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Kibo Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Aquilino Pena Javier Torremocha

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Total investments 103
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$19M
Portfolio companies 64
Rounds per year 10.30
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits 13
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
  • 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

Acurable

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
Software
Wearables
$12M03 Oct 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

PandaGo

$5M26 Sep 2022 Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Julaya

FinTech
Mobile Payments
$5M21 Sep 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Devo USA

Analytics
Big Data
Cloud Data Services
Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
$100M02 Jun 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Proportunity

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
Machine Learning
Real Estate
Software
$8M31 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Proportunity

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Lending
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
Machine Learning
Real Estate
Software
$2M14 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Gamestry

E-Learning
$3M13 Apr 2022 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Trucksters

Logistics
Transportation
$9M14 Mar 2022 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Circular

Human Resources
Information Technology
Recruiting
$7M07 Mar 2022 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
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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