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Alven Capital

Founders Guillaume Aubin

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Total investments 227
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 119
Rounds per year 9.46
Lead investments 52
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits 30
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Artificial Intelligence
Summary

In 2000 was created Alven Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Paris. The company was established in Europe in France.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Alven Capital, startups are often financed by Kima Ventures, eFounders, Point Nine Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kima Ventures, Bpifrance, Point Nine Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Seventure Partners, Serena, Partech.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Meero, Algolia, Frichti Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are SaaS, Machine Learning. 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 location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - France. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The overall number of key employees were 10.

The average startup value when the investment from Alven Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Alven Capital works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Neural Concept

Computer
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Software
$27M03 Jun 2024 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Gorgias

Browser Extensions
Computer
Customer Service
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Software
$29M14 May 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Carbonfact

E-Commerce
Information Services
Information Technology
$15M30 Apr 2024 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Stoïk

Cloud Security
$11M19 Sep 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Qover

FinTech
Information Technology
Insurance
InsurTech
$30M06 Jul 2023 City of Brussels, Belgium

Foodomarket

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Internet
$13M08 Jun 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Skarlett

Elderly
Facility Management
Property Management
Real Estate
Residential
$4M20 Apr 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Welcome to the Jungle

Advertising
Digital Media
E-Learning
Human Resources
Recruiting
$59M26 Jan 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France
News
Kaiko Closes $24M in Series A Funding

– Kaiko is a Paris-based cryptocurrency market data provider.
– The company raised $24m in Series A funding.
– The funding was led by Anthemis and Underscore VC with participation from Point Nine, Alven and Hashkey Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue hiring in the areas of product, institutional sales, business development, and engineering and support expansion into North American and Asian markets.

Ankorstore raises another $102 million for its wholesale marketplace

– French startup Ankorstore has raised $102m funding.
Tiger Global and Bain Capital Ventures are leading the funding round with existing investors Index Ventures, GFC, Alven and Aglaé also participating.
– The company is building a wholesale marketplace for independent shop owners.

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Total investments 227
Average round size 16M
Rounds per year 9.46
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 52
Follow on index 0.47
Exits 30
Group Appearance index 0.82

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Neural Concept

Computer
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Software
$27M03 Jun 2024 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Gorgias

Browser Extensions
Computer
Customer Service
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Software
$29M14 May 2024 San Francisco, California, United States

Carbonfact

E-Commerce
Information Services
Information Technology
$15M30 Apr 2024 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Stoïk

Cloud Security
$11M19 Sep 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Qover

FinTech
Information Technology
Insurance
InsurTech
$30M06 Jul 2023 City of Brussels, Belgium

Foodomarket

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Internet
$13M08 Jun 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Skarlett

Elderly
Facility Management
Property Management
Real Estate
Residential
$4M20 Apr 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Welcome to the Jungle

Advertising
Digital Media
E-Learning
Human Resources
Recruiting
$59M26 Jan 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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