Evolution Equity Partners

Evolution Equity Partners

Investor Overview

2008

$1.15B

2

11

14

3

1x

2024

2022

Evolution Equity Partners is an international venture capital investor leveraging deep sector expertise to help exceptional entrepreneurs develop market leading companies.

Evolution has invested in the US, Europe and in emerging markets and assists portfolio companies to expand in new markets.

Segments where Evolution invests include: Information Security, Enterprise Software & Solutions, Consumer

Current and previous portfolio companies include AVG Technologies (AVG : NYSE), Cognitive Security (CSCO : NASDAQ), OpenDNS, SecurityScorecard, 60K, NEJ-TV among others

Team (3)

NameTitleContact
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Partner and Board Member

Exits (3)

ExitDateConsiderationMultiple
Talon Cyber SecurityTalon Cyber Security Acquisition2023$625M5.0
ZecOpsZecOps Acquisition20220.0
Fortscale Acquisition2018$23M1.0

Funding Rounds (14)

RoundDateAmountInvestors
TorqTorq Series BJanuary 2024$42MInsight Partners, GGV Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Greenfield Partners, Evolution Equity Partners
Aqua SecurityAqua Security Series EJanuary 2024$135MInsight Partners, Evolution Equity Partners, StepStone Group
AnzuAnzu Series BJune 2023$48MEmmis Corporation, PayPal Ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Simon Equity Partners, Bandai Namco Entertainment
SnykSnyk Series GDecember 2022$196.5MEvolution Equity Partners, Tiger Global Management, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Sands Capital Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, G Squared, Irving Investors
Ox SecurityOx Security SeedSeptember 2022$34MEvolution Equity Partners, Team8, Rain Capital, M12
Talon Cyber SecurityTalon Cyber Security Series AAugust 2022$100MEvolution Equity Partners, Ballistic Ventures, CrowdStrike, Merlin Ventures, SYN Ventures, George Kurtz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sorenson Ventures, Team8
Solidus LabsSolidus Labs Series BMay 2022$45MLiberty City Ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Declaration Partners, Hanaco Ventures, Avon Ventures, Brian Brooks, Plural Ventures, Matthew Homer, Christopher Giancarlo, Daniel Gorfine
Bright SecurityBright Security Series AMarch 2022$20MEvolution Equity Partners, DNX Ventures, J-Ventures, Fusion Fund, Incubate Fund
PenteraPentera Secondary TransactionJanuary 2022$75MInsight Partners, Evolution Equity Partners, K1 Investment Management
PenteraPentera Series CJanuary 2022$75MInsight Partners, Evolution Equity Partners, K1 Investment Management
Solidus LabsSolidus Labs Series AMay 2021$20MEvolution Equity Partners, Hanaco Ventures, FTX, Avon Ventures, 645 Ventures
ZecOpsZecOps SeedNovember 2019$10.2MCEAS Investments, Evolution Equity Partners, KPN Ventures, Plug and Play, Stormbreaker Venture Group
ZecOpsZecOps SeedAugust 2018$3.5MKPN Ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Plug and Play, WISE Ventures, Array Ventures
Fortscale Series CJanuary 2017$7MIntel Capital, Blumberg Capital, Valor Capital Group, CME Ventures, Evolution Equity Partners, Swarth Group, UST Global

Funds (2)

Fund NameVintageFund SizeTVPI
2021
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2022
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Co-Investors (54)

Investor NameInvestor TypeLocationPortfolio
Intel CapitalCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States48
Bessemer Venture PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States57
Insight PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States93
Hanaco VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael35
Evolution Equity PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States11
GGV CapitalVenture CapitalUnited States13
Greenfield PartnersVenture CapitalIsrael16
J-VenturesVenture CapitalIsrael14
StepStone GroupInvestment FirmUnited States6
PayPal VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalUnited States8
Blumberg CapitalVenture CapitalIsrael36
Lightspeed Venture PartnersVenture CapitalUnited States50
Boldstart VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States10
M12Corporate Venture CapitalIsrael22
Team8Venture CapitalIsrael30
Tiger Global ManagementPrivate EquityUnited States42
Merlin VenturesCorporate Venture CapitalIsrael9
Sorenson VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States5
CrowdStrikeCompanyUnited States6
DNX VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States5
George KurtzAngel5
645 Ventures3
Ballistic VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
SYN VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States4
Emmis CorporationVenture CapitalUnited States1
Simon Equity PartnersFamily OfficeUnited States1
Bandai Namco EntertainmentCompanyUnited States1
Plug and PlayVenture CapitalUnited States14
K1 Investment ManagementPrivate EquityUnited States6
Array Ventures2
Stormbreaker Venture GroupVenture Capital6
Incubate FundVenture CapitalJapan1
Fusion FundVenture CapitalUnited States1
Sands Capital VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
Liberty City VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States1
G SquaredVenture CapitalUnited States3
Qatar Investment Authority (QIA)GovernmentQatar3
Avon Ventures1
Declaration Partners1
Brian BrooksAngel1
Plural Ventures1
Matthew HomerAngel1
Christopher GiancarloAngel1
Daniel GorfineAngel1
Rain CapitalVenture CapitalUnited States3
Irving InvestorsHedge FundUnited States1
FTXCompanyUnited States1
Swarth GroupPrivate Equity5
CEAS Investments1
KPN Ventures2
UST Global3
WISE Ventures1
CME VenturesVenture CapitalUnited States2
Valor Capital GroupVenture CapitalUnited States1

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