Goldman Sachs Growth Equity

Business Overview

DESCRIPTION

Goldman Sachs Growth Equity (“GS Growth”) focuses exclusively on investments in growth stage and technology-driven companies. A part of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, we have invested more than $5 billion in strategic capital for entrepreneurs and management to execute long-term growth plans since 1994.

We believe by partnering with strong management teams and leveraging the resources of the firm, we can help companies grow into market leaders and create long-term value for their customers, partners, and shareholders. The team targets investments ranging in size of $20-250+ million in companies with the following characteristics:

Proven management team
Strong financial track record and 15%+ annual revenue growth
Large market opportunity
Innovative technology or proprietary processes that create a sustainable competitive advantage
Flexibility to do minority and majority transactions

FOUNDED
1994
INVESTOR TYPE
Corporate Venture Capital
CHEQUE SIZE
Min: $20M
Max: $250M

Active Investment Portfolio

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AI Employees

VAST Data
Active
Hardware
$180 M
Infinidat
Active
Hardware, Software
B2B
$325 M
3
Lightricks
Active
Software
$205 M
6

Exited Investment Portfolio

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Operating Status

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AI Employees

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Amount Raised

Funding Round

June 2020
Series D
July 2019
$135 million
Series C
October 2017
$95 million
Series C
July 2013
$400 million
Private Equity
October 2007
$100 million
Private Equity