Kibo Ventures

Founded 2012
Founders Aquilino Pena Javier Torremocha

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Total investments 69
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$8M
Portfolio companies 57
Rounds per year 7.67
Lead investments 12
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 13
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
Summary

Kibo Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2011. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Madrid. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Spain.

This organization was formed by Aquilino Peu00f1a, Javier Torremocha. Besides them, we counted 8 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical startup value when the investment from Kibo Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Kibo Ventures performs on 19 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 4 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Kibo Ventures, startups are often financed by Wayra, Alfonso Villanueva, Spark Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are JME Ventures, VitaminaK, Yago Arbeloa. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by JME Ventures, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Spark Capital.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Spain. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Devo, Jobandtalent, Minube. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Social Media, Artificial Intelligence.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gamestry

E-Learning
$5M06 Sep 2021 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Exoticca

Adventure Travel
Leisure
Reservations
Tourism
Travel
$29M30 Jul 2021 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Trucksters

Logistics
Transportation
$7M13 Jul 2021 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Green Eagle Solutions

$2M18 May 2021 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Jobandtalent

Business/Productivity Software
Employment
Information Services (B2C)
Marketplace
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Staffing Agency
$103M08 Jan 2021 Spain, Community of Madrid

Exoticca

Adventure Travel
Leisure
Reservations
Tourism
Travel
$5M28 Oct 2020 Spain, Catalonia

Odilo

EBooks
Information Technology
Internet
Software
$10M22 Jul 2020 New York, New York, United States

DefinedCrowd

Artificial Intelligence
Data Center
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
Software
$50M27 May 2020 Seattle, Washington, United States

Exoticca

Adventure Travel
Leisure
Reservations
Tourism
Travel
$12M13 Aug 2019 Catalonia
News
Cloud security and analytics platform Devo raises $250M to bolster R&D efforts

– Devo Technology, a startup developing cloud logging and cybersecurity products, announced that it raised $250 million in a series E funding round valuing the company at $1.5 billion.
TCV led the investment along with General Atlantic, Eurazeo, Bessemer Venture Partners, Insight Partners, Georgian, and Kibo Ventures, which brings Devo’s total funds raised to more than $400 million.
– CEO Marc van Zadelhoff says that the money will be put toward “aggressive growth” across new regions and verticals and “significantly increas[ing] investment” in channel expansion and product R&D.

Exoticca Closes $30M Series C Funding Round

– Exoticca from Barcelona is specialized in multi-day package tours.
– The company raised $30m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by 14W and Mangrove Capital Partners with participation from Aldea Ventures and existing investors such as Milano Investment Partners SGR, K Fund, Bonsai Partners, Kibo Ventures and Sabadell Venture Capital.
– The new investment will be used to invest in technology and product with the objective of further automating the booking process and enhancing the travelers’ experience.

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