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Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 13
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 1.86
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Cyber Security
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Network Security
  • Industrial Automation

The main office of represented VC is situated in the Blomberg. The company was established in Europe in Germany. Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures, startups are often financed by KfW, Bilfinger Venture Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Robert Bosch Venture Capital, KfW, KPN Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Nordic Alpha Partners, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs, ClearSky.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight smartB, iS5 Communications, SecurityMatters. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Cyber Security, Electric Vehicle. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - The Netherlands. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. This Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$7M08 Sep 2022 Graz, Steiermark, Austria

Digital Spine

Information Technology
Internet of Things
Smart Building
15 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Cloud Data Services
13 Dec 2021 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

SIGA OT Solutions

Cyber Security
Industrial Manufacturing
Machine Learning
$8M09 Aug 2021 Beersheba, South District, Israel

Artificial Intelligence
Internet of Things
28 Mar 2019 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

iS5 Communications

Cyber Security
Industrial Automation
Information Technology
Network Security
Professional Services
$17M08 Aug 2018 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


$510K15 Jun 2018 Siming, China

iS5 Communications

Cyber Security
Industrial Automation
Information Technology
Network Security
Professional Services
$17M22 Mar 2018 Ontario


Electrical Distribution
Energy Efficiency
Energy Management
Energy Storage
Industrial Automation
24 Jul 2017 Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Siga secures $8.1M Series B to prevent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure

– Israeli cybersecurity startup Siga OT Solutions raised $8.1m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by PureTerra Ventures, with investment from Israeli venture fund SIBF, Moore Capital and Phoenix Contact.
– The company plans to use the funding to accelerate its sales and strategic collaborations internationally.


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