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DOB Equity

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 34
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 1.36
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Agriculture
  • Food and Beverage
  • Education
  • Environmental Engineering

DOB Equity is the famous VC, which was founded in 1997. The company was established in Europe in The Netherlands. The main department of described VC is located in the Veessen.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 60 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight M-KOPA, Twiga Foods, Sendy. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Kenya. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, Delivery. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the DOB Equity, startups are often financed by Savannah Fund, Opes Impact Fund, Data Collective DCVC. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wamda Capital, AHL Venture Partners, 1776 Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TLcom Capital Partners, International Finance Corporation, LGT Lightstone.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Zuri Health

Health Care
$1M18 May 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Laboremus Uganda

Information Technology
26 Apr 2022 Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

Mr. Green Africa

Environmental Engineering
Waste Management
13 Jan 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya


Electric Vehicle
$3M12 Nov 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Twiga Foods

$50M01 Nov 2021 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Ilara Health

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$3M15 Dec 2020 Kenya, Nairobi

Victory Farms

$1M25 Nov 2020 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Mr. Green Africa

Environmental Engineering
Waste Management
$2M15 Nov 2020 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Tanga Fresh Ltd.

Food and Beverage
25 Aug 2020 Tanga


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