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ING Group

Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Adriana Venter


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Total investments 41
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 38
Rounds per year 1.32
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 11
Key employees 31
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet
  • Solar

In 1991 was created ING Group, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Amsterdam. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in The Netherlands.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The typical startup value when the investment from ING Group is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this ING Group performs on 11 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the ING Group, startups are often financed by Thomvest Ventures, Investec, Inception Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are BNP Paribas Private Equity, Societe Generale, Commerzbank. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Aster, SmartFin Capital, International Finance Corporation.

The current fund was established by Adriana Venter. Besides them, we counted 30 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PayPal, Ascenty, Kabbage. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Lending, E-Commerce. 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Network Hardware
$6B02 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Clean Energy
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Energy Storage
Impact Investing
Power Grid
Smart Building
Smart Cities
Smart Home
13 Jan 2022 Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands


Optical Communication
Satellite Communication
$260M17 Dec 2021 Vale of White Horse, England, United Kingdom

Zzoomm Full Fibre Broadband

Communications Infrastructure
Internet of Things
Optical Communication
$137M01 Oct 2021 Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

SageSure Insurance Managers

Property Insurance
Real Estate
$125M25 Sep 2021 Jersey City, New Jersey, United States


Financial Services
17 Jun 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Consumer Lending
Financial Services
$30M02 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Information Services
Information Technology
$2M23 Mar 2021 Belgium, Liège, Belgium

The Renewables Infrastructure Group

Renewable Energy
Wind Energy
$685M18 Dec 2020 Guernsey, Guernsey, Guernsey


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