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Headquarters Location

France, Lyon


AKITUA was established in 2005, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Lyon. The VC's location is in Europe, France.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 other investors. Besides AKITUA, start-ups are typically funded by Y Combinator, Hemisphere Ventures, Yakumi. The most common co-investors for the fund is Entrepreneur Venture. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by PMT Ventures, Tetragon Financial Group Limited, Sustainable Ocean Alliance.

Finless Foods is amongst the various portfolio company of this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Blockchain, Sports. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States.

The fund was established by Etienne FRETAULT.

AKITUA participates, on average, in 19 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. In real terms, this VC performs 20 percentage points more exits than other funds.

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]

6.3% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous

Y Combinator, Hemisphere Ventures, Yakumi

Funds Investing Together

Entrepreneur Venture

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