Mercia Fund Managers Founded 2010
Founders Mark Payton Tim Hazell
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Total investments 87
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 87
Rounds per year 7.91
Lead investments 64
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.17
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Private Equity
Seed
Areas of investment
Financial Services
Life Science
Venture Capital
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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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
GeckoLabs
Computer
EdTech
Education
Information Technology
Marketing
Software
Venture - Series Unknown
2M01 Jul 2019 United Kingdom, City of Edinburgh
Cyan Forensics
Computer
Software
Seed
413K01 Jun 2017 United Kingdom, City of Edinburgh
ClinSpec Diagnostics
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
Seed
1M02 May 2019 United Kingdom, Glasgow
Refract
Artificial Intelligence
Business Development
SaaS
Sales
Training
Seed
688K02 Feb 2017 United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne
ArcVehicle
Autonomous Vehicles
Innovation Management
Seed
2M07 Nov 2018 United Kingdom, Coventry
Kwanji
B2B
E-Commerce
Finance
Financial Services
Payments
Shipping
Small and Medium Businesses
Seed
620K01 Sep 2014 United Kingdom, Westminster
Kwanji
B2B
E-Commerce
Finance
Financial Services
Payments
Shipping
Small and Medium Businesses
Seed
413K25 Nov 2013 United Kingdom, Westminster
PolyTherics
Biotechnology
Medical Device
Therapeutics
Venture - Series Unknown
18M26 Jul 2013 United Kingdom, Westminster
Invizius
Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Series A
3M11 Sep 2019 United Kingdom, City of Edinburgh
Aceleron
Energy
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
Venture - Series Unknown
2M28 Jul 2020 United Kingdom, Birmingham
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