Dawn Capital

Founded 2006
Founders Haakon Overli Norman Fiore

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Total investments 84
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$33M
Portfolio companies 56
Rounds per year 5.60
Lead investments 17
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 8
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
Summary

In 2005 was created Dawn Capital, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

This organization was formed by Haakon Overli, Norman Fiore. We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight IZettle, Collibra, Showpad. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are E-Commerce, Big Data.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Dawn Capital, startups are often financed by Index Ventures, Battery Ventures, Kleiner Perkins. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Index Ventures, Insight Partners, Kleiner Perkins. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Battery Ventures, Index Ventures, Insight Partners.

Opposing the other organizations, this Dawn Capital works on 13 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Dawn Capital the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gelato

E-Commerce
Printing
n/a
$240M16 Aug 2021 Norway, Oslo

Soldo

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
1
$180M20 Jul 2021 United Kingdom, London

Quantexa

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Compliance
1
$153M13 Jul 2021 United Kingdom, London

Ably Realtime

Cloud Computing
Cloud Data Services
Cloud Infrastructure
Internet of Things
Messaging
Mobile
Real Time
1
$70M30 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Firebolt

Analytics
Big Data
Data Storage
SaaS
Software
1
$127M24 Jun 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

Consumer Lending
E-Commerce
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
1
$30M02 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Copper

Finance
Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
1
$51M18 May 2021 United Kingdom, London

CluedIn

Data Integration
Information Technology
Software
1
$15M22 Apr 2021 Denmark, Copenhagen

Vulcan Cyber

Cyber Security
Network Security
Risk Management
Security
Software
1
$21M17 Mar 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo
News
Gelato Raises $240M in Funding
– Gelato from Oslo, Norway provides a platform that enables ecommerce entrepreneurs to produce and ship creations on demand. – The company raised $240m in funding. – The round was led by Insight Partners, with participation form SoftBank Vision Fund 2, as well as funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and existing investors Dawn Capital, John Hepburn, chairman of Gelato, SEB Pension Fund, and Tellef Thorleifsson (CEO of Norfund). – The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s... Read more
Dataiku Raises $400M at a $4.6B Valuation to Enable Everyday AI in the Enterprise
– Dataiku announced $400m Series E investment led by Tiger Global, with participation from several existing investors, including ICONIQ Growth, CapitalG, FirstMark Capital, Battery Ventures, Snowflake Ventures, and Dawn Capital, as well as new investors including Insight Partners, Eurazeo, Lightrock, and Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel. – This capital, which brings the company’s valuation to $4.6b, will power Dataiku’s mission to systemize the use of data for exceptional business results. – Dataiku enables over 450 co... Read more

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