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Fil Rouge Capital (FRC)

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Ales Pustovrh Julien Coustaury Roger Blott


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Total investments 153
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 109
Rounds per year 17.00
Lead investments 13
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 3
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Gaming
  • SaaS

Fil Rouge Capital (FRC) is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Ljubljana. The company was established in Europe in Slovenia.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Fil Rouge Capital (FRC), startups are often financed by Matthias Hilpert, ABC Accelerator, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are AC & Friends GmbH. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by EIT Digital Accelerator, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 10 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. The typical startup value when the investment from Fil Rouge Capital (FRC) is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

The current fund was established by Julien Coustaury, Roger Blott. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Marketing. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight TVbeat. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Native Teams

Information Services
Information Technology
$2M08 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Magic Forest

$59K01 Apr 2022 -


Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
$236K14 Mar 2022 -


$295K17 Feb 2022 Croatia, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia


Green Consumer Goods
$759K23 Nov 2021 Zagreb, City of Zagreb, Croatia


Internet Radio
Music Streaming
$59K01 Oct 2021 Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia


App Discovery
$354K26 Jul 2021 -

Break Stuff App

Artificial Intelligence
Social Network
$59K09 Jul 2021 Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia


Digital Media
$70K26 Apr 2021 Zagreb, City of Zagreb, Croatia


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