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7percent Ventures

7percent Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London


7percent Ventures was established in 2014, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in London. This investor is located in Europe, United Kingdom.

This VC was founded by Andrew Gault, Andrew Scott. We also identified another 2 core personnel in our database.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Aside from 7percent Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Y Combinator, Greg Castle, Andrew Gault and 14 other funds. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Greg Castle, Felicis Ventures, Presence Capital, the total number of co-investors is 22. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Y Combinator, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, as well as 25 other investors.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 4 other countries. Flexport, BorrowMyDoggy, Uizard Technologies are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Machine Learning, Information Technology. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 9 more areas of investment. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 1 and less years old to get investment from this fund.

The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2018. The fund's activity peaked in 2015. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 18 percentage points less exits than other funds. 7percent Ventures is involved in 18 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. At the time of investment by 7percent Ventures, a typical start-up valuation would be 100-500 millions dollars.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

6.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.5 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.1 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

Y Combinator

Funds Investing Together

Felicis Ventures, Presence Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Y Combinator, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures

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