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Novator

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Hasan Qureshi Thor Bjorgolfsson

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Total investments 44
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$67M
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 2.44
Lead investments 6
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.48
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Health Care
  • iOS
Summary

The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London.

The fund was created by Thor Bjorgolfsson. Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zwift, Rebag, Verne Global. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Iceland. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Peer to Peer, Content.

This Novator works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Novator is 1-5 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2019. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 25 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Novator, startups are often financed by LVP, General Catalyst, FJ Labs. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Makers Fund, General Catalyst, Firstminute Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Technology Development Fund, Ion Pacific, Northzone.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Klang Games

Android
Gaming
Information Technology
iOS
PC Games
Product Design
Software
$41M06 Jul 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

SidekickHealth

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical
Mobile
$55M05 May 2022 Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden

Olive

Artificial Intelligence
Business Intelligence
Health Care
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Procurement
Robotics
Software
$3M18 Apr 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nord Security

Cyber Security
Network Security
Privacy
$100M06 Apr 2022 Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania

Rebag

E-Commerce
Fashion
Peer to Peer
$33M15 Dec 2021 New York, New York, United States

TIER Mobility

Electric Vehicle
Last Mile Transportation
Recreational Vehicles
Rental
Ride Sharing
$202M25 Oct 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Numan

E-Learning
Medical Device
$40M13 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

DNEG

Film
Motion Capture
$250M18 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Sona

Apps
Elder Care
Employment
Enterprise Software
Hospitality
Human Resources
Logistics
Nursing and Residential Care
Retail Technology
$2M10 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Numan Raises $40M in Series B Funding

– Numan is a digital platform for men’s health.
– Company raised $40m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by White Star Capital, with participation from existing investors Novator, Vostok New Global, Anthemis Exponential and Colle Capital, and new investor Hanwha Dream Fund.
– The new investment will be used to continue to expand operations and its business reach, as well as the therapeutic areas it covers.

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