Black Sheep Capital

Founded 2014

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Total investments 27
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 3.86
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 5
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile
  • Intelligent Systems
Summary

Black Sheep Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The company was established in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Brisbane.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When the investment is from Black Sheep Capital the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Black Sheep Capital works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Black Sheep Capital, startups are often financed by BlueChilli, Exto Partners, Transition Level Investments. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Artesian VC, MIRIN CAPITAL, BlueChilli. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BlueChilli, Rampersand, Giant Leap Fund.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 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 - Australia. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Real Time, Intelligent Systems. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight GetSwift, ResponSight, Sendle.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Practice Ignition

Accounting
SaaS
Software
$50M17 Nov 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Amber Electric

E-Commerce
Energy
Renewable Energy
$2M10 Sep 2019 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Notiv

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Intelligent Systems
Meeting Software
Productivity Tools
Speech Recognition
$1M01 Jan 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

Airtasker

Apps
Business/Productivity Software
E-Commerce
Human Capital Services
Information Services (B2C)
Internet
Marketplace
Mobile
Peer to Peer
Web Development
$1M10 Oct 2017 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Practice Ignition

Accounting
SaaS
Software
$3M29 May 2017 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sendle

Courier Service
Delivery
Logistics
$5M08 Aug 2016 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

ResponSight

Analytics
Cyber Security
Intelligent Systems
Network Security
Risk Management
Security
$876K14 Jul 2016 Australia, Victoria

Topme

Customer Service
Financial Services
Mobile
Mobile Payments
$156K01 Oct 2015 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Moneyball

Consumer
Fantasy Sports
Gaming
Sports
$1M01 Aug 2015 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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