dmg ventures

Founded 2011


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 1.60
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Retail
  • Software

In 2011 was created dmg ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. dmg ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2017. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this dmg ventures works on 25 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from dmg ventures is 100-500 millions dollars.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the dmg ventures, startups are often financed by Time Warner Investments, Social Capital, Pathfinder. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Oak Investment Partners, Stride.VC, Pathfinder. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Rocket Internet, Oak Investment Partners, Intel Capital.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Taboola, Cazoo, YOPA. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, Retail.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

200M20 May 2021


Consumer Lending
Venture - Series Unknown
6M26 Oct 2020 United Kingdom, London

31M23 Jun 2020

Financial Services
Impact Investing
Online Portals
Early Stage Venture
6M01 Oct 2019 United Kingdom, London

Bustle Digital Group

Media and Entertainment
30M07 Jun 2019 United States, New York


Financial Services
Venture - Series Unknown
10M21 Jan 2019 United Kingdom, London

Financial Services
Impact Investing
Online Portals
Venture - Series Unknown
01 Aug 2018 United Kingdom, London

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Health Care
Early Stage Venture
7M15 Jun 2018 United Kingdom, London


Early Stage Venture
15 Jan 2018 United Kingdom, " United Kingdom"}
Zilch Raises Additional $110M in Funding
– Zilch, a London, UK-based buy now, pay later lender, raised $110M of debt and equity funding as part of an extended Series B round. – Funding came from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and DMG Ventures (the venture capital arm of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc) and others. – The company intends to use the funds to accelerate plans to launch in the US and continue to grow in the UK. Read more


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