Index Ventures Founded 1996
Founders David Rimer Giuseppe Zocco Neil Rimer
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Total investments 347
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$21M
Portfolio companies 347
Rounds per year 13.88
Lead investments 205
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Angel Investment
Finance
Venture Capital
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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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Movinga
Internet
Logistics
Service Industry
Small and Medium Businesses
Supply Chain Management
Series C
17M08 Dec 2016 Germany, Berlin
Photobox
Fashion
Internet
Photo Sharing
Photography
Printing
Web Design
Series B
5M01 Jul 2007 United Kingdom, Westminster
Josh Wood Colour
E-Commerce
Fashion
Lifestyle
Series A
5M10 Mar 2019 United Kingdom, Westminster
Criteo
Advertising
E-Commerce
Internet
Marketing
Series B
10M01 Jan 2008 France, Paris
Duffel
Developer APIs
Internet
Tourism
Travel
Series A
21M19 Jun 2019 United Kingdom, Westminster
CipherCloud
Cloud Security
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
Seed
25 Aug 2011 United States, San Jose
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals
Biotechnology
Health Care
Therapeutics
Convertible Note
3M18 Sep 2008 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Gidsy
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Tourism
Travel
Seed
1M16 Jan 2012 Germany, Berlin
Sezmi Corporation
Broadcasting
Media and Entertainment
Video
Series C
25M16 Nov 2009 Switzerland, Belmont
Certess
Electronic Design Automation (EDA)
Hardware
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
2M21 Dec 2007 United States, Campbell
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