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Saffelberg Investments

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Jos Sluys


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Total investments 22
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 0.76
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Industrial Automation
  • Internet of Things
  • Software
  • Made to Order

Saffelberg Investments appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1994. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Belgium. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Gooik.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 60 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

The fund was created by Jos Sluys.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Belgium. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight AllThingsTalk, Ammado AG, Virtuagym. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Web Development, Software. The fund has no specific favorite 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. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Saffelberg Investments, startups are often financed by SanomaVentures, EASME - EU Executive Agency for SMEs. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are John Ryan. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Endeit Capital, Department for International Development.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Communication Hardware
Information Technology
$4M21 Feb 2023 Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Tangent Works

Information Technology
Machine Learning
$4M15 Dec 2022 Belgium, Flemish Brabant, Belgium


3D Technology
E-Commerce Platforms
Made to Order
$34M23 Dec 2021 Belgium, Flemish Brabant, Belgium


3D Technology
E-Commerce Platforms
Made to Order
$2M19 Nov 2020 Belgium, Flemish Brabant

Pozyx NV

Indoor Positioning
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
$2M28 Oct 2020 Belgium, East Flanders

Antelope Dx

$10M15 Sep 2020 -

Hyloris Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$17M30 Apr 2020 Liège, Liège, Belgium

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$6M20 Aug 2019 -

Pozyx NV

Indoor Positioning
Industrial Automation
Internet of Things
$1M01 Mar 2019 Belgium, East Flanders


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