Highland Europe

Founded 2012

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Total investments 73
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$59M
Portfolio companies 37
Rounds per year 4.11
Lead investments 30
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Analytics
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Software
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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Contentsquare

Analytics
CRM
E-Commerce
SaaS
Sales Automation
Late Stage Venture
500M25 May 2021 France, Paris

Late Stage Venture
25M20 Apr 2021

Nexthink

Analytics
Information Technology
Software
Late Stage Venture
176M08 Feb 2021 Switzerland, " Switzerland"}

LoveCrafts

E-Commerce
Marketplace
Mobile
Social
22M28 Jan 2021 United Kingdom, London

Wolt

Apps
Delivery
Delivery Service
Food Delivery
Mobile Payments
Late Stage Venture
530M25 Jan 2021 Finland, Helsinki

Zwift

Cycling
Fitness
Wellness
Late Stage Venture
450M16 Sep 2020 United States, Long Beach

Supermetrics

Analytics
B2B
Enterprise Software
Marketing
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
47M24 Aug 2020 Finland, Helsinki

Cobalt

Artificial Intelligence
Finance
Financial Services
Payments
Robotics
Security
Early Stage Venture
29M20 Aug 2020 United Kingdom, Westminster

Farewill

Advice
Consumer
Financial Services
Funerals
Legal
Venture - Series Unknown
27M08 Jul 2020 United Kingdom, London
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 developme... Read more
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 cust... Read more

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