January Capital

Founded 2015


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Total investments 25
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 4.17
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Internet
  • Retail

In 2015 was created January Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Australia. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Brisbane.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the January Capital, startups are often financed by DKSH, Blue Sky Private Equity, Y Combinator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Blue Sky Private Equity, Sinarmas, Qualgro VC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by DKSH, SEEK Ltd., MDI Ventures.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. When the investment is from January Capital the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this January 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. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as E-Commerce, Education. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get 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 - Australia. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ShopBack, aCommerce, ParcelPoint. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Rainforest Life

$20M07 Sep 2021 Singapore, Central Region, Singapore

Great Question

Customer Service
Information Services
Information Technology
UX Design
$2M14 Jul 2021 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Civil Engineering
E-Commerce Platforms
Industrial Engineering
Supply Chain Management
25 May 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Financial Services
Information Technology
$1M30 Mar 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Big Data
Business Intelligence
Data Integration
Digital Marketing
Marketing Automation
Predictive Analytics
$24M25 Feb 2021 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Retail Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
09 Feb 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Artificial Intelligence
$15M05 Feb 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore


$5M06 Jan 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Health Care
Machine Learning
$13M08 Dec 2020 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
E-commerce aggregator Rainforest raises $20M just months after its last funding

– Rainforest, an e-commerce aggregator, raised $20m in pre-Series A funding.
– The round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures and joined by Nordstar, Insignia Venture Partners, January Capital, Crossbeam Venture Partners, Amasia and Lo & Behold Group.
– The company plans to triple its brand portfolio by the end of this year.

Great Question gets $2.5M seed round to make customer research easier

– Great Question, a customer research platform, raised $2.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Funders Club, January Capital, Nomo VC and Twenty-Two Ventures.
– Angel investors Warren Hogarth, Jon Williams, Jason Smale, Robbie Allan also participated.


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