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HV Holtzbrinck Ventures

Founders Lars Langusch

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Total investments 438
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 220
Rounds per year 18.25
Lead investments 82
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.50
Exits 75
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
Summary

HV Holtzbrinck Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The main department of described VC is located in the Munich. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Shopping, Internet. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Groupon, Rocket Internet, Zalando.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, startups are often financed by Picus Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Speedinvest. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are e.ventures, Project A, Picus Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vorwerk Direct Selling Ventures, RTP Global, H14.

The average startup value when the investment from HV Holtzbrinck Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. This HV Holtzbrinck Ventures works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The high activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

We also calculated 9 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bitlight Labs

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Information Technology
02 Feb 2024 -

Rabot Charge

Electric Vehicle
Electrical Distribution
Energy Management
$20M31 Jan 2024 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Ceezer

CleanTech
Consulting
Digital Media
$12M25 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Packmatic

$17M24 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

finn.auto

Automotive
Leasing
$118M11 Jan 2024 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Kipu Quantum

Information Services
Information Technology
$12M19 Dec 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Floy

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Software
$6M16 Nov 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Recommendy

Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Machine Learning
Software
$5M20 Oct 2023 Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

LANCH

Delivery
Food and Beverage
$7M12 Oct 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Total investments 438
Average round size 21M
Rounds per year 18.25
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 82
Follow on index 0.50
Exits 75
Group Appearance index 0.84

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Bitlight Labs

Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency
Information Technology
02 Feb 2024 -

Rabot Charge

Electric Vehicle
Electrical Distribution
Energy Management
$20M31 Jan 2024 Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Ceezer

CleanTech
Consulting
Digital Media
$12M25 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Packmatic

$17M24 Jan 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

finn.auto

Automotive
Leasing
$118M11 Jan 2024 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Kipu Quantum

Information Services
Information Technology
$12M19 Dec 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Floy

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Software
$6M16 Nov 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Recommendy

Artificial Intelligence
E-Commerce
Machine Learning
Software
$5M20 Oct 2023 Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

LANCH

Delivery
Food and Beverage
$7M12 Oct 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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