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Randstad Innovation Fund

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital


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Total investments 23
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 2.88
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 7
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Recruiting
  • Software
  • Human Resources
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet

Randstad Innovation Fund appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2014. The main department of described VC is located in the Amsterdam. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in The Netherlands. Randstad Innovation Fund appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Randstad Innovation Fund, startups are often financed by Khosla Ventures, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, investiere | Verve Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Khosla Ventures, ff Venture Capital, Osage Venture Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Khosla Ventures, Jazz Venture Partners, Workday Ventures.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2019. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Randstad Innovation Fund works on 18 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 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. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Machine Learning, Recruiting. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline HackerRank, CornerJob, AllyO

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Internet of Things
Skill Assessment
$60M29 Mar 2022 Mountain View, California, United States


Enterprise Software
Human Resources
$3M30 Sep 2019 Arlington, Virginia, United States


Productivity Tools
$1M28 Aug 2019 Minnesota, United States

Validated ID

Identity Management
Information Technology
Legal Tech
Productivity Tools
$2M27 Jul 2019 Catalonia


Employee Benefits
Financial Services
01 Jul 2019 New York, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing
$45M05 Jun 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States

Wade & Wendy

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Machine Learning
$7M05 Mar 2019 New York, New York, United States


Career Planning
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Network
$10M12 Jul 2018 Geneva, Switzerland

gr8 People

Business/Productivity Software
Human Capital Services
Human Resources
Information Technology
Staffing Agency
$8M13 Feb 2018 Pennsylvania, United States


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