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Day One Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Csaba Kakosy Elek Straub Gyorgy Simo


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Total investments 36
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 3.27
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Robotics
  • Automotive
  • Hardware

Day One Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2011. The venture was found in Europe in Hungary. The main department of described VC is located in the Budapest.

This organization was formed by Csaba Kakosy, Elek Straub, Gyorgy Simo. The overall number of key employees were 4.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Medical Device. 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 GAMEE, Commsignia, Tresorit. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Hungary.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Day One Capital, startups are often financed by PortfoLion, Credo Ventures, Tamares. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Credo Ventures, Inventure, Robert Bosch Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Inventure, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Credo Ventures.

The high activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Day One Capital works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Webshippy Magyarország Kft

$3M30 Jun 2022 Budapest, Hungary

Material Exchange

Supply Chain Management
$29M12 Apr 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

$2M28 Dec 2021 Leander, Texas, United States


Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Software
Productivity Tools
$8M09 Nov 2021 Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


$500K19 Oct 2021 Skopje, Karpos, Macedonia


$1M12 Oct 2021 Redwood City, California, United States


Media and Entertainment
Video Editing
$1M21 Jul 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$3M03 Jun 2021 Budapest, Hungary


Cyber Security
$3M05 May 2021 Brno, Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic


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