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C5 Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Andre Pienaar


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Total investments 31
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 3.88
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Security
  • Enterprise Software

C5 Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The current fund was established by Andre Pienaar. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Shape Security, Reduxio, IronNet Cybersecurity. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Enterprise Software. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the C5 Capital, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Venrock, TomorrowVentures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kleiner Perkins, Intel Capital, Winton Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Winton Ventures, Upscale, [email protected].

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 49 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The top activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from C5 Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this C5 Capital performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

IronNet Cybersecurity

Cyber Security
Network Security
$2M04 Jan 2023 Virginia, United States


Mobile Apps
Public Safety
$75M25 Oct 2022 New York, New York, United States

Cassava Technologies

Information Technology
$50M18 Jul 2022 -


Cloud Data Services
$25M27 Apr 2022 Maryland, United States


Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
$21M31 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
$20M26 Aug 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Axiom Space

Advanced Materials
Industrial Manufacturing
Space Travel
$130M16 Feb 2021 Houston, Texas, United States


Cyber Security
Information Technology
$30M20 Oct 2020 California, United States


Information Technology
$11M21 Sep 2020 New York, New York, United States
Kevala Raises $21M in Series A Funding

– Kevala provides a data and analytics platform for the energy industry.
– The company raised $21M in Series A funding led by C5 Impact Partners LP and Thin Line Capital.
– The new investment will be aimed at accelerating the company’s growth.

Oomnitza Announces $20 Million Growth Funding to Drive Enterprise Technology Management Solution

– Oomnitza, the pioneer in SaaS-based Enterprise Technology Management (ETM) solutions, announced it has completed a $20m growth funding round led by C5 Capital, and includes Aspenwood Ventures and Gula Tech Adventures, along with existing investors Riverside Acceleration Capital and Shasta Ventures.
– In total, Oomnitza has raised $35m to fulfill its mission of improving the way enterprises manage and secure their technology assets.
– Oomnitza’s customers include many technology unicorns as well as Fortune 500 organizations across retail, hospitality, automotive, and financial services sectors.


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