K1 Investment Management
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Business Overview

2011
Date Founded
Private Equity
Operating Status

K1 is a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally. K1 seeks to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that position its companies as industry leaders. K1 typically invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis. K1s investments vary in the level of ownership in order to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and managers.

K1 typically invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis. As partners, we seek to provide meaningful strategic and financial support to help our companies reach their full potential. Our investments vary in the level of ownership in order to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and managers. Through our affiliate K1 Operations, LLC, the firm provides a broad range of transformative, consultative services to our portfolio companies.

Since inception, K1 has focused on enterprise software companies. We believe that the market opportunity in enterprise software is driven by the remarkable productivity gains achieved from deploying application technologies. The rapid adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and traditional license applications is one of the most powerful drivers of the economy.

Series Preference
Funding Round, Series A, Series B
Business Model Preference
B2B
Offering Preference
Software
AI Type Preference
Artificial Intelligence Computer Vision Machine Learning
Sectors Preference
Cyber Security Email Security Enterprise Fraud Incident Response Internet Phishing Threat Detection Web Accessibility

Team

K1 Investment Management
Neil Malik
Managing Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

AccessiBe
Active
Software
B2B
$28 M
Ironscales
Active
Software
B2B
$29.5 M
1
ControlUP
Active
Software
B2B
$40 M

Investment Rounds History

6

Funding Rounds

$7M -

$27M

Investment Round Size

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

Funds Raised

Date Announced

Fund Number

Amount Raised

March 2018
4
$1,500M
August 2016
-
$75M

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Investor Snapshot

Average Funding Round Size

$15 Million

No. of Investments

6

No. of Portfolio Companies

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Largest Funding Round Size

$27 Million

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