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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 0.72
Lead investments 7
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Energy
  • Mobile
  • Non Profit
  • Employment

Department for International Development is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1997. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the London.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Department for International Development, startups are often financed by Factor E Ventures, ARM, Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy Berlin. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are United States Agency for International Development, Humanity United, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Autodesk, The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, Spiral Ventures Pte Ltd..

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 44 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 16-20 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, CRM. 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 popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Simprints, GSMA.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$75K20 Jun 2018 London, England, United Kingdom


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Total investments 18
Average round size 7M
Rounds per year 0.72
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 7
Group Appearance index 0.28

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$75K20 Jun 2018 London, England, United Kingdom
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