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Porton Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Harvey Boulter

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Total investments 13
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 7
Rounds per year 0.57
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.46
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Electronics
  • Automotive
Summary

Porton Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The venture was found in Asia in United Arab Emirates. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Dubai.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Porton Group, startups are often financed by UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, Oxford Technology Management, Development Bank of Wales. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, Oxford Technology Management, Development Bank of Wales. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Unilever Ventures, UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund, Swarraton Partners.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline P2i, Psynova Neurotech, Warwick Acoustics Ltd Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Energy, Manufacturing.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2011.

This organization was formed by Harvey Boulter.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Microvisk Technologies

Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical Device
$2M31 May 2013 St Asaph, United Kingdom

Warwick Acoustics Ltd

Automotive
Electrical Distribution
Electronics
Manufacturing
$2M19 Sep 2012 United Kingdom, England

ACAL Energy

Automotive
Chemical
Energy
Fuel Cell
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$8M15 Jun 2011 United Kingdom, England

SmartKem

Electronics
Organic
Semiconductor
20 Apr 2011 United Kingdom, Manchester

Microvisk Technologies

Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical Device
$8M26 Jan 2011 St Asaph, Wales

Microvisk Technologies

Health Care
Manufacturing
Medical Device
$3M09 Sep 2010 St Asaph, United Kingdom

P2i

Apps
Electronics
Nanotechnology
$7M01 Jun 2010 United Kingdom, England

ACAL Energy

Automotive
Chemical
Energy
Fuel Cell
Manufacturing
Renewable Energy
$4M03 Dec 2008 United Kingdom, England

Psynova Neurotech

Biotechnology
$3M16 Mar 2006 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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