Balderton Capital

Founded 2000

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Total investments 288
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$16M
Portfolio companies 184
Rounds per year 13.71
Lead investments 96
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.42
Exits 62
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

Balderton Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Comparing to the other companies, this Balderton Capital performs on 12 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Balderton Capital is 100-500 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Financial Services. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight The Hut Group, Revolut, Vestiaire Collective.

The overall number of key employees were 6.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Balderton Capital, startups are often financed by Creandum, Future Fifty, Wellington Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wellington Partners, Idinvest Partners, DAG Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Idinvest Partners, DAG Ventures, Amadeus Capital Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

arive

1
$7M02 Sep 2021 Germany, Munich

VanMoof

Consumer
Consumer Goods
Electric Vehicle
Outdoors
1
$128M01 Sep 2021 Netherlands, Amsterdam

Kili Technology

Computer
Software
1
$25M27 Jul 2021 France, Paris

Cobee

Employee Benefits
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
1
$16M26 Jul 2021 Spain, Madrid

Tessian

Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Email
Machine Learning
Professional Services
1
$65M25 May 2021 United Kingdom, London

Smol

Consumer Goods
Home Health Care
Laundry and Dry-cleaning
1
$32M10 May 2021 United Kingdom, London

Finoa

Banking
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
1
$22M29 Apr 2021 Germany, Berlin

Kaia Health

Computer
Consumer Software
Fitness
Health Care
Machine Learning
Medical
mHealth
Software
Therapeutics
Wellness
1
$75M28 Apr 2021 United States, New York

Nextday Property

Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
n/a
$6M31 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, London
News
The ORG Raises $20M in Series B Funding
– The Org is a New York-based network startup. – Company raised $20m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Tiger Global with participation from Sequoia, Founders Fund, Balderton Capital, Thursday Ventures, Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, Neeraj Arora, Gavin Baker. – The new investment will be used to double the team focusing on product, distribution and monetization and expand their offices and move beyond New York and Copenhagen. Read more
Beauty Pie, an online buyers’ club, picks up $100M to boost its beauty and wellness business
– Beauty Pie, a beauty startup, raised $100m in Series B funding. – The round was led by Index Ventures and Insight Partners, with previous backers Balderton Capital, General Catalyst and Latitude VC also participating. – Beauty Pie, founded in 2016, has now raised $170m to date. Read more

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