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LVP

LVP

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London

About

LVP is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2010. The main office of this VC is situated in London. The fund is located in United Kingdom, Europe.

The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 4 other locations. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Supercell, Futureplay Games, Sensible Object are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Social Media, PC Games. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Along with LVP, start-ups are often financed by DN Capital, Paul Heydon, Initial Capital as well as 6 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Initial Capital, DN Capital, March Capital Partners, the total number of co-investors is 22. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Makers Fund, Northzone, Korea Investment Partners, as well as 17 other investors.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from LVP is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. LVP is involved in 11 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2016. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 4 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations.

The fund was created by David Gardner, David Lau-Kee, Paul Heydon. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 2.

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: lvp.ca; User name format in descending order of probability: first '.' last, first

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

100.0% of cases

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

4-6

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

30.9% of cases

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

0.15 out of 1

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

1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

DN Capital, Initial Capital

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Makers Fund, Northzone, Korea Investment Partners

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