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Investments

26

Portfolio Exits

2

About Lupa Systems

Lupa Systems is a private investment company founded in 2019 by James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch, as an investment vehicle to assemble a new portfolio of media companies. It was funded, in part, by the $2B in proceeds James Murdoch received from the $71bn sale of most of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox empire to Disney.

Lupa Systems Headquarter Location

New York, New York,

United States

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Latest Lupa Systems News

India’s UpGrad Raises USD225m From Educational Testing Service and Lupa Systems

Jun 21, 2022

UpGrad, an India-based edtech for higher education, raised a USD225m round at a USD2.25 reported valuation from investors including Educational Testing Service and James Murdoch’s Lupa Systems. Read more

Lupa Systems Investments

26 Investments

Lupa Systems has made 26 investments. Their latest investment was in upGrad as part of their Private Equity - II on June 6, 2022.

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Lupa Systems Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/15/2022

Private Equity - II

upGrad

$225M

Yes

6

4/26/2022

Seed VC

Ink

$1.5M

Yes

Betaworks Ventures, Mark Cuban, Sound Ventures, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

1

3/15/2022

Series A - II

Synthetaic

$13M

No

11

9/16/2021

Series B

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$99M

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10

8/31/2021

Private Equity - II

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$99M

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10

Date

6/15/2022

4/26/2022

3/15/2022

9/16/2021

8/31/2021

Round

Private Equity - II

Seed VC

Series A - II

Series B

Private Equity - II

Company

upGrad

Ink

Synthetaic

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Amount

$225M

$1.5M

$13M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Betaworks Ventures, Mark Cuban, Sound Ventures, and Undisclosed Angel Investors

Sources

6

1

11

10

10

Lupa Systems Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Lupa Systems has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Greenlight Biosciences on February 03, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/3/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

3

2/1/2021

Reverse Merger

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$99M

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10

Date

2/3/2022

2/1/2021

Exit

Reverse Merger

Reverse Merger

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

3

10

Lupa Systems Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Lupa Systems acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Tribeca Enterprises on August 05, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/5/2019

Other

$99M

$22.5M

Acq - Fin

5

Date

8/5/2019

Investment Stage

Other

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$22.5M

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

5

Lupa Systems Team

1 Team Member

Lupa Systems has 1 team member, including current Chief Executive Officer, James Murdoch.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

James Murdoch

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

James Murdoch

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

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