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Total investments 35
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 0.78
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 20
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Solar
  • Finance

In 1977 was created PROPARCO, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in France. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Paris.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the PROPARCO, startups are often financed by Omidyar Network, Quona Capital, FMO. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are FMO, International Finance Corporation, Vostok Emerging Finance. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by FMO, Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Vostok Emerging Finance.

For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Solar, Renewable Energy. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight JUMO, Neogrowth, IFMR Holdings. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2016. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Opposing the other organizations, this PROPARCO works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The overall number of key employees were 20.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

GoodLife Pharmacy

Health Care
$12M02 Mar 2022 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya


Courier Service
E-Commerce Platforms
Supply Chain Management
$4M19 Jan 2022 Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal

Metro Africa Express

Supply Chain Management
$31M19 Dec 2021 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Metro Africa Express

Supply Chain Management
$31M17 Dec 2021 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria


24 Nov 2021 Ebène, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius

BCP Bank (Mauritius)

Financial Services
Personal Finance
$29M30 Sep 2021 Ebène, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius

Khan Bank

Financial Services
$120M21 Sep 2021 Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Africa Mobile Networks

Communications Infrastructure
$36M21 Jul 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

d.light design

Renewable Energy
$10M26 May 2021 Berkeley, California, United States


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