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EMV Capital

EMV Capital

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London


EMV Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 2018. The primary office of this VC is located in London. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 other investors. Aside from EMV Capital, start-ups are often funded by Old College Capital, Kelvin Capital, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs. The fund often co-invests with Wealth Club, Scottish Investment Bank, Saar Wilf. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, SyndicateRoom, Signify.

Q-Bot, PointGrab, Recycling Technologies are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United Kingdom. However, start-ups from 1 other country can be found in the fund's portfolio. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Artificial Intelligence, Electronics. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund.

The fund was established by Ilian Iliev. We also identified another 4 core personnel in our database.

Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. EMV Capital participates, on average, in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. In 2014, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 49 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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

100.0% of cases

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


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

2.6 years

Funds Investing Together

Wealth Club, Scottish Investment Bank

Funds Investing in Following

EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, SyndicateRoom, Signify

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