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Highland Europe

Investor type Venture Capital

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Total investments 106
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$64M
Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 10.60
Lead investments 34
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.39
Exits 17
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Analytics
  • Information Technology
Summary

In 2012 was created Highland Europe, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Geneva. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Highland Europe, startups are often financed by Notion, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, Eden Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Highland Capital Partners, Eden Ventures, Notion. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Future Fifty, Index Ventures, Insight Partners.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline GetYourGuide, Adjust, Nexthink Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Shopping, SaaS. For fund there is no 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 some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

We also calculated 6 valuable employees in our database.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Opposing the other organizations, this Highland Europe works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Highland Europe is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Podimo

Audio
Content
Digital Entertainment
Podcast
$69M14 Sep 2022 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Contentsquare

Analytics
CRM
E-Commerce
SaaS
Sales Automation
$400M21 Jul 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Modulr

Banking
Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Payments
Software
$113M18 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Deepki

Analytics
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Software
$177M30 Mar 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

ME+EM

Fashion
Shopping
Women's
$75M22 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Red Sift

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cyber Security
Email
Machine Learning
PaaS
SaaS
Software
$54M24 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Snapshift

Information Technology
Restaurants
Software
$45M03 Feb 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Descartes Underwriting

FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
Risk Management
$141M31 Jan 2022 France, Ile-de-France, France

SoSafe Cyber Security Awareness

SaaS
$73M13 Jan 2022 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
News
Plentific Raises $100M in Series C Funding

– Plentific is a London, UK-based platform for smart property management.
– The company raised $100m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by new investors Highland Europe and Brookfield Technology Partners alongside Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and RXR Digital Ventures, as well as existing investors A/O PropTech and Target Global.
– The new investment will be used to expand the company’s presence in the United States, and globally, and to accelerate its engineering and product development to increase digitalisation across the property and facilities management space.

ActiveFence Announces $100 Million in Funding to Keep the Internet Safe

– ActiveFence raised $100M in funding.
– The announcement covers both a Series B round, led by CRV and Highland Europe, and a previously unannounced Series A round, led by Grove Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners.
– Other significant participants in the rounds include Vintage Investment Partners, Resolute Ventures and others.
– The company protects billions of people worldwide from disinformation, child abuse, terror, hate speech, fraud, and other online harms.
– The company’s roster of customers – which includes social media, audio and video streaming, file sharing, gaming, marketplaces and other types of technology platforms – continues to grow 100% year over year.
– The funds will be used to invest in product development as well as accelerate global growth. Today the company employs almost 200 people across six global offices.

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