Polytech Ventures

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 45
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 37
Rounds per year 3.21
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Big Data

Polytech Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2015. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Lausanne.

Besides them, we counted 3 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Polytech Ventures, startups are often financed by Venture Kick, Alpana Ventures, Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are investiere | Verve Capital Partners, Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), Alpana Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by investiere | Verve Capital Partners, Fyrfly Venture Partners, Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 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 - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lightbend, Beekeeper, Qwil. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Information Technology.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Polytech Ventures performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$1M28 Apr 2022 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland


Financial Services
$1M28 Sep 2021 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Financial Services
$2M16 Jun 2021 Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland


Food and Beverage
Organic Food
Subscription Service
$11M09 Jul 2020 Zug, Switzerland


Financial Services
$3M17 Jan 2019 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

The Glue

Financial Services
Information Services
Information Technology
$5M15 Jun 2018 Belgium, Flemish Brabant, Belgium


Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Supply Chain Management
$2M17 May 2018 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Financial Services
Micro Lending
Mobile Payments
$3M18 Jan 2018 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Product Search
Retail Technology
Social Impact
$2M17 Nov 2017 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Relai Raises CHF 2.5M in Series A Funding

– Relai is a Zurich, Switzerland-based bitcoin app.
– The company raised CHF 2.5m in Series A funding round.
– The round was led by Redalpine, Polytech Ventures, Fulgur Ventures and ACE & Company.
– The funds will be used to build a proprietary broker for efficient order processing and provide new offerings for investors looking to buy large amounts of bitcoin.


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