Index Ventures

Founded 1996
Founders David Rimer Giuseppe Zocco Neil Rimer

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Total investments 880
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$30M
Portfolio companies 390
Rounds per year 15.60
Lead investments 228
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 152
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Electric Gamebox

Augmented Reality
Digital Entertainment
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Video Games
Early Stage Venture
11M10 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Gregarious, Inc.

Mobile Apps
Seed
5M27 May 2021 United States, New York

BrightHire

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Recruiting
Software
Early Stage Venture
12M26 May 2021 United States, New York

Early Stage Venture
21M20 May 2021

Causaly

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Medical
Pharmaceutical
Semantic Search
Early Stage Venture
17M17 May 2021 United Kingdom, Westminster

Seed
5M13 May 2021

Sanlo

Apps
Big Data
Finance
FinTech
Gaming
Software
Seed
3M12 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Persona - Crunchbase School Profile & Alumni

Compliance
Cyber Security
FinTech
Fraud Detection
Identity Management
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
Early Stage Venture
50M04 May 2021 United States, San Francisco

Productboard

Analytics
Consumer Research
Internet
Product Design
Product Management
Product Research
Project Management
Late Stage Venture
72M22 Apr 2021 United States, San Francisco
News
ClickHouse Raises $50M in Series A Funding
– ClickHouse is a New York-based provider of an online analytical processing (OLAP) database management system. – Company raised $50m in Series A funding. – The round was led by Index Ventures and Benchmark with participation from Yandex N.V. – The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s growth and expand operations. Read more
ClickHouse, Inc. Announces Incorporation, Along With $50M In Series A Funding
– ClickHouse announced their decision to officially incorporate as a company: ClickHouse, Inc along with nearly $50M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures and Benchmark with participation by Yandex N.V. and others. – The creator of ClickHouse, Alexey Milovidov (CTO), will be joined by co-founders and seasoned enterprise software executives, Yury Izrailevsky (President, Product and Technology) and Aaron Katz (CEO). – ClickHouse technology was first developed over 10 years ago at Yandex, Europe’s leading inter... Read more

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