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Index Ventures

Founders David Rimer Giuseppe Zocco Neil Rimer

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Total investments 1153
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$41M
Portfolio companies 607
Rounds per year 41.18
Lead investments 277
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.47
Exits 199
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
Summary

Index Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 1996. The main department of described VC is located in the Geneva. The venture was found in Europe in Switzerland.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Index Ventures, startups are often financed by Spark Capital, Oreilly AlphaTech Ventures, The Accelerator Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are True Ventures, Tenaya Capital, T. Rowe Price. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Slow Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Highland Capital Partners.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Software, E-Commerce. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Slack Technologies, Dropbox, Supercell.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Index Ventures performs on 8 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from Index Ventures is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The current fund was established by David Rimer, Giuseppe Zocco, Neil Rimer. We also calculated 15 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DataSnipper

Database
Information Services
Intelligent Systems
Software
$100M01 Feb 2024 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Pomelo

Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
$40M17 Jan 2024 Entre Ríos Province, Argentina

Agrawal's AI initiative

$30M09 Jan 2024 -

tacto

Enterprise Software
Industrial
Procurement
SaaS
Software
$59M11 Dec 2023 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Cradle

Biotechnology
Product Research
$24M28 Nov 2023 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

BrightGo

Information Technology
Janitorial Service
SaaS
$3M13 Nov 2023 San Bruno, California, United States

Tofu

Content Marketing
Enterprise Software
Marketing
Marketing Automation
$5M19 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Cloover

Embedded Systems
Financial Services
Renewable Energy
$8M18 Oct 2023 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

Nova Credit

Consumer
Credit
Credit Bureau
Data Integration
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
$45M17 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Superplastic raises $20M to expand its cartoon influencer universe

– Superplastic, a company from the creator of Ello and Kidrobot, raised $20m funding.
– The round was led by Google Ventures, Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Craft Ventures, Day One Ventures, Galaxy Digital, Kakao, LINE Friends and individual investors like Cyan Banister, Jared Leto, Justin Timberlake and Scooter Braun.
– The company owns an animated collab house of “synthetic superstars” — characters who live on social media and pop up everywhere else through partnerships with celebrities, iconic fashion brands and gaming platforms.

Resistant AI scores $16.6M for its anti-fraud fintech tools

– Resistant AI, which uses artificial intelligence to help financial services companies combat fraud and financial crime, has raised $16.6m in Series A funding.
GV led the round, with participation from existing investors Index Ventures, Credo Ventures and Seedcamp, plus several unnamed angel investors specializing in financial technology and security.
– The funding will be used to meet rising demand from global financial institutions, including by building out its product, engineering and sales operations teams beyond its existing footprint — which also includes offices in London and New York.
– The startup says it has 30 customers signed up at this stage to use its dedicated anti-fraud security products — which include machine learning detection of fraudulent documents and AI for spotting problematic patterns of transactions.

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Total investments 1153
Average round size 41M
Rounds per year 41.18
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 277
Follow on index 0.47
Exits 199
Group Appearance index 0.93

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

DataSnipper

Database
Information Services
Intelligent Systems
Software
$100M01 Feb 2024 Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Pomelo

Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
$40M17 Jan 2024 Entre Ríos Province, Argentina

Agrawal's AI initiative

$30M09 Jan 2024 -

tacto

Enterprise Software
Industrial
Procurement
SaaS
Software
$59M11 Dec 2023 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Cradle

Biotechnology
Product Research
$24M28 Nov 2023 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

BrightGo

Information Technology
Janitorial Service
SaaS
$3M13 Nov 2023 San Bruno, California, United States

Tofu

Content Marketing
Enterprise Software
Marketing
Marketing Automation
$5M19 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States

Cloover

Embedded Systems
Financial Services
Renewable Energy
$8M18 Oct 2023 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

Nova Credit

Consumer
Credit
Credit Bureau
Data Integration
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
$45M17 Oct 2023 San Francisco, California, United States
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