Nesta Impact Investments

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Total investments 33
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 20
Rounds per year 3.67
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Education
  • Internet
  • SaaS
  • Software
  • Health Care

Nesta Impact Investments appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

Besides them, we counted 5 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Applied, Oomph Wellness, Third Space Learning. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Social Media, E-Learning.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2015. This Nesta Impact Investments works on 26 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Nesta Impact Investments, startups are often financed by Wayra, Scottish Investment Bank, Isfield Investments. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ananda Impact Ventures, Scottish Investment Bank, Isfield Investments. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Finance Yorkshire, Ananda Impact Ventures, Valhalla Investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

MEL Science

$15M01 Dec 2020 England

Skin Analytics

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
$5M08 Sep 2020 London, England, United Kingdom


Primary Education
$2M29 Apr 2020 United Kingdom, England


$10M17 Apr 2020 United Kingdom, England

Q Doctor

Health Care
$2M09 Apr 2020 London, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Human Resources
Information Technology
$1M09 Oct 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Arbor Education

Big Data
$2M03 Dec 2018 London, England, United Kingdom


Human Resources
$452K08 Nov 2017 London, England, United Kingdom


Online Games
Online Portals
Video Games
$1M21 Aug 2017 United Kingdom, Scotland


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