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Investments

32

Portfolio Exits

8

Funds

31

About Glade Brook Capital

Glade Brook Capital is an investment firm focused on the global TMT and Consumer sectors. The firm invests in private and public companies working collaboratively with management to create shareholder value.

Glade Brook Capital Headquarter Location

80 Field Point Road

Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830,

United States

203-861-3000

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Latest Glade Brook Capital News

Travel experiences marketplace Headout lands US$12m in funding for expansion

Sep 13, 2021

Travel experiences marketplace Headout lands US$12m in funding for expansion HEADOUT has raised US$12 million in Series B financing round to expand its geographical reach and reach EBITDA profitability. The Series B round was led by Glade Brook Capital , with participation from existing investors Version One Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, FJ Labs, 500 Startups, Haystack and Ludlow Ventures. New investors inthe latest financing include Espresso Capital and Practical VC. Focus is on expansion to aid travel recovery: Varun Khona. Headquartered in New York, Headout was founded in 2014 by Varun Khona (CEO), Suren Sultania (COO) and Vikram Jit Singh (CTO). The web and mobile-based activities platform allows travellers to discover and book tour packages. According to Headout, it has seen 800% growth since January this year with the gradual recovery in travel “by doubling down on domestic and local travel demand, which used to be a minority segment pre-pandemic.” It has also has turned EBITDA profitable in July of the same year. The company plans to use the fresh funds to expand to 300 new cities from its current 30, hire an additional 150 employees, as well as in product development “The world is an incredibly boring place withouttravel and real-life experiences. Covid has only made us more relentless on ourmission to inspire people to experience the world out there,” said VarunKhona. “With this round and our profitability milestone, all ourfocus is on expansion and long-term investments to aid travel recovery.” Added Linda Guo, partner at Glade Brook Capital: “Given the low online penetration for travel experiences, we see a significant opportunity for Headout to digitise the sector, particularly into the post-Covid recovery period.” • Images credit: Headout

Glade Brook Capital Investments

32 Investments

Glade Brook Capital has made 32 investments. Their latest investment was in Headout as part of their Series C on September 9, 2021.

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Glade Brook Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/8/2021

Series C

Headout

$12M

Yes

500 Global, Espresso Capital Partners, FJ Labs, Haystack, Ludlow Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Practical Venture Capital, and Version One Ventures

3

8/17/2021

Series G

Hopper

$175M

Yes

Accomplice, GPI Capital, GS Growth, and WestCap Group

4

5/11/2021

Series D

Ethos Technologies

$200M

Yes

Accel, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, Roc Nation, Sequoia Capital, and Undisclosed Investors

3

3/16/2021

Series C

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$99M

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10

2/7/2021

Series H - II

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$99M

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10

Date

9/8/2021

8/17/2021

5/11/2021

3/16/2021

2/7/2021

Round

Series C

Series G

Series D

Series C

Series H - II

Company

Headout

Hopper

Ethos Technologies

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Amount

$12M

$175M

$200M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

500 Global, Espresso Capital Partners, FJ Labs, Haystack, Ludlow Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, Practical Venture Capital, and Version One Ventures

Accomplice, GPI Capital, GS Growth, and WestCap Group

Accel, General Catalyst, Google Ventures, Roc Nation, Sequoia Capital, and Undisclosed Investors

Sources

3

4

3

10

10

Glade Brook Capital Portfolio Exits

8 Portfolio Exits

Glade Brook Capital has 8 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Zomato on July 16, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/16/2021

IPO

3

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$991

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Date

7/16/2021

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Exit

IPO

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Valuation

$991

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$991

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

3

10

10

10

10

Glade Brook Capital Fund History

31 Fund Histories

Glade Brook Capital has 31 funds, including Glade Brook Private Investors XX.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/28/2020

Glade Brook Private Investors XX

$22.18M

2

12/16/2020

Glade Brook Private Investors XXV

$25.28M

1

12/16/2020

Glade Brook Private Investors XXVI

$8M

1

10/27/2020

Glade Brook Private Investors XVIII

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$99M

10

6/29/2020

Glade Brook Private Investors XXIV

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/28/2020

12/16/2020

12/16/2020

10/27/2020

6/29/2020

Fund

Glade Brook Private Investors XX

Glade Brook Private Investors XXV

Glade Brook Private Investors XXVI

Glade Brook Private Investors XVIII

Glade Brook Private Investors XXIV

Fund Type

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Status

Amount

$22.18M

$25.28M

$8M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

1

1

10

10

Glade Brook Capital Team

2 Team Members

Glade Brook Capital has 2 team members, including current Founding Partner, Paul Hudson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Paul Hudson

Founding Partner

Current

JP Van Arsdale

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Paul Hudson

JP Van Arsdale

Work History

Title

Founding Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

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