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Founders Matthias Lais Michael Spitz

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Total investments 55
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 5.00
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.40
Exits 3
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
Summary

In 2013 was created main incubator, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Europe in Germany. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Frankfurt.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The average startup value when the investment from main incubator is 10-50 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2019.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the main incubator, startups are often financed by Wayra, Nicole Junkermann, NJF Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Swiss Life, Deutsche Telekom Strategic Investments, Deutsche Bank. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by 42CAP, Varengold Bank, NJF Capital.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Grover, Userlane, OptioPay. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Subscription Service, Artificial Intelligence. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany.

The current fund was established by Matthias Lais, Michael Spitz. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terra One

$8M25 Apr 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Daato

Information Technology
Software
$5M20 Mar 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Triple

Developer Tools
Payments
Software
$7M07 Dec 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Vamo

Manufacturing
Service Industry
$3M27 Sep 2023 Germany, Georgia, United States

Squake

Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
Sustainability
$4M21 Jun 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Secfix

B2B
Business Development
Cloud Security
Compliance
Cyber Security
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Penetration Testing
Small and Medium Businesses
$3M01 Mar 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Pliant

$30M17 Feb 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

beatvest

Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$1M26 Jan 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Scompler

Advertising
Marketing
$8M02 May 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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Total investments 55
Average round size 5M
Rounds per year 5.00
Peak activity year 2021
Lead investments 8
Follow on index 0.40
Exits 3
Group Appearance index 0.96

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Terra One

$8M25 Apr 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Daato

Information Technology
Software
$5M20 Mar 2024 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Triple

Developer Tools
Payments
Software
$7M07 Dec 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Vamo

Manufacturing
Service Industry
$3M27 Sep 2023 Germany, Georgia, United States

Squake

Environmental Consulting
Renewable Energy
Sustainability
$4M21 Jun 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Secfix

B2B
Business Development
Cloud Security
Compliance
Cyber Security
E-Commerce
Information Technology
Penetration Testing
Small and Medium Businesses
$3M01 Mar 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Pliant

$30M17 Feb 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

beatvest

Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$1M26 Jan 2023 Munich, Bayern, Germany

Scompler

Advertising
Marketing
$8M02 May 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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