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Root Capital

Investor type Government Office
Founders Willy Foote

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Total investments 2
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 1
Rounds per year 0.09
Lead investments 1
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
Summary

Root Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2003. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Ingenious Media.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Keystone Law. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Theatre, Digital Signage. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The top activity for fund was in 2014. Comparing to the other companies, this Root Capital performs on 46 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

The overall number of key employees were 5.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Gulu Agricultural Development Company

Agriculture
$2M31 Dec 2010 Gulu, Kano, Nigeria

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