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Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Fred Destin Harry Stebbings


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Total investments 43
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 29
Rounds per year 10.75
Lead investments 12
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Key employees 3
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • SaaS
  • E-Commerce
  • FinTech
  • Payments

In 2018 was created Stride.VC, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Stride.VC, startups are often financed by Kima Ventures,, dmg ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are dmg ventures, Octopus Ventures, Entru00e9e Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by dmg ventures, Octopus Ventures, Entru00e9e Capital.

The high activity for fund was in 2019. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 51 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The current fund was established by Fred Destin, Harry Stebbings.

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Pharmaceutical, EdTech. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Cazoo, Strapi, Unibuddy. The fund has no specific favorite 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.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$11M24 May 2022 Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


Artificial Intelligence
$11M10 May 2022 Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium


Video Games
$3M31 Mar 2022 -


Health Care
$2M23 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$5M08 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Real Estate
$23M10 Feb 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


$5M08 Nov 2021 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain


$12M19 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


$17M07 Oct 2021 London, England, United Kingdom
Unibuddy Raises $20M in Series B Funding

– Unibuddy is a New York-based university recruitment platform.
– Company raised $20m in Series B funding.
– The round was led by Highland Europe with participation from Stride.VC.
– The new investment will be aimed at expanding operations, accelerating growth and the company’s business reach.


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