TechCrunch
Small businesses have traditionally been underserved when it comes to IT -- they are too big and have too many requirements that can't be met by consumer products, yet are much too small to afford, implement or thoroughly need apps and other IT build for larger enterprises. But when it comes to neobanks, it feels [...]
Ingrid Lunden
March 16, 2021
TechCrunch
One of the bigger startups in Europe operating a trading platform for cryptocurrency has closed a big round of funding on the heels of very rapid growth and plans to open its platform to a wider stream of assets. Bitpanda, a "neobroker" that wants to make it easier for ordinary people to invest not just [...]
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