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BackBone Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 32
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 8.00
Lead investments 3
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.41
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Credit
Summary

In 2018 was created BackBone Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Zurich. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland.

Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the BackBone Ventures, startups are often financed by btov Partners, VI Partners AG, Tamedia. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are btov Partners, Tamedia, Stray Dog Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Tamedia.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Israel. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Food Delivery, Drones. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Flytrex. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fermify

Biopharma
Biotechnology
05 May 2022 Gerasdorf Bei Wien, Niederosterreich, Austria

Exakt Health

Apps
Health Care
Medical
Sports
$1M03 Mar 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Squake

Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
Sustainability
20 Dec 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

CareerFairy

College Recruiting
Employment
Information Technology
Recruiting
Video Streaming
$1M23 Nov 2021 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Flytrex

Delivery
Delivery Service
Drones
Food Delivery
Logistics
Robotics
Software
$40M19 Nov 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

The nu company

Consumer Goods
$16M01 Sep 2021 Dresden, Saxony, Germany

Levo

Financial Services
FinTech
21 Jul 2021 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Imburse

Developer APIs
Developer Tools
Enterprise
Enterprise Software
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
InsurTech
PaaS
Retail Technology
SaaS
$11M22 Jun 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Neon

Banking
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
$7M03 Jun 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
News
Threatray Raises €2.3M in Funding

– Threatray is a Swiss cyber-security analytics company.
– The company raised €2.3M in funding.
– The round was led by Verve Ventures with participation from existing investors Hammer Team, SICTIC, BackBone Ventures and the innofund by SZKB.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding Threatray’s team.

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