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H&M CO:LAB

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Total investments 42
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$18M
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 4.67
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 1
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion
  • Sustainability
  • Location Based Services
  • Textiles
Summary

The main department of described VC is located in the Stockholm. The venture was found in Europe in Sweden. H&M CO:LAB appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the H&M CO:LAB, startups are often financed by D-Ax Corporate Venture Capital, Wingefors Invest, Sebastian Picardo. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Virata Corp., Victor Jacobsson, Venrex Investment Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Zalando, Venrex Investment Management.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 2 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Colorifix, Ivyrevel, Infinited Fiber Company. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Machine Learning, Biotechnology. 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 - Sweden.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2019. When the investment is from H&M CO:LAB the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars.

We also calculated 1 valuable employee in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

eComID

E-Commerce
Fashion
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
Software
Sustainability
$3M04 Mar 2024 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

Laced

E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Marketplace
Shoes
$12M24 May 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Kintra Fibers

Advanced Materials
CleanTech
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
$7M05 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States

Smartex

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Hardware
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
Textiles
$24M03 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

AlgiKnit

Biotechnology
Manufacturing
Product Design
Sustainability
Textiles
$13M29 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Materra

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Fashion
Sustainability
Textiles
$4M12 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Colorifix

Biotechnology
Commercial
Fashion
$24M30 May 2022 Norwich, England, United Kingdom

Sheertex

Fashion
Lifestyle
Wearables
Women's
$80M20 Apr 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fairbrics

$7M29 Mar 2022 France, Ile-de-France, France

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Total investments 42
Average round size 18M
Rounds per year 4.67
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 5
Follow on index 0.40
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.79

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

eComID

E-Commerce
Fashion
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
Software
Sustainability
$3M04 Mar 2024 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

Laced

E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Marketplace
Shoes
$12M24 May 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Kintra Fibers

Advanced Materials
CleanTech
Manufacturing
Nanotechnology
$7M05 Jan 2023 New York, New York, United States

Smartex

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Hardware
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
Textiles
$24M03 Nov 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

AlgiKnit

Biotechnology
Manufacturing
Product Design
Sustainability
Textiles
$13M29 Jun 2022 New York, New York, United States

Materra

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
Fashion
Sustainability
Textiles
$4M12 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Colorifix

Biotechnology
Commercial
Fashion
$24M30 May 2022 Norwich, England, United Kingdom

Sheertex

Fashion
Lifestyle
Wearables
Women's
$80M20 Apr 2022 Old Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fairbrics

$7M29 Mar 2022 France, Ile-de-France, France
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