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Balderton Capital

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Total investments 427
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 223
Rounds per year 17.79
Lead investments 126
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits 65
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hone

Biotechnology
Corporate Training
Education
Fitness
Internet
SaaS
Software
Sports
Wellness
$8M21 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

tinybird

Analytics
$30M17 Jun 2024 Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Qargo

Logistics
Software
Transportation
$15M06 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

trawa

Clean Energy
CleanTech
Renewable Energy
Software
$11M15 May 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Payflows

Financial Services
FinTech
SaaS
$29M22 Apr 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Ory

Cloud Infrastructure
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Open Source
$5M02 Apr 2024 München, Bayern, Germany

PhotoRoom

Artificial Intelligence
Mobile Apps
Photo Editing
Photography
$43M27 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Finoa

Banking
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
$15M09 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Lassie

Insurance
InsurTech
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Pet
$27M28 Nov 2023 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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.

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.

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Total investments 427
Average round size 23M
Rounds per year 17.79
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 126
Follow on index 0.47
Exits 65
Group Appearance index 0.85

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Hone

Biotechnology
Corporate Training
Education
Fitness
Internet
SaaS
Software
Sports
Wellness
$8M21 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

tinybird

Analytics
$30M17 Jun 2024 Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Qargo

Logistics
Software
Transportation
$15M06 Jun 2024 London, England, United Kingdom

trawa

Clean Energy
CleanTech
Renewable Energy
Software
$11M15 May 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Payflows

Financial Services
FinTech
SaaS
$29M22 Apr 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Ory

Cloud Infrastructure
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Open Source
$5M02 Apr 2024 München, Bayern, Germany

PhotoRoom

Artificial Intelligence
Mobile Apps
Photo Editing
Photography
$43M27 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Finoa

Banking
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
$15M09 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Lassie

Insurance
InsurTech
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Pet
$27M28 Nov 2023 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
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