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Total investments 7
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.20
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Media and Entertainment
  • News
  • Sports
  • Advertising
  • Publishing

ProSieben is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1986. The company was established in Europe in Germany. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Munich.

The high activity for fund was in 2015. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the ProSieben, startups are often financed by Dawn Capital, Battery Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Qumra Capital, Dawn Capital, Battery Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Qumra Capital, La Maison ITF, Goldman Sachs.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Media and Entertainment, Sports. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. 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 Minute Media, EverSport Media, Wochit. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Minute Media

Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Social News
$40M26 Feb 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Minute Media

Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Social News
$39M12 Jun 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Joyn GmbH

Media and Entertainment
Video Streaming
01 Dec 2018 Bavaria

Minute Media

Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Social News
$15M14 Feb 2017 United Kingdom, England


Content Marketing
Enterprise Software
Media and Entertainment
Video Editing
$13M27 Oct 2016 New York, United States

EverSport Media

Broadcasting, Radio and Television
Entertainment Software
Social/Platform Software
Web Browsers
$4M10 Oct 2015 California, United States


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