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Black Sheep Capital

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 35
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 3.89
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

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


Cloud Storage
Document Management
$1M23 Dec 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Curious Thing

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$5M16 May 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Media and Entertainment
Video Games
$2M09 May 2022 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Llama Life

Information Services
$693K11 Apr 2022 Canberra, Australia

Book An Artist

$1M10 Mar 2022 -


$2M17 Dec 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Practice Ignition

$50M17 Nov 2021 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Amber Electric

Renewable Energy
$2M10 Sep 2019 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


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


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