Rockstart Accelerator Founded 2011
Founders Bjorn Brekel Don Ritzen James Digby Koen Wagemakers Oscar Kneppers Rune Theill Susana Aru00e9valo
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Total investments 10
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$441K
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 1.00
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Exits -
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Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
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Areas of investment
Agriculture
AgTech
Clean Energy
Food Processing
Health Care
Renewable Energy
Summary

Rockstart Accelerator appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2011. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in The Netherlands. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Amsterdam.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Rockstart Accelerator, startups are often financed by Start-Up Chile, Vitulum Ventures, Tola Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vitulum Ventures, Tola Capital, Notion. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Marcel Beemsterboer, DOEN Participaties, Arthur Kosten.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Rockstart Accelerator the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Rockstart Accelerator works on 22 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

The current fund was established by Bjorn Brekel, Don Ritzen, James Digby, Koen Wagemakers, Oscar Kneppers, Rune Theill. The overall number of key employees were 1.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight PastBook, Syndy, Deskbookers. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - The Netherlands. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Apps. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Wercker
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
Seed
1000K23 Jan 2013 Netherlands, Amsterdam
3D Hubs
3D Printing
Hardware
Industrial Automation
Industrial Manufacturing
Manufacturing
Seed
27 Aug 2013 Netherlands, Amsterdam
Wercker
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
SaaS
Software
Series A
2M01 Oct 2014 Netherlands, Amsterdam
Limk
Advertising
Content
Logistics
Seed
293K28 Apr 2014 Panama, San Francisco
Hyko
Clean Energy
Education
Energy
Energy Management
Gamification
Hardware
Internet
Online Portals
Renewable Energy
Software
Seed
27K15 Jan 2014 Netherlands, Amsterdam
HealthyRoad
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Biometrics
Fleet Management
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Software
Seed
76K01 Mar 2016 Portugal, Almada
Teamscope
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Human Resources
mHealth
Recruiting
Software
Seed
08 Apr 2016 Estonia, Tallinn
Frosha
Big Data
Customer Service
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Real Time
Seed
14 Jun 2017 Netherlands, Amsterdam
Fibersail
Information Technology
Renewable Energy
Sensor
Software
Wind Energy
Seed
418K28 Aug 2019 Portugal, Porto
HealthyRoad
Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Biometrics
Fleet Management
Machine Learning
Risk Management
Software
Seed
06 Mar 2017 Portugal, Almada
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