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Artesian VC

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Felix Zhang Gilles Plantu00e9 Jeremy Colless John McCartney Luke Fay Matthew Clunies-Ross


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Total investments 277
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 223
Rounds per year 14.58
Lead investments 44
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Apps
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce

Artesian VC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2004. The fund was located in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Sydney.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Artesian VC, startups are often financed by Sydney Angels, Brinc, muru-D. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Black Sheep Capital, Sydney Angels, MIRIN CAPITAL. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SOSV, Sydney Angels, Singtel Innov8.

When the investment is from Artesian VC the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Artesian VC works on 28 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bubble Gum Interactive, Ninja Blocks, ResponSight. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Australia.

The current fund was established by Felix Zhang, Gilles Plantu00e9, Jeremy Colless, John McCartney, Luke Fay, Matthew Clunies-Ross. Besides them, we counted 24 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
$1M22 Dec 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
Mobile Apps
$1M14 Dec 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Information Technology
$8M07 Dec 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


$12M05 Oct 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Hillridge Technology

Farmers Market
Information Services
$1M08 Sep 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Evrima Technologies

Health Care
$2M05 Sep 2022 Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia


Financial Services
$32M19 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Blue Pulse

05 Jul 2022 Haidian, Beijing, China

Avant Meats

$10M22 Jun 2022 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China


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