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Total investments 43
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 39
Rounds per year 2.87
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Information Technology
  • Search Engine

3wVentures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2007. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Switzerland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Herisau.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Beekeeper, DBS System, Bluetector. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Medical.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from 3wVentures is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this 3wVentures works on 24 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the 3wVentures, startups are often financed by Venture Kick, Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), Polytech Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Zu00fcrcher Kantonal Bank, Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), Swisscom Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GoBeyond, Swiss Post, Swisscom Ventures.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Life Science
$21M28 Mar 2018 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Intelligent Systems
Medical Device
$3M14 Feb 2018 Zurich, Switzerland


Artificial Intelligence
Communications Infrastructure
Customer Service
Information Technology
$872K26 Jan 2018 Zurich, Switzerland

Picstars AG

$2M23 Jan 2018 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


$2M22 Jan 2018 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Business/Productivity Software
Human Capital Services
Social Recruiting
$2M16 Jan 2018 Vienna


$3M15 Dec 2017 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


Space Travel
$4M25 Aug 2017 Vaud, Switzerland

DBS System

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$2M04 May 2017 Vaud, Switzerland


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