5square Founded 2004
Founders Mark Gitsels Remco van den Heuvel
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Total investments 2
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
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Asset Management
Finance
Information Technology
Software
Travel
Summary

5square is the famous VC, which was founded in 2004. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in The Netherlands. The main department of described VC is located in the Laren.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the 5square, startups are often financed by Velocity Capital Private Equity, Finch Capital, Chemelot Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Velocity Capital Private Equity, Social Impact Ventures NL, Karmijn Kapitaal. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, btov Partners, Velocity Capital Private Equity.

The high activity for fund was in 2016. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this 5square performs on 23 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - The Netherlands. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Advertising, Travel. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline FiveDegrees, BUX Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

This organization was formed by Mark Gitsels, Remco van den Heuvel. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
FiveDegrees
Banking
Business Development
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
25M17 Dec 2020 Netherlands, Amsterdam
Black Bear Carbon
Mineral
Mining
Precious Metals
Venture - Series Unknown
12M07 Sep 2018 Netherlands, Budschop
FiveDegrees
Banking
Business Development
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
11M29 Nov 2016 Netherlands, Amsterdam
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