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Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund

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Total investments 9
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.69
Lead investments 3
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Photography
  • Hospitality
  • Semiconductor
  • Biotechnology

In 2009 was created Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Dublin. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Ireland.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2014.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund, startups are often financed by dunnhumby Ventures, Simon Murdoch, Seedcamp. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Enterprise Ireland, Kernel Capital, dunnhumby Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Polaris Partners, Kernel Capital, Enterprise Ireland.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Biotechnology, Advertising. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Ireland. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Pulsate, AltraTech, Profitero The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$1M09 Sep 2022 Cork, Cork, Ireland


$1M02 Aug 2016 Ireland, County Dublin

Certification Europe

Information Technology
$472K20 Nov 2014 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


$1M17 Apr 2014 Ireland, County Clare, Ireland

Nines Photovoltaics

$413K12 Sep 2013 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Big Data
Data Mining
E-Commerce Platforms
$885K18 Dec 2011 Ireland, County Dublin, Ireland


$1M07 Apr 2011 Ireland, County Dublin

Wavebreak Media

3D Technology
Product Design
$413K25 Sep 2010 Cork, County Cork, Ireland


Web Development
$2M20 Sep 2010 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


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