Ask Capital

Founded 2006

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Total investments 19
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$729K
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 1.27
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.11
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Software
  • Education
  • Medical Device
  • Industrial Engineering
Summary

Ask Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2006. The venture was found in Europe in Portugal. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Lisboa.

Opposing the other organizations, this Ask Capital works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 51 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2007.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Ask Capital, startups are often financed by Portugal Ventures, ChangePartners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Portugal Ventures, ChangePartners, Critical SGPS. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Portugal Ventures, Turismo Capital, Explorer Investments.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Manufacturing, Market Research. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GuestCentric Systems, Critical Links. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gum Chemical Solutions

Chemical
Manufacturing
01 Jan 2015 Portugal, Centro, Portugal

Golf
Machinery Manufacturing
Robotics
01 Dec 2014 Portugal, Santarém, Portugal

MyChild

Apps
Education
Health Care
iOS
Parenting
$784K10 Jan 2014 Portugal, Lisbon

Industrial Engineering
Industrial Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
01 Jan 2014 Ílhavo, Centro

GreenFiber Tech

Agriculture
Building Material
CleanTech
26 Mar 2013 Portugal, Centro, Portugal

Manufacturing
Medical Device
01 Sep 2011 Portugal, Lisbon

Manufacturing
Medical Device
01 Dec 2010 Portugal, Lisbon

Critical Links

Charter Schools
EdTech
Education
Enterprise Software
Software
$5M01 Sep 2008 New Jersey, United States

Energy
Water
01 Dec 2007 Lisbon
News
TLcom and 4DX drive $13.1M seed round to scale Autochek’s platform across Africa

– Autochek, a pan-African automotive company, raised $13.1m in seed funding.
– The round was led by TLcom Capital and 4DX Ventures, and joined by existing investors Golden Palm Investments, Enza Capital, Lateral Capital, and others.
– First-time investors ASK Capital and Mobility 54 Investment SAS also participated.
– The company has raised $16.5m in two financing rounds.

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