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DN Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Nenad Marovac Steve Schlenker


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Total investments 272
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 144
Rounds per year 11.83
Lead investments 38
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 34
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Apps
  • SaaS

DN Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The venture was found in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Menlo Park.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, Finance. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Auto1 Group, Raisin, SHIFT Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. When the investment is from DN Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this DN Capital works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the DN Capital, startups are often financed by Index Ventures, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Ribbit Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Avala Capital, Ribbit Capital, Index Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Target Global, Ribbit Capital, Index Ventures.

This organization was formed by Nenad Marovac, Steve Schlenker. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$26M05 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Information Technology
$20M11 Nov 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Car Sharing
Consumer Software
Fleet Management
Information Services
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$60M10 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

ScaleHub AG

Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Cloud Data Services
Computer Vision
Image Recognition
Information Technology
Natural Language Processing
$8M08 Nov 2022 Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


Information Technology
$150M07 Nov 2022 Algiers, Algeria


06 Sep 2022 Bayern, Bavaria, Germany


Debit Cards
Human Resources
$16M03 Aug 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Translation Service
$32M22 Jun 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Patronus Group

$7M25 May 2022 -
Genially raises $20M to make interactive content a global standard

– Genially, a leading interactive content creation platform, has raised $20M with its latest round of funding.
– Their Series B financing was led by the U.S. venture capital firms 645 Ventures and Owl Ventures and aims to accelerate the company’s goal to set a global standard in content creation.
– They were joined by the European venture capitalists DN Capital and Brighteye Ventures and successful entrepreneurs like s16VC and Kahoot founders.
– This capital injection advances Genially’s place as a leader in interactive content.

Aforza boosts digital twins for consumer packaged goods with $20M raise

– Aforza, a digital twin platform for orchestrating consumer packaged goods sales, has landed $22m in series A funding.
– The investment will help grow employees and create a new U.S. headquarters.
– Investors included DN Capital, Bonfire Ventures, Daher Capital, and Next47.
– The company was founded by former Salesforce execs involved in CPG efforts.


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