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Alven Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Guillaume Aubin

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Total investments 197
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 112
Rounds per year 8.95
Lead investments 49
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
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

Carbonfact

E-Commerce
Information Services
Information Technology
$2M09 Jun 2022 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Cryptio

Accounting
Analytics
Cryptocurrency
FinTech
$10M06 Jun 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Kiln

$5M20 May 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

TheGuarantors

Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Real Estate
$50M25 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States

POC Pharma

Health Care
Information Technology
Pharmaceutical
Software
$10M20 Apr 2022 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Neural Concept

Computer
Industrial Automation
Machine Learning
Software
$9M22 Mar 2022 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Akeneo

E-Commerce
Information Services
Product Management
Software
$135M15 Mar 2022 Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France

LaCollection

Art
$10M17 Feb 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Pretto

Artificial Intelligence
FinTech
Internet
$35M28 Jan 2022 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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