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Investor type Micro VC
Founders Alex Brunicki Andre de Haes Sonia Maciuszewicz


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Total investments 72
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 9.00
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Information Services
  • Biotechnology

Backed VC appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

This organization was formed by Alex Brunicki, Andre de Haes. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Pollen,, Jukedeck.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2015. When the investment is from Backed VC the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Opposing the other organizations, this Backed VC works on 26 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the Backed VC, startups are often financed by Techstars, Right Side Capital Management, Kindred Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kindred Capital, SAATCHiNVEST, Playfair Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kindred Capital,, Valar Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

The Engineering Company

Enterprise Software
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
$8M06 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Hoxton Farms

$27M20 Oct 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Ochre Bio

Health Care
$30M10 Oct 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Unstoppable Finance

Financial Services
$14M10 Aug 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Cloud Computing
$18M17 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


$17M21 Apr 2022 Peterborough, England, United Kingdom


Adventure Travel
Customer Service
$169M20 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


$31M05 Apr 2022 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


Video Games
$3M31 Mar 2022 -
News Raises $8M Series A Funding to (Actually) Secure the Internet of Things

– has raised $8M in Series A funding, led by IQ Capital, with participation from Crane Venture Partners and Backed VC.
– delivers FoundriesFactory, the world’s first cloud-native solution for embedded technologies that reinvents IoT, and counts tier one OEMs, silicon industry leaders and SoC companies among its customers and partners, including ARM, NXP Semiconductors, MontaVista, STMicroelectronics and WINSYSTEMS.
– Led by technology industry pioneers, George Grey and Ian Drew, has developed a transformative, open source platform that provides OEMs and Systems Integrators a common software base to develop, test, deploy, manage and maintain secure IoT and Edge devices through a single cloud-native solution.

Ochre Bio Closes $9.6M Seed Financing Led by Khosla Ventures

– Ochre Bio, a biotech company developing RNA medicines for chronic liver diseases, announced the closing of a $9.6M seed financing round led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Backed VC, Apollo Health Ventures, Selvedge, Hoxton and Hermes-Epitek.
– The funding will be used to advance the development of Ochre Bio’s RNA therapies and expand their deep phenotyping platform to identify and validate new liver targets.
– Using deep phenotyping (‘phenomics’), the company digitizes liver biology at scale, from healthy through to advanced liver disease.
– Ochre Bio has already generated massive amounts of spatial genomics data from freshly donated human livers, and have uncovered hundreds of novel potential liver targets that are currently being validated in their labs.


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