Alven Capital

Alven Capital

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Headquarters Location

France, Paris

About

Alven Capital was established in 2000, and is a well known VC. This investor is located in Europe, France. The the headquarters of this VC is in Paris.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 10.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides Alven Capital, start-ups are typically funded by Kima Ventures, eFounders, Point Nine Capital and 59 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Kima Ventures, Bpifrance, Point Nine Capital and also 69 different VCs. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Seventure Partners, Serena, Partech, out of 49 investors from our database.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - France. However, start-ups from 7 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Meero, Algolia, Frichti are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified SaaS, Machine Learning. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 27 more industries for this fund.

Alven Capital participates, on average, in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Alven Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund usually participates in 7-12 investment rounds per year. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. In real terms, this VC performs 14 percentage points more exits than other funds. In 2017, the fund's activity was at its peak. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

Year Founded

2000

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: alven.co; User name format in descending order of probability: last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

97.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

7-12

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

32.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x10

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

4.4 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.2 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.3 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Kima Ventures, eFounders, Point Nine Capital

Funds Investing Together

Kima Ventures, Bpifrance, Point Nine Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Seventure Partners, Serena, Partech

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