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Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Joerg Rheinboldt Luise Gruner Robin Haak Saeed Amidi

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Total investments 117
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$227K
Portfolio companies 100
Rounds per year 13.00
Lead investments 17
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 9
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Marketplace
Summary

Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2013. The company was established in Europe in Germany. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Berlin.

The fund was created by Joerg Rheinboldt, Luise Gruner, Robin Haak, Saeed Amidi. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator, startups are often financed by Atlantic Labs, Samuel Shank, Saarbruecker 21. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Saarbruecker 21, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft, Atlantic Labs. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Project A, aws Gru00fcnderfonds (aws Founders Fund), Valar Ventures.

The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2016. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Axel Springer Plug and Play Accelerator is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight N26, dentolo, Zizoo. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, SaaS. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Talentspace

Communities
Event Management
Events
Human Resources
Recruiting
Software
$4M30 Oct 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Myo

Health Care
Hospitality
Nursing and Residential Care
$3M25 Oct 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Careship

Health Care
Home Services
Wellness
$7M05 Apr 2018 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Finanzritter

Insurance
InsurTech
Property Insurance
01 Feb 2018 Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia

VIREED

Virtual Reality
01 Jan 2018 Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

chatchamp

E-Commerce
Marketing Automation
SaaS
15 Oct 2017 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

StudySmarter

Artificial Intelligence
Education
Machine Learning
15 Sep 2017 Germany, Bavaria

wajve

Apps
Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile
01 Aug 2017 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

dentolo

Dental
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
Internet
$3M26 Jul 2017 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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