BlueOcean Ventures - Unicorn Nest

BlueOcean Ventures

Headquarters Location

Switzerland, Plan-les-ouates


The main office of represented VC is situated in the Plan-les-ouates. The venture was found in Europe in Switzerland.

The top activity for fund was in 2011. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Pharmaceutical, Medical Device. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Anergis, Augurix, Viroblock. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the BlueOcean Ventures, startups are often financed by Venture Kick, Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), Fongit Seed Invest. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are VINCI CAPITAL, Truffle Capital, Polytech Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Truffle Capital, Sunstone Life Science Ventures, Renaissance PME Foundation.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Fund Activity

Not operative

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

88.9% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

7.7% of cases

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