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Rooks Nest Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Michael Sackler


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Total investments 21
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 19
Rounds per year 3.50
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Advertising
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Analytics
  • Podcast

Rooks Nest Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Fiit, Perlego, The RightsXchange Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Education, TV.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Westminster Growth Capital, Simon Franks, Redbus Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Alexander Edward Chesterman, Simon Franks, Peter Hinssen.

The current fund was established by Michael Sackler. The overall number of key employees were 3.

The high activity for fund was in 2016. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Yoko Robotics

Food and Beverage
Personal Health
16 Jun 2022 -


3D Technology
Media and Entertainment
Performing Arts
Virtual Reality
$3M04 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Consumer Research
Innovation Management
Market Research
Product Research
$2M06 Oct 2021 California, United States


$4M15 Jul 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Just Women's Sports

Content Creators
Digital Media
Media and Entertainment
$3M10 May 2021 -


Video Streaming
$1M14 Apr 2021 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland


$4M23 Mar 2021 New York, New York, United States

Anything World

Artificial Intelligence
Media and Entertainment
$1M15 Jan 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


$2M17 Nov 2020 London, England, United Kingdom


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