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EDUCAPITAL

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Litzie Maarek Marie-Christine Levet

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Total investments 24
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 4.80
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • EdTech
  • E-Learning
  • Software
  • Video Games
Summary

EDUCAPITAL is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Paris. The company was established in Europe in France.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the EDUCAPITAL, startups are often financed by AGORANOV, Nicolas Douay, Wilco. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Impact Partenaires, Bpifrance, XAnge.

The current fund was established by Litzie Maarek, Marie-Christine Levet. The overall number of key employees were 2.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, Digital Media. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - France. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Student Pop, Magic Makers, Labster.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

codary

EdTech
Education
Information Technology
12 Sep 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Labster

E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Life Science
Simulation
Virtual Reality
$50M04 Apr 2022 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Invivox

Health Care
Medical
Professional Services
$8M23 Mar 2022 Rennes, Brittany, France

FourthRev

EdTech
Education
Higher Education
$8M27 Jan 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

360Learning

B2B
Corporate Training
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Human Resources
SaaS
Software
$200M21 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

Simundia

Education
Human Resources
Training
$10M12 Oct 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

LiveMentor

Education
Internet
Tutoring
$12M06 Oct 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

PowerZ

Gaming
Video Games
$7M08 Jul 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Engageli

E-Learning
Higher Education
$33M11 May 2021 California, United States
News
Corporate learning platform 360Learning raises $200 million

– 360Learning, a French e-learning company, raised $50m funding.
– The round was led by Bpifrance’s Large Venture fund and joined by XAnge and Educapital.
– Existing investors also participated in the round.
– The company plans to hire more people, expand to new markets and make some acquisitions.

PowerZ raises $8.3 million for its video game focused on education

– French startup PowerZ raised $8.3m funding.
– The round was led by Bpifrance Digital Venture, RAISE Ventures and Bayard.
– Existing investors Educapital, Hachette Livres, Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet and Michaël Benabou are also investing once again.
– The company wants to build a game that is as engaging as Minecraft or Fortnite, but with a focus on education.
– Aimed at kids who are six years old and over, PowerZ teleports the player into a fantasy world with cute dragons and magic spells.
– The company wants to partner with other game studios.
– It plans to launch its game on the iPad this week.

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