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Advent Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 92
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 2.19
Lead investments 20
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 33
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Therapeutics

In 1981 was created Advent Venture Partners, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom.

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 Farfetch, Algeta, Santarus. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Consumer Electronics, Health Care.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2012. This Advent Venture Partners works on 9 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2007. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Advent Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Index Ventures, Intel Capital, Atlas Venture. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Atlas Venture, Intel Capital, Index Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by, Oxford Capital Partners, Index Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
$130M17 Mar 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Acutus Medical

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$100M20 Jun 2019 Carlsbad, California, United States


Home Decor
$34M03 Mar 2015 England


$66M01 May 2014 -


Health Care
$20M08 Oct 2013 California, United States

Acutus Medical

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$28M20 Aug 2013 Carlsbad, California, United States


Health Care
$12M22 Jul 2013 United States, " United States"}


Home Decor
$15M03 Jun 2013 England


$20M03 Mar 2013 -
Wiz Raises $130M in Series B Funding; Valued at $1.7 Billion

– Wiz from Palo Alto and Tel Aviv develops a platform for companies to secure their cloud infrastructure at scale.
– Series B $130m round brings company valuation to more than $1.7b.
– The round was led by Advent Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Cyberstarts, Index Ventures, Insight Partners and Sequoia Capital.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding operations and business reach since its emergence from stealth three months ago.


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