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Index Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders David Rimer Giuseppe Zocco Neil Rimer


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Total investments 1106
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 584
Rounds per year 40.96
Lead investments 259
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 199
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

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

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


$4M14 Dec 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$4M30 Nov 2021 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


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$190M28 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


$20M22 Nov 2021 Dublin, Dublin, Ireland


Developer APIs
UX Design
$90M18 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cloud Infrastructure
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$14M16 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Enterprise Software
Project Management
Task Management
$20M15 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Business/Productivity Software
Data Integration
Enterprise Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$250M09 Nov 2021 City of Brussels, Belgium


Autonomous Vehicles
$1B04 Nov 2021 Mountain View, California, United States
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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