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Inven Capital

Investor type Micro VC

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Total investments 23
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$35M
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 2.88
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.43
Exits 2
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Software
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transportation
  • Clean Energy
Summary

In 2014 was created Inven Capital, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Prague. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Czech Republic.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sonnen, tadou00b0, Neuron Soundware. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Predictive Analytics. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

We also calculated 3 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Inven Capital, startups are often financed by eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Target Partners, Shortcut Ventures GmbH. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Total Ventures, eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Munich Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by eCAPITAL entrepreneurial Partners AG, Total Ventures, Munich Venture Partners.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Opposing the other organizations, this Inven Capital works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ZOLAR

Energy
Solar
$118M19 May 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Forto

Freight Service
Logistics
Real Time
Shipping
Software
Supply Chain Management
Transportation
$238M21 Jun 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Vulog

Automotive
Car Sharing
Ride Sharing
SaaS
Software
Subscription Service
Transportation
$30M20 Jan 2021 Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Topite

Home Improvement
$3M06 Nov 2020 Prague, Prague, Czechia

Eliq

Analytics
Energy
Energy Management
SaaS
$5M22 Sep 2020 Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden

ZOLAR

Energy
Solar
$17M10 Sep 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Forto

Freight Service
Logistics
Real Time
Shipping
Software
Supply Chain Management
Transportation
$50M31 Jul 2020 Germany, Berlin

ZOLAR

Energy
Solar
$11M27 Aug 2019 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Driivz

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Information Technology
Software
$12M01 Aug 2019 Israel, North District, Israel
News
Forto Raises $240 Million in Funding Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 at $1.2 Billion Valuation

– Forto has successfully raised $240M in an investment round.
– The round was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 21, with participation from Citi Ventures and G Squared, and strong backing from existing investors including Northzone, Inven Capital, Cherry Ventures, and Unbound.
– With this round, Forto’s valuation now stands at $1.2B.

Vulog Raises $31M in Funding

– Vulog is a new mobility technology provider based in Nice, France.
– The company raised $31m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and its current investors, which are Frog Capital, ETF Partners, Inven Capital, and Bpifrance.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s AI-powered services for the world’s leading OEMs (Volkswagen, Stellantis, Kia Motors, Mocean), as well as new mobility providers (Repsol, Sumitomo Corporation and British Columbia Automobile Association, among others).

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