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Blakeney Management



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Total investments 2
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.08
Lead investments 2
Exits 2
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Lifestyle
  • Fashion
  • Retail
  • Consumer Goods

Blakeney Management appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1995. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Search Engine, Travel. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Nigeria. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Jumia, Namshi. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Blakeney Management, startups are often financed by Rocket Internet, Kinnevik AB, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Rocket Internet, Millicom Systems, JPMorgan Partners (JPMP). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rocket Internet, MTN, Summit Partners.

The overall number of key employees were 4.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2012. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Jumia Group

Consumer Goods
Information Services
Online Portals
Search Engine
$47M01 Jan 2012 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


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Total investments 2
Average round size 33M
Rounds per year 0.08
Peak activity year 2012
Lead investments 2
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 1.00

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Jumia Group

Consumer Goods
Information Services
Online Portals
Search Engine
$47M01 Jan 2012 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
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