CVC  American Express Ventures

https://www.americanexpress.com/us/content/am exventures/





     Office Locations:

102 University Ave., Suite 2A
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Stages:

  • Early


 

Industries:

  • Financial Services
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Launched in 2011, American Express (AMEX) Ventures is the corporate venture arm of American Express Co. AMEX Ventures looks for start-ups and later-stage companies in the areas of commerce, data and analytics, digital marketing, and financial planning. According to published reports, to date, the firm has made more than 15 investments. Notable investments include Bill.com Inc ., which automates billing for small businesses; ShopRunner Inc., which provides membership services for online shoppers and is considering an IPO; and Radius Intelligence Inc., which aggregates data on small businesses to generate leads. AMEX Ventures has had no exits so far and is still investing out of a $100 million allocation provided by American Express.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Harshul Sanghi Managing Partner
    Rohit Bodas Partner
    Ryan McCargar Associate

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      05/31/2018


      Signifyd


      CA


      $100,000,000


      Series D


      02/20/2018


      EVEN Financial


      NY


      $3,000,000


      


      12/11/2017


      Menlo Security


      CA


      $40,000,000


      Series C


      10/23/2017


      Abra


      CA


      $16,000,000


      Series B


      10/10/2017


      Bill.com


      CA


      $100,000,000


      


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Abra
        web link


      Bigcommerce
        web link


      Bill.com
        web link


      Cignifi
        web link


      Clickable
        web link


      Enigma
        web link


      EVEN Financial
        web link


      iZettle
        web link


      Kiip
        web link


      LearnVest
        web link


      Menlo Security
        web link


      Ness Computing
        web link


      Payfone
        web link


      Persado
        web link


      Radius Intelligence
        web link


      Rearden Commerce
        web link


      Rent the Runway
        web link


      RetailNext
        web link


      SavingStar
        web link


      Signifyd


      Simplee
        web link


      Tradeshift
        web link


      Traina Interactive DBA IfOnly
        web link


     

    Recent News:


      There is no recent news for American Express Ventures.