Hoxton Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Hussein Kanji Rob Kniaz


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Total investments 76
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 53
Rounds per year 8.44
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Cyber Security

Hoxton Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. When the investment is from Hoxton Ventures the average startup value is 100-500 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this Hoxton Ventures performs on 8 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4 participants. Despite the Hoxton Ventures, startups are often financed by Visionnaire Ventures, Speedinvest, Isomer Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Visionnaire Ventures, Isomer Capital, Index Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Index Ventures, Visionnaire Ventures, Future Fifty.

The current fund was established by Hussein Kanji, Rob Kniaz. We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

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. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Digital Media. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Deliveroo, Darktrace, Babylon Health.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$7M09 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Virtual Workforce
$15M03 May 2022 Bucharest, Romania


Property Development
Real Estate
$4M26 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Applications
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Intelligent Systems
Machine Learning
Supply Chain Management
$2M13 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Quantrol Ox

Information Technology
Machine Learning
$1M23 Feb 2022 Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland


Cyber Security
Health Care
Information Technology
$2M17 Jan 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


22 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Commercial Real Estate
Property Management
Real Estate
Virtual Reality
$8M15 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Flair Impact

$1M01 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom
Ochre Bio Closes $9.6M Seed Financing Led by Khosla Ventures

– Ochre Bio, a biotech company developing RNA medicines for chronic liver diseases, announced the closing of a $9.6M seed financing round led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from Backed VC, Apollo Health Ventures, Selvedge, Hoxton and Hermes-Epitek.
– The funding will be used to advance the development of Ochre Bio’s RNA therapies and expand their deep phenotyping platform to identify and validate new liver targets.
– Using deep phenotyping (‘phenomics’), the company digitizes liver biology at scale, from healthy through to advanced liver disease.
– Ochre Bio has already generated massive amounts of spatial genomics data from freshly donated human livers, and have uncovered hundreds of novel potential liver targets that are currently being validated in their labs.

Preply Raises $35M in Series B Funding

– Preply from Kyiv is a global edtech marketplace for tutor-based foreign language learning.
– The company raised $35m in Series B funding.
– The round was co-led by Owl Ventures and Full In Partners, with participation from previous investors Point Nine Capital, Hoxton Ventures, as well as EduCapital, All Iron, Diligent Capital and Evli Growth Partners.
– Angel investors Niklas Ostberg, co-founder and CEO of Delivery Hero, Arthur Kosten, co-founder of Booking.com, Przemyslaw Gacek, co-founder of Grupa Pracuj, and David Helgason, co-founder of Unity Technologies are also participants.


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