Airbus Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 47
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 32
Rounds per year 7.83
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.32
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Machine Learning
  • Aerospace
Summary

In 2016 was created Airbus Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Menlo Park. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Humatics, AEye, IonQ. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get 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 - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Automotive.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Airbus Ventures, startups are often financed by VTF Capital, TenOneTen Ventures, Social Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kleiner Perkins, Partech, Serena. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Serena, Road Ventures, Pegasus Tech Ventures.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Airbus Ventures works on 26 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

We also calculated 4 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Q-CTRL

Information Services
Information Technology
Quantum Computing
Software
$25M30 Nov 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Ispace Technologies

Manufacturing
Navigation
Robotics
Space Travel
Sustainability
25 Oct 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

TELEXISTENCE Inc.

Robotics
$20M16 Jun 2021 Chiyoda, Japan

C12 Quantum Electronics

Apps
Electronics
$10M08 Jun 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Tekion

Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Big Data
Machine Learning
Software
$150M21 Oct 2020 California, United States

Dendra Systems

Analytics
Environmental Engineering
Industrial
Information Technology
$10M16 Sep 2020 England

CATALOG

Biotechnology
Data Storage
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
$10M08 Sep 2020 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Morpheus Space

Aerospace
Artificial Intelligence
Hardware
Satellite Communication
Software
26 Aug 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
Satellite Communication
Wireless
$9M03 Jul 2020 Singapore, Central, Singapore
News
C12 Quantum Electronics Raises $10M in Funding

– C12 Quantum Electronics, a Paris, France-based company which makes functional units of quantum computers, raised $10M in funding.
– The round was led by 360 Capital, Bpifrance (Digital Venture Fund), Airbus Ventures, BNP Paribas Développement, and Octave Klaba (OVHcloud), with additional grants from Bpifrance and the Ile-de-France Region.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand the team with tech developers and engineers, as well as establish a high-tech pilot production line.

Universal Hydrogen Announces $20.5M in Series A Funding to Build and Test Full-Scale Hardware for Hydrogen Commercial Aircraft

– Universal Hydrogen announced its $20.5M Series A financing round.
– The round was led by Playground Global with the investor syndicate comprising Fortescue Future Industries, Coatue, Global Founders Capital, Plug Power, Airbus Ventures, JetBlue Technology Ventures, Toyota AI Ventures, Sojitz Corporation, and Future Shape.
– The company is building a fuel distribution network that connects hydrogen production directly to the airplane using modular capsules that are transported using the existing freight network, avoiding the need for costly new pipelines, storage facilities, and fuel trucks.
– First commercial flights are planned no later than 2025, with operating costs equivalent to those of conventional hydrocarbon-burning airplanes and decreasing rapidly thereafter.

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