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Headquarters Location

Austria, Vienna


Speedinvest is the renowned VC, which was created in 2011. The primary office of this VC is located in Vienna. This investor is located in Europe, Austria.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 3-4 others. Aside from Speedinvest, start-ups are often funded by Seedcamp, Tecnet Equity, Techstars and 67 other funds. The fund often co-invests with Tecnet Equity, PUSH Ventures, Johann "Hansi" Hansmann, overall with 87 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Tecnet Equity, Seedcamp, Creandum, out of 71 investors from our database.

The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. When Speedinvest invests, the average start-up valuation is 10-50 millions dollars. Speedinvest participates, on average, in 22 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The fund's activity peaked in 2018. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 17 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are most common for this fund. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2019.

The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - United Kingdom. Besides this, the fund also invested in 13 other countries. wefox Group (wefox & ONE), Billie, Tide are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 2-3 years old to get investment from this fund. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Finance, SaaS. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 13 more areas of investment. The fund has no an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. If there are 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low.

The fund was established by Daniel Keiper-Knorr, Erik Bovee, Michael Schuster, Oliver Holle, Werner Zahnt. We also identified another 32 core personnel in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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: speedinvest.com; User name format in descending order of probability: first, first '.' last

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

95.1% of cases

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


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

24.1% of cases

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


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

3 years

Decision Makers / Strategy
Similarity Index [see explanation at unicorn-nest.com/dataset-what-we-tweet-vs-what-we-invest]

0.11 out of 1

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

0.1 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Seedcamp, Tecnet Equity, Techstars

Funds Investing Together

Tecnet Equity, PUSH Ventures

Funds Investing in Following

Tecnet Equity, Seedcamp, Creandum

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