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Acorn Capital

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 13
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.54
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.31
Exits 1
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
Summary

Acorn Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 1998. The company was established in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Melbourne.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Acorn Capital, startups are often financed by Reinventure Group, BridgeLane Capital, Tank Stream Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tank Stream Ventures, Reinventure Group, Point72 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tank Stream Ventures, Reinventure Group, Point72 Ventures.

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

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Elenium Automation, Flare HR, Flare HR. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Hardware, Internet. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Australia.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Acorn Capital performs on 4 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Liquid Instruments

Electronics
Manufacturing
$28M13 Sep 2022 Canberra, Australia

mx51

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$32M19 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Elenium Automation

Air Transportation
Hardware
Information Technology
Internet of Things
$7M02 Dec 2021 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

mx51

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$25M24 May 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Marketplacer

E-Commerce
Lifestyle
Marketplace
Retail Technology
Software
$14M16 Nov 2020 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Flare

Employee Benefits
Employment
Financial Services
FinTech
Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
$16M02 Nov 2020 Australia, New South Wales

Splend

Automotive
Leasing
Sharing Economy
Transportation
$18M01 Nov 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Moula

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Small and Medium Businesses
$20M09 Dec 2019 Victoria

Marketplacer

E-Commerce
Lifestyle
Marketplace
Retail Technology
Software
$20M04 Dec 2019 Victoria

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