Piton Capital

Founded 2010
Founders Andrin Bachmann Greg Lockwood

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Total investments 64
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 31
Rounds per year 5.82
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.52
Exits 6
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Marketplace
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet
  • Software
  • SaaS
Summary

Piton Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2010. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

This Piton Capital works on 15 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The typical startup value when the investment from Piton Capital is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Piton Capital, startups are often financed by Cherry Ventures, RTAventures VC, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Cherry Ventures, Vostok New Ventures, RTAventures VC. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Target Global, RTAventures VC, MMC Ventures.

The current fund was established by Andrin Bachmann, Greg Lockwood. Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, Marketplace. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Auto1 Group, ManoMano, Booksy.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

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CRM
Information Technology
Internet
Logistics
11 Feb 2021 Baden-Württemberg

Dental21

Dental
Digital Marketing
Health Care
05 Feb 2021 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Watchmaster

Consumer Goods
E-Commerce
Jewelry
Marketplace
12 Aug 2020 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Musixmatch

Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Media and Entertainment
Music
Music Streaming
Natural Language Processing
$2M01 Aug 2020 Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Zenloop

SaaS
Software
$7M15 Jun 2020 Berlin

ManoMano

DIY
E-Commerce
Home and Garden
Home Improvement
Internet
Marketplace
$139M28 Jan 2020 Ile-de-France

Plantix

AgTech
Apps
Artificial Intelligence
Image Recognition
$7M21 Nov 2019 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

ProcSea

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Marketplace
Seafood
Supply Chain Management
$7M15 Oct 2019 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Booksy

Beauty
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
SaaS
Wellness
$28M26 Sep 2019 San Francisco, California, United States

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