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Seedstars

Founders Adrien de Loes Michael Weber Pierre-Alain Masson

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Total investments 139
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$717K
Portfolio companies 114
Rounds per year 11.58
Lead investments 32
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

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

Frootify

Health Care
Retail
Wellness
13 Feb 2024 Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria

Dapta

$1M22 Dec 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

FR8Labs

Logistics
SaaS
$1M30 Nov 2023 Setiabudi, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Luna POS

Accounting
Cloud Management
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Taxi Service
11 Oct 2023 Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

MedEasy

E-Commerce
Health Care
$750K11 Sep 2023 Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Devolut

Business Development
Marketing
Product Design
Sales
$600K28 Aug 2023 -

ConfiAbogado

Consulting
Legal
Legal Tech
$1M01 Aug 2023 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

iMotorbike

Automotive
Classifieds
E-Commerce
Internet
Marketplace
$2M27 Jun 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Agel

B2B
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
21 Jun 2023 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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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Total investments 139
Average round size 717K
Rounds per year 11.58
Peak activity year 2023
Lead investments 32
Follow on index 0.18
Exits 1
Group Appearance index 0.53

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Frootify

Health Care
Retail
Wellness
13 Feb 2024 Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria

Dapta

$1M22 Dec 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

FR8Labs

Logistics
SaaS
$1M30 Nov 2023 Setiabudi, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

Luna POS

Accounting
Cloud Management
Information Services
Information Technology
Software
Taxi Service
11 Oct 2023 Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

MedEasy

E-Commerce
Health Care
$750K11 Sep 2023 Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Devolut

Business Development
Marketing
Product Design
Sales
$600K28 Aug 2023 -

ConfiAbogado

Consulting
Legal
Legal Tech
$1M01 Aug 2023 Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

iMotorbike

Automotive
Classifieds
E-Commerce
Internet
Marketplace
$2M27 Jun 2023 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Agel

B2B
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
21 Jun 2023 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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