Illuminate Financial Founded 2014
Founders Mark Beeston Mark Whitcroft
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Total investments 10
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 1.43
Lead investments 8
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.33
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Venture
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
B2B
Blockchain
Cloud Infrastructure
Enterprise Software
Financial Services
FinTech
Summary

Illuminate Financial is the famous VC, which was founded in 2014. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are FinTech, Finance. 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 Privitar, Genesis Global Solutions, RegTek Solutions. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. This Illuminate Financial works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

This organization was formed by Mark Beeston, Mark Whitcroft. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Illuminate Financial, startups are often financed by ValueStream Ventures, Tribeca Angels, Soros Fund Management. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tribeca Angels, ValueStream Ventures, Pivot Investment Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Citigroup, Salesforce Ventures, Partech.

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Latest deals
Company Industry Round Round Size Date Investors Location
Enmacc
Energy
Information Services
Information Technology
Trading Platform
Series A
8M 29 Jul 2019 Germany, Munich
Tookitaki
Compliance
Finance
FinTech
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Software
Series A
7M 17 Mar 2019 United States, San Jose
Cosaic
FinTech
iOS
Software
Stock Exchanges
Web Development
Series A
4M 14 Mar 2016 United States, Charlottesville
CloudMargin
Business/Productivity Software
Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
Software
Seed
27 Feb 2015 United Kingdom, Westminster
Curv
Blockchain
Cloud Computing
Cryptocurrency
Cyber Security
Financial Services
FinTech
Software
Series A
22 Oct 2020
CloudMargin
Business/Productivity Software
Finance
Financial Services
Financial Software
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
10M 10 Apr 2018 United Kingdom, Westminster
SteelEye
Analytics
Financial Services
Series A
10M 10 Feb 2020 United Kingdom, Westminster
Tookitaki
Compliance
Finance
FinTech
Machine Learning
Predictive Analytics
Software
Series A
11M 19 Jun 2021 United States, San Jose
Cosaic
FinTech
iOS
Software
Stock Exchanges
Web Development
Series B
17M 07 Feb 2019 United States, Charlottesville
RegTek Solutions
Market Research
Software
Venture Capital
Series A
5M 06 Sep 2017 United States, New York
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