DSM Venturing

DSM Venturing

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Headquarters Location

The Netherlands, Urmond


DSM Venturing is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 1902. This investor is located in Europe, The Netherlands. The the headquarters of this VC is in Urmond.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 4 founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 6 other locations. Segetis, Verdezyne, Raycatch are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Medical, Health Care. In addition, there are 9 more industries where it has achieved success.

Besides the listed founders, we have found 2 key employees of this fund in our database.

The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 23 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. DSM Venturing participates, on average, in 15 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 2-3 others. Along with DSM Venturing, start-ups are often financed by BASF Venture Capital, Burrill & Company, Prelude Trust as well as 10 other investors. The fund often co-invests with BASF Venture Capital, Burrill & Company, Prelude Trust, overall with 16 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Burrill & Company, BASF Venture Capital, Prelude Trust, out of 2 investors from our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: dsm.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.2% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

16.1% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

0.4 years

Funds Investing in Previous

BASF Venture Capital, Burrill & Company, Prelude Trust

Funds Investing in Following

Burrill & Company, BASF Venture Capital, Prelude Trust

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