Founded 1963
Founders Franu00e7ois Pinault


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Total investments 3
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 3
Rounds per year 0.05
Lead investments 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Fashion
  • Wearables
  • Marketplace
  • Retail

Kering appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1963. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Paris. The company was established in Europe in France.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are E-Commerce, Social Media. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Fancy, Lamoda.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2011. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1 partaker. Despite the Kering, startups are often financed by Jim Pallotta, Rocket Internet, Red Sea Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by American Express, Will Smith, TEV | Tengelmann Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vestiaire Collective

E-Commerce Platforms
Social Shopping
$210M01 Mar 2021 France Ile-de-France Paris


$13M13 Dec 2012 Moscow Russia


Social Media
$10M01 Nov 2011 New York United States
NTWRK Secures $50M

– Ntwrk, a livestream shopping platform that broadcasts 24/7 from a New York City storefront, has raised $50m.
– The round was led by the Goldman Sachs Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs), and global luxury group Kering.
LionTree Partners and Tenere Capital also participated.

Vestiaire Collective Raises €178M in Funding

– Vestiaire Collective, a Paris, France-based global platform for second-hand fashion, raised €178m in funding.
– The round was led by Kering (KER.PA) and US investment firm Tiger Global Management as well as existing shareholders.
– The new funding will be used to scale up the company’s technology and data innovation roadmap.


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