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Mercia Fund Managers

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Mark Payton Tim Hazell


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Total investments 136
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 106
Rounds per year 10.46
Lead investments 66
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 8
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer
  • Medical Device

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


Video Streaming
$2M08 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Role Mapper Technologies

$2M29 Nov 2022 Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
$23M22 Nov 2022 Budapest, Hungary

Log My Care

Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Care
$4M03 Nov 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Health Care
Machine Learning
Medical Device
$14M27 Sep 2022 Oxford, England, United Kingdom


Business Development
Business/Productivity Software
$685K17 Aug 2022 Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom


Medical Device
$3M06 Apr 2022 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Kaido Group

Health Care
$548K28 Jan 2022 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom


Advertising Platforms
Mobile Advertising
$5M17 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


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