GP Bullhound

Founded 1999
Founders Christian Lagerling Hugh Campbell Manish Madhvani Per Roman


Unlock datapoints

Portfolio analytics



News & Media

Add fund to favorites
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 70
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 3.18
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 21
Key employees 14
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Mobile
  • Social Media

GP Bullhound appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1999. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spotify, Klarna, Avito. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, SaaS.

The typical startup value when the investment from GP Bullhound is more than 1 billion dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This GP Bullhound works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The fund was created by Christian Lagerling, Hugh Campbell, Manish Madhvani, Per Roman. Besides them, we counted 14 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the GP Bullhound, startups are often financed by Northzone, Bonsai Venture Capital SCR, The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Creandum, Edastra Venture Capital, FJ Labs. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Northzone, Accel, ePlanet Capital.

Read more

Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Resolution Games

Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality
$25M14 Jul 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


$5M29 Apr 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Delivery Service
Food Delivery
Mobile Apps
$531M31 Mar 2021 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


Mobile Apps
Wine And Spirits
$155M03 Feb 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Search Engine
$100M01 Dec 2020 Willistown Township, Pennsylvania, United States


Online Games
PC Games
Video Games
$11M26 Aug 2020 Stockholm County


Education and Training Services (B2B)
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Educational Software
Language Learning
Social Media
27 May 2020 England


$2M15 Apr 2020 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain


Application Software
Customer Service
Financial Services
Financial Software
Mobile Payments
Other Financial Services
$500M17 Feb 2020 London, England, United Kingdom
Whoop Raises $200M in Series F Funding at $3.6 Billion Valuation

– Whoop, a Boston MA-based human performance company, raised $200M in Series F funding.
– The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with participation from IVP, Cavu Ventures, Thursday Ventures, GP Bullhound, Accomplice, NextView Ventures and Animal Capital.
– The company intends to use the funds to invest in research and development to build the future of wearable technology, expand hiring across engineering, data science and analytics, acquire leading technology companies to evolve the membership offering, and enter new markets through strategic international expansion.

Lingokids Raises USD$40M in Funding

– Lingokids from Madrid is a provider of an early learning platform.
– Series C $40m round brings company valuation to $100m.
– The round was led by an undisclosed investor, with participation from GP Bullhound and existing investors HV Capital and Ravensburger, among others.
– The new investment will be used for further international expansion, development of new and engaging forms of content for kids, as well as global hiring, especially for the platform engineering and development teams.


  • 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
Portfolio analysis
Performance indexes
Latest highlights
Unlock all data
Do you represent GP Bullhound?
Get access to manage this page
Get in touch
Found incorrect info? Let us know!

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: