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Investments

200

Portfolio Exits

8

Funds

10

Service Providers

1

About Goodwater Capital

Goodwater Capital is a San Mateo-based venture firm that invests in Series A and B rounds of consumer-facing startups.

Goodwater Capital Headquarter Location

240 Lorton Ave, 3FL

Burlingame, California, 94010,

United States

650-646-5144

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Latest Goodwater Capital News

Banking app focused on the MSMEs mewt raised $4.6 million in seed funding led by Quona Capital

Jun 16, 2022

Banking app focused on the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) mewt, raised $4.6 million in seed funding led by Quona Capital where BEENEXT, DG Daiwa Ventures, Goodwater Capital and Allin Capital also participated. MSMEs can benefit from mewt's alternative business banking solutions. The funds will be used to hire talent in product development and engineering, as well as to launch a debit card for MSMEs. In March, the app processed 1 million transactions and served over 200K small businesses in 600 Indian cities. The startup said in a statement that it hopes to reach 1 million users by the end of this year.

Goodwater Capital Investments

200 Investments

Goodwater Capital has made 200 investments. Their latest investment was in The Ankler as part of their Seed VC on June 6, 2022.

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Goodwater Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/21/2022

Seed VC

The Ankler

$1.5M

Yes

1

6/15/2022

Seed VC

Mewt

$4.6M

Yes

ALLIN Capital, BEENEXT, DG Daiwa Ventures, Quona Capital, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

3

6/8/2022

Seed VC - II

IoTeX

$10M

Yes

2

6/2/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

6/1/2022

Seed VC - II

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$99M

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10

Date

6/21/2022

6/15/2022

6/8/2022

6/2/2022

6/1/2022

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC - II

Series B

Seed VC - II

Company

The Ankler

Mewt

IoTeX

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Amount

$1.5M

$4.6M

$10M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

ALLIN Capital, BEENEXT, DG Daiwa Ventures, Quona Capital, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

1

3

2

10

10

Goodwater Capital Portfolio Exits

8 Portfolio Exits

Goodwater Capital has 8 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Anomalie on May 17, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/17/2022

Acquired

$99M

2

4/6/2022

Acquired

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$99M

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10

3/1/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

10/5/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

8/27/2020

Corporate Majority

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$99M

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10

Date

5/17/2022

4/6/2022

3/1/2021

10/5/2020

8/27/2020

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Corporate Majority

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

Goodwater Capital Fund History

10 Fund Histories

Goodwater Capital has 10 funds, including Goodwater Capital II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

2/16/2017

Goodwater Capital II

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$250M

3

10/24/2016

Goodwater Capital Merced

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$13.5M

1

2/10/2015

Goodwater Capital Titan

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$8M

1

12/31/2014

Goodwater Capital I

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$99M

10

Goodwater Infinity I

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10

Closing Date

2/16/2017

10/24/2016

2/10/2015

12/31/2014

Fund

Goodwater Capital II

Goodwater Capital Merced

Goodwater Capital Titan

Goodwater Capital I

Goodwater Infinity I

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

Closed

Closed

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Amount

$250M

$13.5M

$8M

$99M

Sources

3

1

1

10

10

Goodwater Capital Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Goodwater Capital has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

General Counsel

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Goodwater Capital Team

3 Team Members

Goodwater Capital has 3 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Chi Hua Chien.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Chi Hua Chien

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Eric Kim

Maverick Capital, and McKinsey & Company

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Twum Djin

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Name

Chi Hua Chien

Eric Kim

Twum Djin

Work History

Maverick Capital, and McKinsey & Company

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Founder, Managing Partner

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Current

Current

Former

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