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Capital-E

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Marc Wachsmuth

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Total investments 25
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 1.39
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 7
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Mobile
Summary

In 2005 was created Capital-E, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Washington.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Industrial, Software. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Belgium. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Light Blue Optics, Accelleran, PharmaDiagnostics

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Capital-E, startups are often financed by Gimv, 3i Group, Nesta Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Nesta Ventures, Enterprise Ireland. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Draper Esprit, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Nesta Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2010. This Capital-E works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 19 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

This organization was formed by Marc Wachsmuth.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Accelleran

Information Technology
Software
Telecommunications
$8M05 May 2021 Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Silicon Mobility

Automotive
Embedded Systems
Semiconductor
Software
$10M11 Oct 2018 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Silicon Line

Consumer Electronics
Hardware
Manufacturing
$9M10 Sep 2018 Bavaria

Accelleran

Information Technology
Software
Telecommunications
$3M26 Apr 2016 Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

NovoPolymers

Information Technology
Manufacturing
Productivity Tools
Web Development
08 Jul 2015 Belgium, Antwerp, Belgium

Movidius

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Mobile
Product Design
Semiconductor
Software
$40M14 Apr 2015 California, United States

NovoPolymers

Information Technology
Manufacturing
Productivity Tools
Web Development
08 Oct 2013 Antwerp

Movidius

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Mobile
Product Design
Semiconductor
Software
$16M10 Jul 2013 California, United States

Trinean

Analytics
Biotechnology
Hardware
Software
$4M27 Apr 2012 Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium

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