Jolt Capital

Founded 2011
Founders Jean Schmitt Philippe Sereys De Rothschild


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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 16
Rounds per year 1.70
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Analytics
  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence

In 2011 was created Jolt Capital, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in France. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Paris.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Jolt Capital, startups are often financed by GGV Capital, NGP Capital, Vertex Ventures Israel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are NGP Capital, Vertex Ventures Israel, Vertex Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vertex Ventures Israel, Vertex Ventures, Vaekstfonden - The Danish Growth Fund.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Jolt Capital works on 2 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Jean Schmitt, Philippe Sereys De Rothschild. Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Alpha MOS, NIL Technology ApS, Eyeota Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Real Time, Mobile. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - France.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Virta Ltd.

Customer Service
Electric Vehicle
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$35M20 Apr 2021 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

NIL Technology ApS

Product Research
$30M24 Feb 2021 Capital Region of Denmark


Network Security
Social Network
$11M17 Dec 2019 Pennsylvania, United States


Big Data
Enterprise Software
Natural Language Processing
Search Engine
Text Analytics
$23M09 Jul 2019 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

NIL Technology ApS

Product Research
$7M05 Dec 2018 Capital Region of Denmark


$17M08 Oct 2018 North Rhine-Westphalia


$23M03 Oct 2018 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Blackwood Seven

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Marketing Automation
Predictive Analytics
$19M31 May 2018 Capital Region of Denmark


Green Building
Internet of Things
Smart Building
$11M07 Sep 2017 Dubai
Kebony Raises €30M in Funding

– Kebony is a Oslo, Norway-based environmentally friendly wood modification technology company.
– The company raised €30m in funding.
– The round was led by Jolt Capital and Lightrock with participation from existing shareholders such as Goran, MVP, FPIM, PMV and Investinor.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth initiatives in core markets in Europe and the US.

NIL Technology Raises $31M in Funding

– NIL Technology from Copenhagen develops diffractive optical elements and components using high-precision nanoscale features for 3D sensing, consumer electronics, machine vision, autonomous vehicles and VR/AR displays.
– The company raised €26m in funding.
– The round was co-led by Jolt Capital, NGP Capital and Vækstfonden with EIC Fund as a new investor.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s mass production capabilities and expand its product development efforts.


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