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Seedstars

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Adrien de Loes Michael Weber Pierre-Alain Masson

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Total investments 107
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$709K
Portfolio companies 85
Rounds per year 9.73
Lead investments 14
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.21
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce
  • Information Technology
  • FinTech
Summary

In 2012 was created Seedstars, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Geneva. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Switzerland.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Seedstars, startups are often financed by Khalid AlHadlaq, 500 Startups. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Techstars, TURN8, Oman Technology Fund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Omidyar Network, GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, Vumela Fund.

The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The typical startup value when the investment from Seedstars is 5-10 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 57 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Tanzania. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Jamii Africa, RedCapital Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Internet, Health Care.

The current fund was established by Adrien de Loes, Michael Weber, Pierre-Alain Masson.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Jumba

B2B
Construction
Marketplace
$4M20 Feb 2023 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Eazy Digital

Financial Services
Insurance
$850K30 Jan 2023 Krung Thep, Thailand

Mindtera

EdTech
Education
$850K16 Jan 2023 Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Suplyd

Supply Chain Management
$1M15 Dec 2022 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Flourish Savings

Financial Services
FinTech
Personal Finance
$2M29 Nov 2022 Berkeley, California, United States

agriBORA

Agriculture
AgTech
Small and Medium Businesses
$100K16 Nov 2022 Nyanza, Kisumu, Kenya

Humble Sustainability

Recycling
Sustainability
Waste Management
$750K09 Nov 2022 Makati, Manila, Philippines

Eden Care Medical

Customer Service
Health Care
Health Insurance
Insurance
Wellness
02 Nov 2022 Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda

Bendo

Direct Sales
E-Commerce
Marketplace
Mobile Apps
Retail
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Shopping
$1M21 Sep 2022 Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
News
Nigerian investment platform Chaka secures $1.5M pre-seed after bagging country’s first SEC license

– Robinhood, a stock trading platform, raised $363m funding.
– The pre-seed round was led by Breyer Capital, while 4DX Ventures, Golden Palm Investments, Future Africa, Seedstars, and Musha Ventures participated.
– Robinhood plans to use the funding to expand its product offerings and grow its team.

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