Connect Ventures

Founded 2012


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Total investments 74
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 59
Rounds per year 8.22
Lead investments 28
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 5
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Apps
  • E-Commerce

In 2012 was created Connect Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Connect Ventures is 5-10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Connect Ventures works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2020. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 45 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Citymapper, Typeform, Soldo. 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 fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Financial Services.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Connect Ventures, startups are often financed by Techstars, RTAventures VC, Point Nine Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Index Ventures, Seedcamp, Isomer Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, Upscale, Greycroft.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$5M06 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


$3M28 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Financial Services
$2M15 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Detail Technologies

Video Streaming
$2M09 Mar 2021 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands


Human Resources
$20M02 Feb 2021 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Information Services
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
$2M01 Dec 2020 London, England, United Kingdom


Media and Entertainment
$3M18 Nov 2020 New York, New York, United States

Purple Dot

$1M06 Nov 2020 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
$5M30 Jul 2020 London, England, United Kingdom
Candy Digital Secures $100 Million Investment in Series A Round; Values Company At $1.5bn

– Candy Digital announced a $100m Series A financing round, which values the company at $1.5bn.
– The round was co-led by leading global private equity and venture capital firms Insight Partners and Softbank Vision Fund 2. Additional participants in the round include Connect Ventures, an investment partnership between leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates, Will Ventures, Gaingels, Com2Us, Athletes Syndicate in partnership with Chaos Ventures, which includes participation from current and retired MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL players, and NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning.
– Candy Digital is building Major League Baseball’s official NFT ecosystem where fans and collectors will be able to purchase, trade, and share officially licensed NFTs to deepen their love of the sport.

Keebo Raises £5M in Seed Funding

– Keebo is a London, UK-based credit card approved by the FCA which uses open banking data.
– The company raised $5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Breega and Connect Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to hire new people and continue to develop the platform towards launch.


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