Seedcamp

Seedcamp

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London

About

Seedcamp is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2007. The main office of this VC is situated in London. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom.

Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are FinTech, E-Commerce. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 26 more areas of investment. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are UiPath, Revolut, TransferWise. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United Kingdom. However, start-ups from 9 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 other investors. Besides Seedcamp, start-ups are typically funded by Seedrs, LocalGlobe, Venrex Investment Management and 60 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Index Ventures, Will Neale, Venrex Investment Management, overall with 125 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Venrex Investment Management, Seedrs, LocalGlobe, as well as 133 other investors.

When Seedcamp invests, the average start-up valuation is 100-500 millions dollars. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 15 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. In 2019, the fund's activity was at its peak. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. Seedcamp participates, on average, in 19 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds.

The fund was created by Reshma Sohoni, Saul Klein. The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 6.

Year Founded

2007

Fund Activity

Operative

Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name: seedcamp.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last, first_initial last, last

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

98.7% of cases

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

13-24

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

11.4% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x5

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3.8 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.25 out of 1

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]

3

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Seedrs, LocalGlobe, Venrex Investment Management

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Venrex Investment Management, Seedrs, LocalGlobe

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