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Headquarters Location

The Netherlands, Hoofddorp


SanomaVentures was established in 2012, and is a well known VC. The primary office of this VC is located in Hoofddorp. The VC's location is in Europe, The Netherlands.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Software, E-Commerce. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 2-3. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - The Netherlands. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. Peerby, SendCloud, Virtuagym are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 other investors. Aside from SanomaVentures, start-ups are often funded by Techstars London Accelerator, Techstars, Rockstart Accelerator. The fund often co-invests with Techstars, OpenOcean, XAnge. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by BOM Capital, henQ, Techstars, as well as 2 other investors.

This fund was the most active in 2013. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund. The fund usually participates in 2-6 investment rounds per year. SanomaVentures is involved in 19 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 1 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs.

Year Founded


Fund Activity

Not operative

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

9.5% of cases

Funds Investing Together

Techstars, OpenOcean, XAnge

Funds Investing in Following

BOM Capital, henQ, Techstars

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