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Bloc Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Bruce Beckloff David Leftley

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Total investments 21
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 2.33
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet of Things
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless
  • Smart Home
Summary

In 2013 was created Bloc Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 70 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Mobile, Telecommunications. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 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 - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zeetta Networks, Crypta Labs, Pharrowtech. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The current fund was established by Bruce Beckloff, David Leftley. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Bloc Ventures, startups are often financed by Atomico, [email protected], Dawn Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are imec.xpand, Vodafone, Sway Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vodafone, ARM.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Pharrowtech

Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Manufacturing
Telecommunications
$17M12 May 2022 Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Belgium

Helix Technologies

Manufacturing
Wireless
$4M17 Dec 2021 Harwell, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

ShieldIOT

Cyber Security
Internet of Things
Software
$7M19 Nov 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Mindtrace

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Software
$3M22 Feb 2021 Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Paytia

Financial Services
Payments
$1M27 Oct 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

EVRYTHNG

Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Internet of Things
Software
$10M06 Oct 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

AccelerComm

Semiconductor
$7M21 Sep 2020 Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Zeetta Networks

Content Delivery Network
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Hardware
Network Security
Smart Building
Smart Home
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
$1M26 Jun 2020 United Kingdom, England

Zeetta Networks

Content Delivery Network
Information Technology
Internet of Things
Network Hardware
Network Security
Smart Building
Smart Home
Software
Telecommunications
Wireless
$685K06 Feb 2020 United Kingdom, England

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