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Royal Dutch Shell

Founders Samuel Samuel


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Total investments 19
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 0.17
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 38

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Solar
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial

Royal Dutch Shell is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1907. The venture was found in Europe in The Netherlands. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the The Hague.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Royal Dutch Shell, startups are often financed by Venture Investors, SunFunder, RockPort Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RockPort Capital, Nth Power, Chrysalix Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by The Coca-Cola Company, Tencent Holdings, SunFunder.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zhenkunhang, SolarNow. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Energy, Energy Storage. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - The Netherlands. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund.

Besides them, we counted 37 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. When the investment is from Royal Dutch Shell the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 35 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Royal Dutch Shell performs on 20 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2018.

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