Research Outline

Startup Studios/Holding Companies Data


To provide data on some of the largest startup studios/holding companies in the US, UK, and Canada including Constellation Software, IAC, Rocket Internet, eFounders, BetaWorks, and Tiny Capital. Specifically, for each, provide their market cap, number of employees, a brief summary of their focus (target industries/sectors), number of companies, and how long did it take to grow portfolios.

Early Findings

Constellation Software

  • Overview: Constellation Software was founded in 1995 with an aim to "assemble a portfolio of vertical market software companies that have the potential to be leaders in their particular market." Today, the company has a diverse customer base of more than 125,000 customers operating in 100+ countries across the globe. The company achieved this growth "through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth."


Summary of Findings

  • In the initial hour, we were able to cover some of the requested details for Constellation Software and IAC.
  • We can continue the research and provide all of the information in the shared spreadsheet.