IP Group Plc Founded 2001
Founders David Norwood Michael Burychka
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Total investments 94
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 94
Rounds per year 4.70
Lead investments 26
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
Financial Services
Intellectual Property

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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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Silicon MicroGravity
Energy Efficiency
Oil and Gas
Venture - Series Unknown
7M11 Jun 2018 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Information Technology
Series C
01 Oct 2014 United Kingdom, Southampton
Enterprise Therapeutics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Series B
39M12 Apr 2018 United Kingdom, Lewes
Yoyo Wallet
Mobile Payments
Series C
30M25 Oct 2018 United Kingdom, Westminster
Big Data
Information Technology
Series B
15M18 Dec 2018 United States, Saratoga
Exyn Technologies
Series A
16M28 Jun 2019 United States, Philadelphia
Crescendo Biologics
Health Care
Series B
70M30 Apr 2018 United Kingdom, Cambridge
Life Science
688K18 Sep 2013 United Kingdom, Dundee
Clyde Biosciences
01 Aug 2012 United Kingdom, Glasgow
Information Technology
Location Based Services
Mobile Apps
7M01 Dec 2017 United Kingdom, Oxford
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