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Jelix Ventures

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Andrea Gardiner Ian Gardiner Kym Hooper


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Total investments 32
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 20
Rounds per year 4.57
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence

The main department of described VC is located in the Sydney. The company was established in Australia.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Jelix Ventures, startups are often financed by University of Auckland Inventors Fund, Techstars Adelaide Accelerator, Techstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Uniservices, NZVIF, K1W1.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Legal, Legal Tech. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sinorbis. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Australia.

The current fund was established by Andrea Gardiner, Ian Gardiner.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When the investment is from Jelix Ventures the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 55 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The important activity for fund was in 2018.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Quantum Brilliance

Cloud Computing
Quantum Computing
$18M14 Feb 2023 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia


$2M15 Dec 2022 Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

SafeStack Academy

Cyber Security
Developer Tools
$2M05 Dec 2022 Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Artificial Intelligence
Legal Tech
$3M29 Nov 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Information Technology
$2M19 Oct 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Catalyst Technologies

Enterprise Software
$3M12 Oct 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$5M05 Oct 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Financial Services
Open Source
$7M15 Aug 2022 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Industrial Automation
$3M27 Jun 2022 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Quantum Brilliance Raises $9.7M in Seed Funding

– Quantum Brilliance is a full-stack quantum accelerator startup based in Canberra, Australia and Stuttgard, Germany.
– The company closed a USD$9.7m seed funding.
– The round was co-led by the QxBranch founders’ and Main Sequence investment consortium with participation from CP Ventures, Investible, Jelix Ventures, MA Financial (formerly Moelis Australia) Growth Ventures Fund, R3I Ventures, and Ultratech Capital Partners.
– The new funding will be used to hire for 20 roles including VP of Engineering and scientists, physicists, software engineers and control engineers.


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