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Mercia Fund Managers

Founders Mark Payton Tim Hazell

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Total investments 149
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 116
Rounds per year 10.64
Lead investments 72
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.22
Exits 8
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Private Equity
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Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer
  • Information Technology
Summary

Mercia Fund Managers appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2010. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the Henley In Arden.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2013. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. When the investment is from Mercia Fund Managers the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. Comparing to the other companies, this Mercia Fund Managers performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 47 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Thalia Design Automation, NuVision, W2 Global Data Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Biotechnology, Health Care.

The fund was created by Mark Payton, Tim Hazell. Besides them, we counted 18 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Mercia Fund Managers, startups are often financed by Imperial Innovations, Wayra, Northstar Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Scottish Investment Bank, Midlands Engine Investment Fund, Midven. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Innovate UK, Scottish Investment Bank, Development Bank of Wales.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Role Mapper Technologies

Software
$2M20 Dec 2023 Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

Kuano

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
$2M12 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Distil.ai

Marketing
Software
$1M06 Jul 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Workbuzz

Internet
Social Media
$8M22 Jun 2023 -

Centuro Global

Human Resources
Legal Tech
Professional Networking
Professional Services
$4M28 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Social Value Portal

Information Services
Information Technology
Online Portals
Social
$11M19 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Adludio

Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Mobile Advertising
$2M04 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

CanSense

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$2M08 Mar 2023 Swansea, United Kingdom

Dxcover

$10M01 Feb 2023 -

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Total investments 149
Average round size 1M
Rounds per year 10.64
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 72
Follow on index 0.22
Exits 8
Group Appearance index 0.49

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Role Mapper Technologies

Software
$2M20 Dec 2023 Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

Kuano

Artificial Intelligence
Biotechnology
$2M12 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Distil.ai

Marketing
Software
$1M06 Jul 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Workbuzz

Internet
Social Media
$8M22 Jun 2023 -

Centuro Global

Human Resources
Legal Tech
Professional Networking
Professional Services
$4M28 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Social Value Portal

Information Services
Information Technology
Online Portals
Social
$11M19 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Adludio

Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Mobile Advertising
$2M04 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

CanSense

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$2M08 Mar 2023 Swansea, United Kingdom

Dxcover

$10M01 Feb 2023 -
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