Kernel Capital Founded 1999
Founders Niall Olden
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Total investments 30
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 1.36
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Enterprise Software
Finance
Financial Services
Security
Venture Capital
Summary

Kernel Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2011. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the San Mateo.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Ireland. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Intune Networks, Arralis, Datactics. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Information Technology, Big Data.

Besides them, we counted 21 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When the investment is from Kernel Capital the average startup value is 5-10 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2013. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this Kernel Capital works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Kernel Capital, startups are often financed by Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurship. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity fund, Enterprise Ireland, Act Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Enterprise Ireland, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Act Venture Capital.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
AltraTech
Biotechnology
Genetics
Hospitality
Semiconductor
Venture - Series Unknown
5M01 Jun 2017
Oncomark
Biotechnology
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Venture - Series Unknown
2M15 Feb 2017 Ireland, Dublin
Immersive VR Education
E-Learning
Education
Virtual Reality
Venture - Series Unknown
1M13 Feb 2017 Ireland, Waterford
Nomos Software
Developer APIs
Enterprise Software
Software
Telecommunications
Venture - Series Unknown
589K22 Feb 2012 Ireland, Cork
Ikon Semiconductor
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
Semiconductor
Venture - Series Unknown
942K06 Oct 2011 Ireland, Dublin
neoSurgical
Health Care
Medical
Wellness
Venture - Series Unknown
1M23 Sep 2011 Ireland, Galway City
AltraTech
Biotechnology
Genetics
Hospitality
Semiconductor
Seed
1M17 Apr 2014
ChipSensors
Electronics
Industrial
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
Venture - Series Unknown
2M20 Apr 2010 Ireland, The Metropolitan District of Limerick City
Teckst
CRM
Enterprise Software
Mobile
SaaS
Seed
2M17 May 2016 United States, New York
Corlytics
Compliance
Financial Services
FinTech
Risk Management
Venture - Series Unknown
3M04 Jan 2017 Ireland, Dublin
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