Global Innovation Fund Founded 2014
Founders Alix Zwane
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Total investments 21
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 3.00
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.05
Exits -
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Summary

Global Innovation Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ideas42, Simprints, WhereIsMyTransport. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Services, Mobile. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States.

The overall number of key employees were 12.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Comparing to the other companies, this Global Innovation Fund performs on 24 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 61 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Global Innovation Fund, startups are often financed by Omidyar Network, MacArthur Foundation, Goodwell Investments. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Goodwell Investments, Endeavor Catalyst, Warburg Pincus. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by United States Agency for International Development, Spring Accelerator, Clean Energy Ventures (CEV).

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
OnlinePajak
Information Services
Information Technology
Series B
25M23 Oct 2018 Indonesia, Jakarta Special Capital Region
WhereIsMyTransport
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Series A
7M28 Feb 2020 United Kingdom, Westminster
EM3 AgriServices
Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Series B
10M09 Aug 2017 India, Noida
SparkMeter
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Power Grid
Debt Financing
600K01 Jan 2017 United States, Washington
breastIT
Health Care
Grant
20K10 Nov 2018 Uganda, Kampala
Educate!
Education
Grant
289K09 Feb 2016 United States, Denver
Safeboda
Apps
Consumer
Transportation
Debt Financing
229K01 Apr 2016 Uganda, Kampala
Evidence Action
Charity
Non Profit
Social Entrepreneurship
Grant
09 Feb 2016 United States, Washington
ideas42
Association
Education
Non Profit
Grant
2M19 Mar 2018 United States, New York
Afrimarket
Education
Payments
Point of Sale
Series B
11M06 Sep 2016 France, Paris
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