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Gapminder VC

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 48
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 8.00
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • SaaS

Gapminder VC is the famous VC, which was founded in 2017. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Bucharest. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Romania.

The real fund results show that this VC is 63 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. When the investment is from Gapminder VC the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Gapminder VC, startups are often financed by Gecad Ventures, Techstars, Malin-Iulian Stefanescu. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, LAUNCHub Ventures, Gecad Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by LAUNCHub Ventures, Techstars Ventures, ROCA Partners.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Romania. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Information Technology. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SmartDreamers

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Machine Learning
$6M21 Feb 2023 Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


Staffing Agency
$236K16 Dec 2022 Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


Staffing Agency
$965K14 Dec 2022 Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


$2M27 Oct 2022 Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


Video Games
$3M25 May 2022 Luxembourg, Canton Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Asset Management
Cloud Computing
Cloud Infrastructure
Cloud Management
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Information Technology
$3M22 May 2022 Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Virtual Workforce
$15M03 May 2022 Bucharest, Romania


Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
$590K05 Apr 2022 -


Health Care
Medical Device
$1M31 Jan 2022 Timișoara, Timiș, Romania
FintechOS Raises USD60M in Series B Funding

– FintechOS is a global technology provider for banks, insurers and other financial services companies.
– The company raised USD60m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Draper Esprit with participation from existing investors Earlybird Digital East, Gapminder Ventures, LAUNCHub Ventures, and OTB Ventures, among others.
– The new funding will be used to expand operations and business reach to target financial institutions in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and North America.
– This includes new offices in the USA, Dubai, and Singapore, along with the addition of 120 new staff members resulting in a 40% increase in overall headcount.


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