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SpeedUp Venture Capital Group

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Arkadiusz Piechocki Bartek Gola Michal Lehmann Rene Xavier Gerard


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Total investments 48
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 45
Rounds per year 3.69
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
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Exits 4
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • Sales
  • Mobile
  • Artificial Intelligence

SpeedUp Venture Capital Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 2009. The main department of described VC is located in the Poznan. The venture was found in Europe in Poland.

Opposing the other organizations, this SpeedUp Venture Capital Group works on 17 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The average startup value when the investment from SpeedUp Venture Capital Group is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 11 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The high activity for fund was in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The current fund was established by Arkadiusz Piechocki, Bartek Gola, Michal Lehmann, Rene Xavier Gerard.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the SpeedUp Venture Capital Group, startups are often financed by Startup Wise Guys, Starta Accelerator, Mastercard Start Path. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are bValue Venture Capital, Xevin Investments, Protos Venture Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by TDJ Pitango Ventures, SATUS, National Center for Research and Development.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Sales, Apps. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight StethoMe. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Poland.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Electric Vehicle
$11M11 May 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Cloud Computing
Information Services
IT Infrastructure
Open Source
$500K05 Oct 2021 -


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$260K12 Aug 2021 Riga, Latvia


Retail Technology
$295K03 Jun 2021 Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland


Developer APIs
Financial Services
$4M15 Mar 2021 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Artificial Intelligence
Autonomous Vehicles
Big Data
Predictive Analytics
Software Engineering
$2M02 Feb 2021 Tallinn, Harju maakond, Estonia


Consumer Goods
Industrial Automation
$2M23 Sep 2020 Masovian Voivodeship


Mobile Apps
Personal Health
$250K01 May 2020 Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland


Information Technology
Skill Assessment
$1M03 Apr 2020 Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship


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