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KPN Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 28
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 3.50
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Internet of Things
  • Security
  • Information Technology
  • Enterprise Software

In 2015 was created KPN Ventures, which is appeared as VC. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Rotterdam. The company was established in Europe in The Netherlands. KPN Ventures appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the KPN Ventures, startups are often financed by Volta Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Qbic Fund. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Volta Ventures, Swisscom Ventures, Robert Bosch Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Temasek Holdings, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, Cottonwood Technology Fund.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 9 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Comparing to the other companies, this KPN Ventures performs on 17 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Internet of Things, Information Technology. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - The Netherlands. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Jasper, Actility, Cybersprint. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business Information Systems
Enterprise Software
$2M30 Jun 2022 -


Internet of Things
Smart Home
$3M29 Mar 2022 Malmo, Skåne County, Sweden


Cloud Security
Enterprise Software
Productivity Tools
02 Feb 2022 Basingstoke and Deane, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
Office Administration
$35M21 Jan 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Risk Management
$23M01 Dec 2020 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


Cyber Security
Fraud Detection
Risk Management
$23M22 Sep 2020 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

SettleMint NV

Developer Platform
Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
Financial Services
Information Technology
$2M27 Jan 2020 Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Belgium


Information Technology
Network Security
$10M19 Nov 2019 San Francisco, California, United States


Internet of Things
Smart Home
$8M29 Jul 2019 Malmo, Skåne County, Sweden


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