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Balderton Capital

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 383
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$23M
Portfolio companies 202
Rounds per year 17.41
Lead investments 111
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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
  • 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

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Latana Brand Tracking

Analytics
Brand Marketing
Digital Marketing
Market Research
Marketing
SaaS
Software
$42M08 Sep 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Delli

Food and Beverage
$7M05 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Agave Games

$7M08 Aug 2022 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Cleo

Artificial Intelligence
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
$80M16 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

TestGorilla

Human Resources
Software
$70M14 Jun 2022 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Request Finance

Accounting
Banking
Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Finance
FinTech
Human Resources
$5M09 Jun 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Wagestream

Financial Services
FinTech
Wealth Management
$60M13 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Better Origin

Agriculture
Artificial Intelligence
Biofuel
$16M07 Apr 2022 Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Avi Medical

Health Care
Medical
mHealth
Personal Health
$59M06 Apr 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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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