Northzone Founded 1996
Founders Bjorn Stray Ingar Ostby Karl-Christian Agerup Tellef Thorleifsson
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Total investments 96
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$14M
Portfolio companies 96
Rounds per year 3.84
Lead investments 55
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.39
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Advertising
Business Development
E-Commerce
Internet
Mobile
Summary

Northzone appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1996. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Stockholm. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Sweden.

The current fund was established by Bjorn Stray, Tellef Thorleifsson. The overall number of key employees were 9.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Sweden. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Advertising, SaaS. The fund has no exact preference in some 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 most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Spotify, Klarna, IZettle. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Northzone, startups are often financed by Global Founders Capital, GP Bullhound, Index Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Industrifonden, Conor Venture Partners, Global Founders Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Industrifonden, Index Ventures, Creandum.

The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Northzone works on 10 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. When the investment is from Northzone the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Pollen
3D Printing
Adventure Travel
Advertising
Customer Service
E-Commerce
Events
Internet
Manufacturing
Marketing
Marketplace
Mechanical Engineering
Personalization
Retail
Ticketing
Travel
Series B
60M24 Oct 2019 France, Paris
Qapital
Apps
Banking
FinTech
Personal Finance
Series A
12M01 Feb 2017 United States, New York
Wagestream
Financial Services
FinTech
Wealth Management
Series A
20M20 May 2019 United Kingdom, Westminster
Depict.ai
E-Commerce
Product Design
Product Management
Seed
2M25 Aug 2020 Sweden, Stockholm
Universal Avenue
Advertising
Direct Sales
Marketing
Series A
10M11 Jul 2016 Sweden, Stockholm
Kahoot!
EdTech
Education
Gaming
Mobile
Software
Post-IPO Equity
28M12 Jun 2020 Norway, Oslo
Noquo Foods
Food and Beverage
Seed
3M23 Jan 2020 Sweden, Stockholm
Sticky
Advertising
Brand Marketing
Marketing
SaaS
Series A
3M11 Apr 2013 United States, New York
Silex Microsystems
Manufacturing
Semiconductor
Venture - Series Unknown
25M10 Jul 2008 Sweden, Stockholm
TestFreaks
Content
E-Commerce
SEO
Social
Series A
2M01 May 2007 Sweden, Stockholm
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