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Mercia Technologies

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Tim Hazell

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Total investments 68
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$3M
Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 8.50
Lead investments 23
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.34
Exits 7
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Manufacturing
  • Biotechnology
Summary

Mercia Technologies appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the Henley In Arden.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Mercia Technologies, startups are often financed by Innovate UK, Development Bank of Wales, Touchstone Innovations. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Touchstone Innovations, Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Woodford Investment Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Upscale, University of Birmingham, Touchstone Innovations.

The current fund was established by Tim Hazell. Besides them, we counted 8 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. This Mercia Technologies works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The typical startup value when the investment from Mercia Technologies is 10-50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 49 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Psioxus Therapeutics, Smart Antenna Technologies, W2 Global Data The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Services, Energy.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

SERG Technologies

Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$2M12 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Netacea

Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Internet
Machine Learning
Network Security
SaaS
Security
$12M15 Feb 2022 Manchester, England, United Kingdom

CyberOwl

Analytics
Computer
Cyber Security
Internet of Things
Network Security
03 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Aceleron

Energy
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$6M19 Jan 2022 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Broker Insights

Commercial Insurance
Information Services
Insurance
Search Engine
$8M20 Dec 2021 Dundee City, Dundee, United Kingdom

Warwick Acoustics

Audio
B2C
Consumer Electronics
Electronics
$3M15 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

UK Landscapes

Environmental Consulting
03 Nov 2021 Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

Forensic Analytics

Analytics
Consulting
Software
Training
$6M28 Oct 2021 Letchworth, East, United Kingdom

Pimberly

Computer
SaaS
Software
$8M26 Oct 2021 Manchester, England, United Kingdom

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