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Barclays Ventures

Barclays Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London


Barclays Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2018. The the headquarters of this VC is in London. This investor is located in Europe, United Kingdom. Barclays Ventures is a CVC is a part of a larger organization.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Along with Barclays Ventures, start-ups are often financed by Techstars, Sway Ventures, Magma Partners. The fund often co-invests with Travelers Insurance, Techstars Ventures, Techstars. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars - London.

The fund's activity peaked in 2019. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2011. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 23 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. Barclays Ventures is involved in 15 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds.

We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.

The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United Kingdom. Besides this, the fund also invested in 1 other country. Evernym, Raidtec Corporation, EVIIVO are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Information Technology, Apps. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last, first_initial last, first, first last_initial

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.6 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.44 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Techstars, Sway Ventures, Magma Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars - London

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