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Founders Alessandro Sordi Jacopo Marello Paolo Barberis


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Total investments 3
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 2
Rounds per year 0.11
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
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Exits 1
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Areas of investment

  • Blogging Platforms
  • Social
  • Social Network
  • Information Services
  • Advertising

Dada is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1994. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Italy. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Firenze.

This organization was formed by Alessandro Sordi, Jacopo Marello, Paolo Barberis.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Services, Advertising. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight, 4w MarketPlace. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Italy. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 80 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The high activity for fund was in 2015. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Dada performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1 partaker. Despite the Dada, startups are often financed by Principia SGR, Digital Magics.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

4w MarketPlace

Business Information Systems
Media and Entertainment
$2M24 Apr 2015 Lombardy

Blogging Platforms
Information Services
Social Network
$1M02 Jul 2008 Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Blogging Platforms
Information Services
Social Network
$849K24 Feb 2007 Milan, Lombardy, Italy


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