Sofina Founded 1898
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Total investments 20
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$69M
Portfolio companies 20
Rounds per year 0.16
Lead investments 11
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.38
Exits -
Key employees -
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity
Areas of investment
E-Commerce
Finance
Internet
Mobile Apps
Retail
Summary

In 1898 was created Sofina, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Brussels. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Belgium.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5 partakers. Despite the Sofina, startups are often financed by Tiger Global Management, Sequoia Capital, Accel. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Tiger Global Management, Accel, Tencent Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Sequoia Capital India, RTP Global, Trifecta Capital Advisors.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Flipkart, The Hut Group, MissFresh E-Commerce. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Retail, Health Care. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - India.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this Sofina works on 5 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The average startup value when the investment from Sofina is more than 1 billion dollars.

The overall number of key employees were 3.

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Latest deals
CompanyIndustryRoundRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation
BYJU’S
E-Learning
EdTech
Education
Higher Education
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Secondary Education
Software
Series C
75M22 Mar 2016 India, Bengaluru
1stdibs
Art
E-Commerce
Fashion
Furniture
Marketplace
Online Auctions
Series D
76M28 Mar 2019 United States, New York
VerSe Innovation
Content
Internet
Social Media
Series G
24M18 Apr 2020 India, Bengaluru
Bira 91
Beverages
Brewing
Craft Beer
Food and Beverage
Wine And Spirits
Series B
20M24 Apr 2020 India, New Delhi
Healthkart
Dietary Supplements
E-Commerce
Fitness
Health Care
Retail
Wellness
Series G
25M09 May 2019 India, Gurugram
O3b Networks
Enterprise Software
Internet
Mobile
Telecommunications
Wireless
Venture - Series Unknown
12M15 Oct 2012 Netherlands, The Hague
Paper Boat
E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Green Consumer Goods
Series C
3M02 Jul 2020 India, Gurugram
FreeCharge
Coupons
E-Commerce
Internet
Payments
Series B
33M01 Sep 2014 India, Mumbai
Adjust
Affiliate Marketing
App Marketing
Apps
Information Technology
Internet
Marketing Automation
Mobile
Software
Series E
227M12 Jun 2019 Germany, Berlin
Privalia
E-Commerce
Fashion
Retail
Private Equity
29M14 May 2013 Spain, Barcelona
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