Kennet Partners

Founded 1997
Founders Michael Elias

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Total investments 86
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$10M
Portfolio companies 66
Rounds per year 3.58
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 40
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile
Summary

Kennet Partners appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1997. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Kennet Partners, startups are often financed by The North West Fund, OTC Asset Management, Vision Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vision Capital, Toba Capital, Northcap. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Toba Capital, Insight Partners, Ventech.

This organization was formed by Michael Elias. The overall number of key employees were 5.

The real fund results show that this VC is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The typical startup value when the investment from Kennet Partners is 10-50 millions dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. This Kennet Partners works on 20 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2005. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2008.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Vlocity, NTRglobal, MedeAnalytics. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Mobile, Advertising. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

eStoreMedia.com

Brand Marketing
Digital Media
E-Commerce
E-Commerce Platforms
Software
1
$28M02 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, London

Scoro

Project Management
SaaS
Software
1
$16M09 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, London

Provar

CRM
Sales Automation
Software
Usability Testing
1
$17M03 Feb 2021 United Kingdom, London

Onfleet

Delivery
Enterprise Software
Last Mile Transportation
Location Based Services
Logistics
Navigation
Same Day Delivery
Software
1
$14M30 Oct 2020 United States, San Francisco

eloomi

Application Performance Management
Compliance
Corporate Training
E-Learning
Education
Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
1
$7M15 Sep 2020 Denmark, Copenhagen

Rimilia

Accounting
Finance
Software
1
$15M03 Feb 2020 United Kingdom, " United Kingdom"}

Codility

Big Data
Consulting
Employment
Human Resources
Information Technology
Internet
Recruiting
SaaS
Skill Assessment
Software
1
$22M30 Jan 2020 United States, San Francisco

Spatial Networks

Analytics
Geospatial
Information Technology
Mobile
Software
1
$42M07 Jan 2020 United States, Saint Petersburg

eloomi

Application Performance Management
Compliance
Corporate Training
E-Learning
Education
Human Resources
Information Technology
SaaS
Software
1
$12M25 Jul 2019 Denmark, Copenhagen
News
Scoro Raises $16 Million in Series B Funding To Invest In Its End-to-End Work Management Software

– Scoro announced a $16.4m Series B funding round led by Kennet Partners.
– Additional investors include Columbia Lake Partners, Inventure, Livonia Partners and Tera Ventures.
– The investment will fuel continued global expansion and is supported by new French and Spanish versions of the software.
– Scoro’s most recent product launch has been a modernization of the Gantt chart, which had not evolved since its creation at the turn of the 19th Century.
Kennet Partners’ Managing Director Hillel Zidel also joins the Board of Directors, alongside Dave Kellogg. Martin Fincham continues to lead the Board of Directors as Scoro’s Chairman.

Grip Raises $13M in Series A Funding

– Grip, a London, UK-based market engagement platform, raised $13M in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Kennet Partners.
– The company intends to use the funds to expand digital offerings and territories.
– Grip provides a market engagement platform for virtual and in-person events working with the majority of the world’s largest event organisers including Reed Exhibitions, Messe Frankfurt, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch.

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