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Spark Ventures

Spark Ventures

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London

About

Spark Ventures is a well known and established VC, which was founded in 2017. This investor is located in Asia, Hong Kong. The primary office of this VC is located in Yau Tsim Mong.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. Sky Medical Technology, Celoxica, Simba Sleep are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United Kingdom. However, start-ups from 4 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Supply Chain Management, Financial Services. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 22 more areas of investment.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The fund performance shows that this VC achieves 20 percentage points more exits in comparison to other VCs. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2016. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. This fund was the most active in 2010. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Aside from Spark Ventures, start-ups are often funded by Quester Capital, Oxford Capital Partners, Herald Ventures and 19 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Nesta Ventures, Herald Ventures, Catapult Ventures, overall with 22 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Oxford Capital Partners, Nesta Ventures, Catapult Ventures, out of 22 investors from our database.

The overall number of key employees in the fund's team is 11.

Year Founded

2009

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: sparkventures.org; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first_initial last

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

96.2% of cases

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

4-6

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

25.0% of cases

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

x8

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

3.9 years

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

0.17 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous
Rounds

Quester Capital, Oxford Capital Partners, Herald Ventures

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Oxford Capital Partners, Nesta Ventures, Catapult Ventures

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