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IP Group Plc

Founders David Norwood Michael Burychka

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Total investments 275
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 149
Rounds per year 11.96
Lead investments 33
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.46
Exits 20
Key employees 25
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Software
  • Therapeutics
  • Information Technology
Summary

IP Group Plc is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2001. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the London.

The current fund was established by David Norwood, Michael Burychka. We also calculated 25 valuable employees in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Oxford Nanopore Technologies, WaveOptics, Yoyo Wallet. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Health Care, Health Diagnostics. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The average startup value when the investment from IP Group Plc is 100-500 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 5 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This IP Group Plc works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the IP Group Plc, startups are often financed by Innovate UK, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Lansdowne Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Northstar Ventures, Lansdowne Partners, Oxford Technology Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Lansdowne Partners, Invesco, Northstar Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Enterprise Therapeutics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Therapeutics
$35M29 Jan 2024 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

AccelerComm

Semiconductor
$29M11 Apr 2023 Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Deep Render

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$6M29 Mar 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Quantum Motion Technologies

Quantum Computing
$57M21 Feb 2023 Leeds, England, United Kingdom

AudioScenic

3D Technology
Audio
Computer Vision
Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
Software
15 Feb 2023 Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Storm Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Therapeutics
$30M14 Dec 2022 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Pulmocide

Biotechnology
Drug Discovery
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Medical Device
Pharmaceuticals
$52M06 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Diffblue

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Software
$8M21 Nov 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Innervace

Health Care
Medical
Neuroscience
$40M08 Sep 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Total investments 275
Average round size 12M
Rounds per year 11.96
Peak activity year 2012
Lead investments 33
Follow on index 0.46
Exits 20
Group Appearance index 0.87

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Enterprise Therapeutics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Therapeutics
$35M29 Jan 2024 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

AccelerComm

Semiconductor
$29M11 Apr 2023 Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Deep Render

Artificial Intelligence
Information Technology
Machine Learning
$6M29 Mar 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Quantum Motion Technologies

Quantum Computing
$57M21 Feb 2023 Leeds, England, United Kingdom

AudioScenic

3D Technology
Audio
Computer Vision
Consumer Electronics
Information Technology
Software
15 Feb 2023 Southampton, England, United Kingdom

Storm Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Therapeutics
$30M14 Dec 2022 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Pulmocide

Biotechnology
Drug Discovery
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Medical Device
Pharmaceuticals
$52M06 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Diffblue

Artificial Intelligence
Developer Tools
Software
$8M21 Nov 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Innervace

Health Care
Medical
Neuroscience
$40M08 Sep 2022 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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