Close Many team members at Unicorn Nest are Ukrainians affected by Russian aggression. We do our best to solve any issues and answer your questions in the shortest possible time frames but some delays are possible.

Forestay Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Frederic Wohlwend

Overview

Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics

Team

Investments

News & Media

Add fund to favorites
info
Save this fund for later to form your own custom list of funds
This summary is composed by our algorithm based on the analysis of the deals. If you think that some of this information is not accurate, please let us know about it and provide any supporting evidences if possible. Such cases will be analyzed by our ML-algorithm and implemented in our database, which will improve this summary.
Total investments 23
Average round size
info
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$34M
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 4.60
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
info
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 1
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Big Data
  • Database
  • Cloud Computing
Summary

The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Switzerland. The main department of described VC is located in the Genu00e8ve.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Forestay Capital, startups are often financed by Auriga Partners, VI Partners AG, Galeo-Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Waypoint Capital, Highland Europe, Galeo-Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TOP Funds, Samsung Ventures, Olivier Pomel.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, CRM. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Nexthink, Wasabi Technologies, Kandou Bus

The current fund was established by Frederic Wohlwend. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 35 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

Read more

Related Funds

Funds investing in previous rounds
These funds often invest in the rounds preceeding the rounds of Forestay Capital:
Typical Co-investors
Forestay Capital is more likely to invest in rounds together with the following funds:
Funds investing in following rounds
These funds have a tendency to invest in the following rounds after Forestay Capital:
There are no funds here. If we find new data, we will add it here.

Funds with similar focus

Funds from Switzerland
Funds with similar focus located in Switzerland:
Funds with the same geo focus
Funds with similar geography of portfolio companies:
There are no funds here. If we find new data, we will add it here.
Funds doing lead investments
Funds with similar focus acting as lead investors:

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

MANTA

Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Information Technology
Software
$35M26 May 2022 New York, New York, United States

Convelio

Logistics
$35M07 Mar 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Zenjob

Employment
Human Resources
Recruiting
Staffing Agency
$53M22 Feb 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Scandit

Apps
Augmented Reality
Computer Vision
Field Support
Image Recognition
Retail
Retail Technology
Software
$150M09 Feb 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Stratio

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Visualization
Fleet Management
Logistics
Machine Learning
Mechanical Engineering
SaaS
Software Engineering
Transportation
$12M29 Nov 2021 Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Howspace

Education
Information Technology
Internet
Software
$14M11 May 2021 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Kandou Bus

Electronics
Energy
Information Technology
Manufacturing
$36M17 Nov 2020 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

K2View

Big Data
Data Integration
Enterprise Software
Software
$28M11 Aug 2020 Dallas, Texas, United States

Scandit

Apps
Augmented Reality
Computer Vision
Field Support
Image Recognition
Retail
Retail Technology
Software
30 Jun 2020 Zurich, Switzerland

Review

  • No reviews are submitted yet.
Do you want more?
We provide dozens of additional datapoints about this fund.
Sign up and get access to full fund profile and advanced analysis.
Full team
Industries heatmap
Stages heatmap
Georgaphy breakdown
Coinvestors
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent Forestay Capital?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

Wait!
You can raise money with us faster

Get matched with relevant funds

Find decision makers data

Connect with investors by email

Remind me later
...and save more than 200 hours*
*-Our recommendation and outreach system saves up to 200 hours of founder time on fundraising for seed and series A+ startups
We use LinkedIn only to verify your account. We don't import or message your contacts, nor post on your behalf.
By creating an account, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: