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Investments

67

Portfolio Exits

19

Funds

10

Service Providers

1

About Five Elms Capital

Five Elms Capital is a venture capital and private equity firm that invests in and acquires growth-stage B2B software companies outside of Silicon Valley. Five Elms partners with growing, bootstrapped software and services businesses, providing capital and resources to accelerate growth and help companies become industry leaders.

Five Elms Capital Headquarter Location

4801 Main Street Suite 700

Kansas City, Missouri, 64112,

United States

913-953-8960

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Fable Tech Labs secures US $10.5M Series A led by Five Elms Capital

May 19, 2022

Fable Tech Labs secures US $10.5M Series A led by Five Elms Capital CPE News Brief (5.18.2022) – Fable Tech Labs Inc. has raised US $10.5 million in Series A funding led by Five Elms Capital with participation of Difference Partners, seed investor Disruption Ventures, and others. The financing closed in Q1 2022 and the company has yet to make a formal announcement of the financing. Austin Gideon, Partner of Five Elms Capital, has joined Elaine Kunda, Managing Partner at Disruption Ventures, on Fable Tech Labs board of directors, along with two founders. In June 2020, Fable Tech Labs raised CDN $2 million in seed financing led by Disruption Ventures with participation of Village Global, Globalive Capital, Innovation Grade Ventures and BDC Capital (debt). Founded Alwar Pillai and Abid Virani, Fable is a leading accessibility platform powered by people with disabilities. Fable’s platform connects researchers, designers, and developers with people with disabilities, with the goal of making it easier to create an accessible digital product. photo credit: Fable Tech

Five Elms Capital Investments

67 Investments

Five Elms Capital has made 67 investments. Their latest investment was in DeepCrawl as part of their Unattributed VC on August 8, 2022.

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Five Elms Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/2/2022

Unattributed VC

DeepCrawl

$6M

No

1

7/12/2022

Growth Equity

SingleOps

$74M

No

2

5/17/2022

Series A

Fable

$10.5M

Yes

2

5/16/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

3/1/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

8/2/2022

7/12/2022

5/17/2022

5/16/2022

3/1/2022

Round

Unattributed VC

Growth Equity

Series A

Series B

Series B

Company

DeepCrawl

SingleOps

Fable

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Amount

$6M

$74M

$10.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

2

10

10

Five Elms Capital Portfolio Exits

19 Portfolio Exits

Five Elms Capital has 19 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Proxyclick on January 18, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/18/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

11/22/2021

Acquired

$99M

1

10/22/2021

Acquired

$99M

10

8/13/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

8/3/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

1/18/2022

11/22/2021

10/22/2021

8/13/2021

8/3/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

1

10

10

10

Five Elms Capital Fund History

10 Fund Histories

Five Elms Capital has 10 funds, including Five Elms V.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/22/2021

Five Elms V

$780M

1

4/26/2019

Five Elms IV

Diversified Private Equity

Closed

$306.18M

4

4/26/2019

Five Elms IV Q

$306.18M

1

4/26/2019

Five Elms IV B

$99M

10

12/31/2016

Five Elms Capital III

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$99M

10

Closing Date

7/22/2021

4/26/2019

4/26/2019

4/26/2019

12/31/2016

Fund

Five Elms V

Five Elms IV

Five Elms IV Q

Five Elms IV B

Five Elms Capital III

Fund Type

Diversified Private Equity

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$780M

$306.18M

$306.18M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

4

1

10

10

Five Elms Capital Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Five Elms Capital has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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Five Elms Capital Team

4 Team Members

Five Elms Capital has 4 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Fred Coulson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Fred Coulson

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Saran Ferraro

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Ryan Mandl

Managing Director

Current

Joe Onofrio

Managing Director

Current

Name

Fred Coulson

Saran Ferraro

Ryan Mandl

Joe Onofrio

Work History

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

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