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E-Merge

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Gru00e9gory Hu00e9do Laurent Drion

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Total investments 61
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 56
Rounds per year 2.54
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.08
Exits 16
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • Information Technology
Summary

E-Merge is the famous VC, which was founded in 1998. The company was established in Europe in Belgium. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Brussels.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the E-Merge, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, KEC Ventures, Healthy Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Y Combinator, KEC Ventures, Healthy Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Slow Ventures, Accomplice, Techstars Ventures.

For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as FinTech, Enterprise Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cabify, Rappi, Spire Global. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

The current fund was established by Gru00e9gory Hu00e9do, Laurent Drion. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The average startup value when the investment from E-Merge is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This E-Merge works on 9 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Anagram

FinTech
Health Care
Insurance
Internet
SaaS
Software
$2M01 Sep 2018 Santa Monica, California, United States

Work Today

SMS
Software
$1M28 Apr 2017 Santa Monica, California, United States

FloydHub

Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
GPU
Machine Learning
$4M16 Mar 2017 San Francisco, California, United States

Jobble

Business/Productivity Software
Human Capital Services
Marketplace
Online Portals
Retail
$1M06 Feb 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Anagram

FinTech
Health Care
Insurance
Internet
SaaS
Software
$2M01 Dec 2016 Santa Monica, California, United States

WAVE BL

Blockchain
Cryptocurrency
Financial Services
FinTech
Shipping
Supply Chain Management
Trading Platform
$1M27 Nov 2016 Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Uplevel Security

Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Data Visualization
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
$5M25 Oct 2016 New York, United States

HigherMe

Recruiting
Retail Technology
SaaS
$1M19 Oct 2016 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Sezzle

Computer
E-Commerce
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Mobile Payments
Payments
$1M05 Oct 2016 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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