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Airbus Ventures

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Total investments 81
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$22M
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 10.12
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 2
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Information Technology
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

HelicitySpace

CRM
Information Technology
Mining
Solar
Telecommunications
$5M11 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

DUST Identity

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Nanotechnology
Security
Software
Supply Chain Management
$40M05 Dec 2023 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Impulse Space Propulsion

Aerospace
$45M24 Jul 2023 El Segundo, California, United States

Verity Studios

Drones
Robotics
$11M11 Jul 2023 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

TELEXISTENCE Inc.

Robotics
$209M06 Jul 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

Zero-Error Systems

Autonomous Vehicles
Hardware
Information Technology
Semiconductor
Software
Space Travel
$7M12 Jun 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Transcelestial Technologies

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
Satellite Communication
Wireless
$10M17 Feb 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Ellona

Information Technology
Sensor
Wireless
$8M19 Oct 2022 Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Regher Solar

Aerospace
Electronics
Manufacturing
Solar
$10M06 Oct 2022 Tempe, Arizona, United States
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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Total investments 81
Average round size 22M
Rounds per year 10.12
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 13
Follow on index 0.35
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.95

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

HelicitySpace

CRM
Information Technology
Mining
Solar
Telecommunications
$5M11 Dec 2023 Berkeley, California, United States

DUST Identity

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Nanotechnology
Security
Software
Supply Chain Management
$40M05 Dec 2023 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Impulse Space Propulsion

Aerospace
$45M24 Jul 2023 El Segundo, California, United States

Verity Studios

Drones
Robotics
$11M11 Jul 2023 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

TELEXISTENCE Inc.

Robotics
$209M06 Jul 2023 Chiyoda, Japan

Zero-Error Systems

Autonomous Vehicles
Hardware
Information Technology
Semiconductor
Software
Space Travel
$7M12 Jun 2023 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Transcelestial Technologies

Communications Infrastructure
Optical Communication
Satellite Communication
Wireless
$10M17 Feb 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Ellona

Information Technology
Sensor
Wireless
$8M19 Oct 2022 Toulouse, Midi-Pyrenees, France

Regher Solar

Aerospace
Electronics
Manufacturing
Solar
$10M06 Oct 2022 Tempe, Arizona, United States
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