Contrarian Ventures Founded 2017
Founders Marc Wesselink Nityen Lal Ori Glezer Rokas Peciulaitis Tom Bronfeld
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Total investments 4
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments -
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
Renewable Energy

Contrarian Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The company was established in Europe in Lithuania. The main department of described VC is located in the Vilnius.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 23 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

This organization was formed by Marc Wesselink, Nityen Lal, Ori Glezer, Rokas Peciulaitis, Tom Bronfeld.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Energy Storage. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Switchee.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Contrarian Ventures, startups are often financed by Innovate UK, Y Combinator, Wayra. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are First Imagine! Ventures, Thorgate Ventures, The Westly Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Startup Wise Guys, Plug and Play.

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CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Energy Management
Series A
5M22 Sep 2020 Sweden, Gothenburg
CHRG Network
Information Technology
58K21 Sep 2018 Lithuania, Vilnius
Series A
3M11 Jul 2018 United Kingdom, Westminster
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Renewable Energy
29 Oct 2019
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