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Growing Capital

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Gianni Matera


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Total investments 18
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 2.25
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Analytics
  • Software
  • Automotive
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile Apps

In 2015 was created Growing Capital, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Ireland. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Dublin.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the Growing Capital, startups are often financed by Enterprise Ireland, Plug and Play, Pascal Levy-Garboua. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are European Investment Fund, Enterprise Ireland, William Hockey. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Enterprise Ireland, Frontline Ventures, Elkstone.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Siren, Flipdish, Glofox. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Fitness, Information Technology. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get 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 - Ireland. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

This organization was formed by Gianni Matera.

When the investment is from Growing Capital the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Cerebreon Technologies

Machinery Manufacturing
$2M01 Apr 2020 County Donegal


Real Estate
$590K24 Jun 2019 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Brand Marketing
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Mobile Apps
$2M13 Jul 2018 Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland


Data Center
Online Portals
$590K02 Jun 2017 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Cerebreon Technologies

Machinery Manufacturing
$118K22 May 2017 Ireland, County Donegal, Ireland

Yedup Limited

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Hedge Funds
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Real Time
$685K13 Apr 2017 Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Brand Marketing
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Mobile Apps
$590K26 Mar 2017 Sandyford, Dublin, Ireland

Information Technology
20 Mar 2017 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


Information Technology
Sales Automation
$590K10 Mar 2017 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


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