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European Commission

Investor type Government Office

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Total investments 135
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$6M
Portfolio companies 112
Rounds per year 2.08
Lead investments 5
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits 9
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Technology
Summary

In 1958 was created European Commission, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The venture was found in Europe in Belgium. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Brussels.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the European Commission, startups are often financed by Bpifrance, VisVires New Protein, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tekes, Northwest Regional Development Agency, National Center for Research & Development. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, kraftwerk Inc., Vinnova.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as SaaS, Software. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Ynsect, ElMindA, Cubbit The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from European Commission is 10-50 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2015. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. This European Commission works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 31 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

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Innitius

Medical Device
$4M28 Dec 2022 Spain, Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, Spain

Ørsted

Energy
Energy Storage
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$96M16 Dec 2022 Gerning, Midtjylland, Denmark

Neo Performance Materials

Chemical
Manufacturing
Natural Resources
$22M09 Nov 2022 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ORamaVR

Education
Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
Software
Training
Virtual Reality
$2M12 Oct 2022 Geneva, Switzerland

Faurecia

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Industrial
Manufacturing
Sustainability
$251M03 Oct 2022 Nanterre, Ile-de-France, France

Codean

$472K11 Aug 2022 Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

LiveEO

$22M05 Aug 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Myelo Therapeutics

Health Care
Information Technology
$20M04 Aug 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

INDRESMAT

Chemical
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Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing
$3M01 Aug 2022 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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