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Kima Ventures

Founders Jeremie Berrebi Xavier Niel

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Total investments 782
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$2M
Portfolio companies 671
Rounds per year 55.86
Lead investments 41
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.14
Exits 71
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • SaaS
  • Mobile
Summary

In 2010 was created Kima Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Paris. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in France.

The current fund was established by Jeremie Berrebi, Xavier Niel. Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Software. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline TransferWise, Formlabs, Tulip Retail For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Kima Ventures, startups are often financed by Seedcamp, Jeremie Berrebi, Techstars New York City Accelerator. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Xavier Niel, Techstars, Global Founders Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by lool ventures, Uncork Capital, Fabrice Grinda.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The average startup value when the investment from Kima Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Kima Ventures works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 25-48 deals per year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Naboo

Hospitality
Human Resources
Software
$8M05 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Welfaire

Health Insurance
Insurance
$3M30 Jan 2024 Issy-les-moulineaux, Ile-de-France, France

Venture Orbital Systems

Aerospace
Space Travel
$31M23 Jan 2024 Reims, Grand Est, France

Crealo

Software
$1M18 Jan 2024 Neuilly-sur-seine, Ile-de-France, France

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Arcane Intelligence

Information Technology
$5M14 Dec 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

MoSo

Content Creators
Skill Assessment
Social Media
$2M13 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Bujeti

B2B
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$2M07 Dec 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

WeWatches

Jewelry
$885K24 Nov 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France
News
Unlock Raises $2M in Seed Funding

– Unlock from London, UK is a SaaS-enabled marketplace to build culture among remote teams.
– The company raised $2m in seed funding.
– The round was led by La Famiglia with participation from Kima Ventures, Antler, GuideStar Ventures and angels Eduardo Ronzano, Thibaud Elziere, Frederic Montagnon, Julien Romanetto, Nicolas Steegmann, Philipp Moehring, Andy Chung, Ville Vesterinen and Deepali Nangia from Atomico Angel Network, Richard Faern, Ian Hathaway, Lu Li, co-founders of Personio and Foodora, VP Product at Malt etc.
– The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.

Futures Factory Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

– Futures Factory is a French marketplace for selling sneakers.
– The company raised $2.5m in seed funding.
– The round was led by Seedcamp and Stride with participation comes from the co-founders of Voodoo, Kima Ventures, RTP Global, along with technology, crypto, and fashion angel investors.
– The company intends to use the funds to to build its product between September 2021 and March 2022.

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Total investments 782
Average round size 2M
Rounds per year 55.86
Peak activity year 2014
Lead investments 41
Follow on index 0.14
Exits 71
Group Appearance index 0.74

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Naboo

Hospitality
Human Resources
Software
$8M05 Feb 2024 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Welfaire

Health Insurance
Insurance
$3M30 Jan 2024 Issy-les-moulineaux, Ile-de-France, France

Venture Orbital Systems

Aerospace
Space Travel
$31M23 Jan 2024 Reims, Grand Est, France

Crealo

Software
$1M18 Jan 2024 Neuilly-sur-seine, Ile-de-France, France

Kosmik

SaaS
Software
$3M21 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Arcane Intelligence

Information Technology
$5M14 Dec 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

MoSo

Content Creators
Skill Assessment
Social Media
$2M13 Dec 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Bujeti

B2B
Financial Services
FinTech
Payments
$2M07 Dec 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

WeWatches

Jewelry
$885K24 Nov 2023 Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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