Insight Partners is the most trusted scale-up firm in the software industry. Their team of industry-leading experts partner with companies to drive extraordinary success that is fueled by know-how, grit, and hands-on collaboration. Founded in 1995, Insight currently has over $20 billion of assets under management and has cumulatively invested in more than 300 companies worldwide. Across their people and their portfolio, they encourage a culture around a core belief: growth equals opportunity.
YL Ventures funds & supports brilliant Israeli tech entrepreneurs from seed to lead. Based in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, YL Ventures manages $140 million focused on deep-technology sectors and specializes in cybersecurity. YL Ventures accelerates the evolution of portfolio companies via strategic advice and U.S.-based operational execution, leveraging a powerful network of Chief Information Security Officers and global industry leaders. The firm's track record includes successful, high-profile portfolio company acquisitions by major corporations including Microsoft, CA and Proofpoint.
Sequoia Capital Global Equities extends Sequoia Capital’s technology investing efforts into the public markets.
SCGE currently manages over $7 billion and invests in companies across the global technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors, primarily focusing on software, internet, financial technology, and technology-enabled consumer businesses. The firm’s portfolio consists of concentrated, long-term investments in leading companies across the world. While the majority of the portfolio is comprised of public companies, SCGE also partners with entrepreneurs through late-stage private crossover investments, often investing alongside Sequoia Growth funds. The firm’s private portfolio includes emerging leaders in the United States, China, India, Brazil, Korea, and Israel. As these private companies become public, SCGE grows the partnership with additional investments at the IPO and beyond.
Global Founders Capital Management GmbH is a venture capital firm specializing in seed, early, growth, emerging growth, mid venture and late ventures. The firm focuses on investing in the equity of young technology companies. It prefers to invest in internet, software, Fintech, e-commerce and wireless projects. The firm invests globally with a focus on Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Vietnam, Colombia, Europe, the United States, and China. The firm prefers to invest between €0.01 million ($0.01 million) and €10 million ($12.9 million). The firm invests between €0.1 million ($0.137 million) and €1 million ($1.38 million) during the seed stage, €1 million ($1.38 million) and €3 million ($4.14 million) during the early stage, and €3 million ($4.14 million) and €8 million ($11.03 million) during the growth stage. It prefers to be the lead investor and have a board seat in its portfolio companies. Global Founders Capital Management GmbH was founded in 2006 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. It operates as a subsidiary of Rocket Internet AG.
Lightspeed is a global venture capital firm investing in earliest stages companies.
Since 1999, Lightspeed has backed more than 350 companies in the enterprise and consumer sectors—companies that have gone on to redefine the way we live and work. And many of them have chosen Lightspeed as a lead investor in their subsequent ventures.
The Techstars Dubai Accelerator in partnership with GINCO is expanding Techstars’ presence in the Middle East. GINCO is a full service general contracting firm, covering the full lifecycle of the construction process from concept to execution and supervision. Dubai is known for their leadership in technology innovation. Pioneering entrepreneurs leading innovative companies solving challenges in transportation, construction, wellness, IoT, robotics, & beyond should apply, no matter your location.
Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies. The firm makes investments in financial services including asset management, insurance, financial technology, and related sub-sectors as financial advisors and distribution, payments, securities services and other business; retail and consumer; energy and industrials; healthcare; companies running clinical trials for pharmaceutical companies and life sciences tools and services; vertical software; business and information services industries with an emphasis on marketing, information, and professional services; data services; Internet and digital media. In case of energy and industrials sector the firm generally looks to avoid businesses with significant macroeconomic and/or commodity exposure. It targets investments in companies based in North America with a focus on the United States, Europe with a focus on Western Europe, and Australia. The firm seeks to make equity investments between $50 million and $1200 million in its portfolio companies. It may act as a controlling shareholder and as an influential minority investor. It also seeks to take majority stakes. The firm prefers to invest alongside management in companies going through transitions including private or closely held businesses looking to institutionalize, to go public, to de-mutualize, or to undertake public to private transactions. Hellman & Friedman LLC was founded in 1984 and is based in San Francisco, California with offices in New York, New York and London, United Kingdom.
New Alliance Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm that specializes in early, growth stage and pre-IPO investments. It primarily invest in high-end manufacturing, technology, advanced agriculture, consumer goods, information, media, energy, recycling, environmental protection, and modern services industry sectors.
New Alliance Capital typically invests between $4.71 million and $31.41 million. Qu Liefeng founded it in 2008, with its headquarters in Shanghai in China.