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Founders Future

Founders Future

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Headquarters Location

France, Paris


Founders Future is the renowned VC, which was created in 2018. The fund is located in France, Europe. The the headquarters of this VC is in Paris.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Along with Founders Future, start-ups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, Andreessen Horowitz, Wilco. The most common co-investors for the fund are Nicolas Douay, VARIV Capital, USM Holdings. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Wilco, VARIV Capital, USM Holdings.

Pinterest, comet, Bnext are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Internet, Health Care. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 9 more industries for this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - Spain. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund.

In comparison with other funds, Founders Future makes 21 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019. This fund was the most active in 2018. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund typically enters into 7-12 deals annually. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When Founders Future invests, the average start-up valuation is more than 1 billion dollars.

The fund was established by Marc Ménasé. Besides the listed founders, we have found 3 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first

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]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

9.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

8.5 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at]

0.11 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.1 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

New Enterprise Associates, Andreessen Horowitz, Wilco

Funds Investing Together

VARIV Capital, USM Holdings

Funds Investing in Following

Wilco, VARIV Capital, USM Holdings

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