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Carthona Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Dean Dorrell James Synge Tonino Belmonte


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Total investments 90
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 11.25
Lead investments 18
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 12
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Marketplace

In 2014 was created Carthona Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Sydney. The fund was located in Australia.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has 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. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, Robotics. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline HoneyBook, Ouster, ResponSight For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Australia.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. The real fund results show that this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Comparing to the other companies, this Carthona Capital performs on 16 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from Carthona Capital is 10-50 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Carthona Capital, startups are often financed by Reinventure Group, Redbus Group, Structure Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Reinventure Group, Redbus Group, Cthulhu Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vintage Investment Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, Seven West Media.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Environmental Consulting
$6M12 Dec 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

SafeStack Academy

Cyber Security
Developer Tools
$2M05 Dec 2022 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Artificial Intelligence
Legal Tech
$3M29 Nov 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Energy Efficiency
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
$7M19 Sep 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Debt Collections
Financial Services
$16M26 Jul 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Media and Entertainment
Video Games
$2M09 May 2022 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Reach Alternative Investments

Financial Services
Online Portals
Personal Finance
$2M14 Apr 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Salad Technologies

$17M25 Mar 2022 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States


Financial Services
$4M22 Mar 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Qsic Raises $3.1M in Series A Funding

– Qsic is an intuitive commercial music and technology platform.
– Company raised USD 3.1m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Carthona Capital.
– The raise will support Qsic’s rapid US growth plans, including a national rollout of its smart in-store infrastructure, and building new products into its platform.


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