Prosus - Unicorn Nest

Prosus

Prosus

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Headquarters Location

The Netherlands, Amsterdam

About

Prosus was established in 2019, and is a well known corporate investor. The headquarters of this corporate investor is in Amsterdam. This investor is located in Europe, The Netherlands.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United States. Besides this, the fund also invested in 11 other countries. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Internet, E-Commerce. In addition, there are 8 more industries where it has achieved success. Udemy, dott, Brainly are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 1 or 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 3-4 participants. Besides Prosus, start-ups are typically funded by SAIF Partners, Accel, Rocket Internet and 52 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Innova Capital Consultoria Ltda (Brazil), FJ Labs, Quona Capital and also 24 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Innova Capital Consultoria Ltda (Brazil), Meituan-Dianping, FJ Labs, and 14 VCs in total.

Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 52 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. In comparison with other funds, Prosus makes 13 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. This fund was the most active in 2017. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Prosus is more than 1 billion dollars. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2020.

The fund was created by Basil Sgourdos, Bob van Dijk. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 5.

Year Founded

2019

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: prosus.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

37.5% of cases

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

SAIF Partners, Accel, Rocket Internet

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