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Investor type Micro VC
Founders Bernd Hardes


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Total investments 32
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 1.39
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 12
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • Health Care
  • Retail
  • Food and Beverage

In 1999 was created ECONA AG, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Europe in Germany. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Berlin.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this ECONA AG performs on 10 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The typical startup value when the investment from ECONA AG is 5-10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2016.

The current fund was established by Bernd Hardes. The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the ECONA AG, startups are often financed by Asia Venture Group, Venturra Capital, btov Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are btov Partners, Global Founders Capital, Asia Venture Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Earlybird Venture Capital, btov Partners, iSelect.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Facebook, Zynga, WinLocal For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are E-Commerce, Mobile.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Information Technology
$2M11 Jul 2019 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

iPrice Group

20 Aug 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Subscription Service
28 Jun 2018 Zug, Switzerland


Developer Tools
Software Engineering
$1M15 May 2018 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

MeinAlarm24 GmbH

01 Jan 2018 Baden-Württemberg


Information Services
Real Estate
Rental Property
$3M16 Nov 2017 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Pets Deli

Subscription Service
15 Sep 2017 Germany, Berlin


Food and Beverage
Health Care
$7M05 May 2017 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Pop Meals (previously dahmakan)

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
$1M20 Feb 2017 Kuala Lumpur


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