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Minerva Business Angel Network

Investor type Angel Group


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Total investments 16
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 0.59
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 1
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Software
  • Medical Device
  • Electronics
  • Education

In 1994 was created Minerva Business Angel Network, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Coventry. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Minerva Business Angel Network, startups are often financed by Synergis Technologies, SyndicateRoom, Porton Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Angels 5K, Midven, Wild Blue Cohort. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SyndicateRoom, Newable Private Investing, Envestors.

Besides them, we counted 1 critical employee of this fund in our database.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2011. The real fund results show that this VC is 1 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Electronics, Education. 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 various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline The Electrospinning Company, Warwick Acoustics Ltd, Lightpoint Medical Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
$219K02 Apr 2018 England

The Electrospinning Company

3D Technology
Life Science
Medical Device
$890K01 Feb 2017 England

Heimdall Protective Technologies

Technical Support
$205K29 Jul 2015 Stoke-on-Trent

Compare Hospitality

$137K17 Jun 2015 England

Learning Labs

18 Sep 2014 Birmingham

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Consumer Electronics
$152K17 Jan 2014 England

Warwick Acoustics Ltd

Electrical Distribution
$1M25 Nov 2013 England

Learning Labs

$411K29 Jul 2013 Birmingham

Lightpoint Medical

Medical Device
$275K25 Jun 2013 England


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