Serena Founded 2008
Founders Marc Fournier Philippe Hayat Xavier Lorphelin
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Total investments 61
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$9M
Portfolio companies 61
Rounds per year 4.69
Lead investments 34
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.30
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Key employees -
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Seed
Areas of investment
Artificial Intelligence
Finance
Information Technology
Internet
Software
Summary

In 2008 was created Serena, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Paris. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in France.

The average startup value when the investment from Serena is 10-50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Opposing the other organizations, this Serena works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Serena, startups are often financed by Isai, Wilco, Partech. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bpifrance, Partech, Isai. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Partech, Idinvest Partners, Bpifrance.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Analytics, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - France. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Launchmetrics, WorldStores, FINALCAD. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
Alkemics
Internet
Retail
Retail Technology
Series B
20M07 Sep 2016 France, Paris
Implicity
Health Care
Information Technology
Medical
Software
Seed
4M14 Mar 2019 France, Paris
Augure
Marketing
Public Relations
SaaS
Software
Series D
8M30 Sep 2008 France, Paris
Prixtel
Internet
Mobile
Telecommunications
Series B
6M04 Feb 2010 France, Aix-en-Provence
Sarus
Analytics
Machine Learning
Privacy
Software
Seed
2M22 Apr 2020 France, Paris
ACINQ
Bitcoin
Blockchain
Information Technology
Series A
8M08 Oct 2019 France, Paris
Quantilia
Data Center
Internet
Seed
2M18 Sep 2017 France, Nice
CybelAngel
Analytics
Artificial Intelligence
Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Internet
Real Time
Risk Management
Security
Software
Series A
11M11 Oct 2018 France, Paris
Selectron
Industrial
Industrial Automation
Manufacturing
Series A
9M01 Jul 2009 Switzerland, Lyss
Brigad
Business Development
Human Resources
Recruiting
Staffing Agency
Series B
6M07 May 2019 France, Paris
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