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Redbus Group

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Simon Franks


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Total investments 17
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 17
Rounds per year 0.68
Lead investments 2
Exits 2
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Finance
  • Marketplace
  • Financial Services
  • Mobile

Redbus Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 1997. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cardiac Dimensions, Ouster, Purpose Global. 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 successful fund investment fields, there are Subscription Service, Employment. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

Comparing to the other companies, this Redbus Group performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2017.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Redbus Group, startups are often financed by Structure Capital, Simon Franks, Itamar Novick. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Carthona Capital, Alexander Edward Chesterman, Zennstru00f6m Philanthropies. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Carthona Capital, Lumira Ventures, Draper Esprit.

The fund was created by Simon Franks. The overall number of key employees were 2.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$6M17 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Mobile Payments
17 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


E-Commerce Platforms
Search Engine
Travel Agency
$1M18 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Oto Health

Health Care
23 Feb 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Imperium Drive

$990K01 Jan 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


3D Technology
$184K06 Apr 2018 United Kingdom, England


Mobile Apps
01 Jan 2018 United Kingdom, England


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
$2M26 Jul 2017 London, England, United Kingdom


Collaborative Consumption
Event Management
Small and Medium Businesses
$11M06 Mar 2017 San Francisco, California, United States


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