Saidler & Co. is delighted to announce that its portfolio company Numbrs was featured in the global unicorn club by CB Insights, the leading tech intelligence company. CB Insights is a highly trusted data source and intelligence platform with clients including Sequoia, Nestle, Microsoft and Salesforce.
CB Insights publishes a widely circulated yearly overview of the global unicorn club, the private companies with a valuation over USD 1bn. As of June 2021, there were 728 unicorns globally, including Numbrs this year. Popular former unicorns include Airbnb, Facebook and Google.
Fintech and crypto – which includes Numbrs – is the most highly represented category in the global unicorn club, accounting for 17% of all unicorns. It is followed by internet software & services (16%), e-commerce & direct-to-consumer (12%), and artificial intelligence (8%).
With its investment in Numbrs earlier in 2021, Saidler & Co. intended to accelerate its exposure to the fast growing fintech and crypto industries, underlying its ambitious goals to solidify and extend its position as a leading crypto and blockchain investment firm in Europe.
Saidler & Co. Finance AG is – besides Saidler & Co. Capital AG and Saidler & Co. Property AG – one of the three pillars of Saidler & Co., the Swiss investment firm controlled by the Saidler family. As of February 2021, Saidler & Co. Finance managed CHF 500m in assets under management.