Hot Season at Winter Capital: Company Invested in 14 Startups in 2021

Summing up the investment firm's annual activity, Winter Capital reveals the number of startups it invested in 2021.

 Winter Capital, a growth equity investment firm, has invested in 14 new companies in 2021. To date, some of the biggest names in the company's portfolio are unicorns such as Arrival, Pristyn Care, Udemy, Upgrade, Genesis, Auto1.  

Founded in 2015 by investment professionals from Goldman Sachs, Winter Capital funds companies in their growth stage by leading investment rounds and co-investing with other funds such as Tiger Global, Sequoia, and Accel in over 40 portfolio companies. The company's target regions are South and South East Asia and MENA with four core verticals: EduTech, FinTech, HealthTech, and RetailTech.

According to CBinsights.com, last year saw a record high of $621B in global funding, more than double of 2020's $294B. On top of that, 2021 saw a high 69% year-on-year increase in unicorn count, witnessing a staggering birth of 517 unicorns, CB Insights reports. With markets becoming highly competitive, startups need additional resources to succeed, which is why Winter Capital provides its portfolio companies with thorough market insights and expertise. 

Winter Capital's team uses its international expertise in market trends to consult startups on their growth path. Their global presence and outstanding market knowledge enable the fund's portfolio companies to succeed in tech sectors with the highest potential while receiving continuous support and professional advice from the Winter Capital team.

About Winter Capital

Winter Capital is a growth markets investment firm with a focus on consumer industries going through technology-enabled change. The company was founded in 2015 by investment professionals from Goldman Sachs, who have been working together since 2009 and have invested in over 40 portfolio companies across three funds. Winter Capital partners focus on growth equity investments in MENA, South and South East Asia in four core verticals: EduTech, FinTech, HealthTech, and RetailTech.

Source: Winter Capital

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