Kima Ventures

Kima Ventures

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Headquarters Location

France, Paris

About

Kima Ventures was established in 2010, and is a well known VC. The fund is located in France, Europe. The primary office of this VC is located in Paris.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2018. This fund was the most active in 2014. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund typically enters into 25-48 deals annually. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Kima Ventures is 1-5 millions dollars. Kima Ventures participates, on average, in 20 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. In real terms, this VC performs 16 percentage points less exits than other funds.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Mobile, Software. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 21 more areas of investment. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. TransferWise, Formlabs, Tulip Retail are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 15 other countries.

The fund was established by Jeremie Berrebi, Xavier Niel. Besides the listed founders, we have found 6 key employees of this fund in our database.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides Kima Ventures, start-ups are typically funded by Seedcamp, Jeremie Berrebi, Techstars New York City Accelerator and 82 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Xavier Niel, Techstars, Global Founders Capital, the total number of co-investors is 226. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by lool ventures, Uncork Capital, Fabrice Grinda, out of 237 investors from our database.

Year Founded

2010

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: kimaventures.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last, first_initial last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

99.4% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

>24

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

7.6% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x4

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.2 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.25 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.05 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

2

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Seedcamp, Techstars New York City Accelerator

Funds Investing Together

Techstars, Global Founders Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

lool ventures, Uncork Capital

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