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Crane Venture Partners

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Krishna Visvanathan Scott Sage

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Total investments 74
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 46
Rounds per year 10.57
Lead investments 17
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Analytics
Summary

Crane Venture Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Artificial Intelligence, Developer Tools. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Tessian, H2O.ai, Team Satchel. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Crane Venture Partners, startups are often financed by Nexus Venture Partners, Winton Ventures, Upscale. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are LocalGlobe, Heartcore Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by White Star Capital, Plug and Play, Heartcore Capital.

The current fund was established by Krishna Visvanathan, Scott Sage. The overall number of key employees were 7.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 28 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gigs

Software
Telecommunications
$4M21 Sep 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Mailchain

Internet
Messaging
Software
$4M08 Sep 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Next Matter

Collaboration
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Real Time
SaaS
Software
$16M14 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Novu

Software
Software Engineering
$6M11 May 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Flaps

SaaS
$5M20 Apr 2022 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Encore

Web Development
$3M19 Apr 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

tinybird

Analytics
$37M05 Apr 2022 Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Lune Climate

Information Services
Information Technology
$4M21 Mar 2022 -

re:infer

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Enterprise
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$7M07 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Foundries.io Raises $8M Series A Funding to (Actually) Secure the Internet of Things

– Foundries.io has raised $8M in Series A funding, led by IQ Capital, with participation from Crane Venture Partners and Backed VC.
– Foundries.io delivers FoundriesFactory, the world’s first cloud-native solution for embedded technologies that reinvents IoT, and counts tier one OEMs, silicon industry leaders and SoC companies among its customers and partners, including ARM, NXP Semiconductors, MontaVista, STMicroelectronics and WINSYSTEMS.
– Led by technology industry pioneers, George Grey and Ian Drew, Foundries.io has developed a transformative, open source platform that provides OEMs and Systems Integrators a common software base to develop, test, deploy, manage and maintain secure IoT and Edge devices through a single cloud-native solution.

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