Startup Wise Guys

Investor type Accelerator
Founders Andrea Orlando Herty Tammo Jon Bradford Mike Reiner


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Total investments 239
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 204
Rounds per year 26.56
Lead investments 47
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • SaaS
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech

Startup Wise Guys is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The company was established in Europe in Estonia. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Tallinn.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Startup Wise Guys, startups are often financed by New Strategies Group, Starta Accelerator, Societe Generale. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are United Angels VC, Trind Ventures, Start-Up Chile. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by bValue Venture Capital, Startupbootcamp, 3S Landing Pad.

When the investment is from Startup Wise Guys the average startup value is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2018. The real fund results show that this VC is 12 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 50-100 thousands dollars are the general things for fund. Comparing to the other companies, this Startup Wise Guys performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year.

This organization was formed by Herty Tammo, Jon Bradford, Mike Reiner.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Welltrado, CallPage, Leaf Grow. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Poland. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, B2B. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 1 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 1 and less years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
$1M18 Nov 2021 Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania


Enterprise Software
$914K11 Nov 2021 Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania


Big Data
Information Technology
01 Nov 2021 Ankara, Ankara, Turkey


Digital Entertainment
$4M26 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Financial Services
$1M20 Sep 2021 Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania


Financial Services
$1M07 Sep 2021 Riga, Latvia


Industrial Manufacturing
Information Technology
$9M06 Sep 2021 Manchester, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Cyber Security
Information Technology
Network Security
$236K01 Sep 2021 Torino, Piemonte, Italy


Mobile Apps
$1M18 Aug 2021 Vilnius, Vilnius County, Lithuania
Financial comparison “super app” Jeff raises $1.5M seed extension

– Jeff App, a fintech startup, raised $1.5m in seed extension funding.
– The funding was led by J12 Ventures and joined by iSeed Ventures and Toy Ventures, and returning investors EstBAN, Startup Wise Guys and other angels.
– The company claims that since the end of January, its users have tripled to 700,000, who compared a total of four million products over the past six months.

Fractory Raises €7.5M in Series A Funding

– Fractory is an online metal fabrication platform based in Manchester.
– The company raised €7.5m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by OTB Ventures, with support from existing investors including Trind Ventures, Superhero Capital, United Angels VC, Startup Wise Guys and Verve Ventures.
– The new investment will be used to expand its operations internationally and accelerate the development of its technology offering.


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