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Sweet Capital

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Christian Du00f6rffer Lars Markgren Patrik Stymne Riccardo Zacconi Sebastian Knutsson Thomas Hartwig

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Total investments 60
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$7M
Portfolio companies 42
Rounds per year 8.57
Lead investments 13
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 4
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Apps
  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Mobile Apps
  • Social Network
Summary

Sweet Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2015. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Rollout.io, Electronic Theatre, Mos. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are iOS, Software.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Sweet Capital, startups are often financed by Greycroft, Amplify.LA, Anders Bu00f6u00f6s. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greycroft, Christian Dorffer, Index Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Greycroft, Upfront Ventures, Sound Ventures.

The current fund was established by Christian Dorffer, Lars Markgren, Patrik Stymne, Riccardo Zacconi, Sebastian Knutsson, Thomas Hartwig. We also calculated 7 valuable employees in our database.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. Opposing the other organizations, this Sweet Capital works on 20 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Pachama

CleanTech
Information Technology
Marketplace
$55M05 May 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

The Expert

Interior Design
$12M18 Mar 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Masters

Fitness
Wellness
$2M12 Jan 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Contact

Advertising
Fashion
Marketplace
$1M12 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

BonBot

$2M15 Jun 2021 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

The Expert

Interior Design
$3M19 Apr 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Simple Feast

Apps
Food and Beverage
Mobile Apps
Nutrition
$45M01 Apr 2021 Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark

Pocket Worlds

Gamification
Gaming
Internet
Video Games
$7M28 Jan 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Lowkey

Casual Games
eSports
Gaming
Mobile
Video Games
$7M15 Jan 2021 San Francisco, California, United States
News
Contact, a platform for creatives backed by Maisie Williams, raises $1.9M seed led by Founders Fund

– Contact, a platform for models, raised $1.9m funding.
– The round was led by Founders Fund and joined by LAUNCH (the fund led by investor Jason Calacanis), Sweet Capital (via Pippa Lamb), Rogue VC (via Alice Lloyd George) and Angel investors Simon Beckerman (co-founder of Depop), Eric Wahlforss (co-founder of SoundCloud and now Dance), Abe Burns and Joe White.
– Contact co-founder and CEO Reuben Selby is a fashion designer who was formerly of Maisie William’s founding team, when she started her actress career.
– Contact aims to become a scalable back-end solution across the $104.2 billion Creator Economy, “democratizing” access to the world’s best creative talent.

Gwyneth Paltrow invests in The Expert, a video marketplace for high-end interior designers

– The Expert, a platform for video consultations with interior designers, has raised $3m seed funding.
– The round was led by Forerunner Ventures and joined by Sweet Capital, Promus Ventures, Golden Ventures, Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo, AD 100 designer Brigette Romanek and CEO/founder of goop, Gwyneth Paltrow.
– The Expert offers 1:1 video consultations with leading interior designers.
– The founders consist of Jake Arnold, a celebrity interior designer (who has worked with John Legend, Rashida Jones and Cameron Diaz among, others) and YC-alumni, Leo Seigal, who previously founded and sold Represent.com to CustomInk for $100 million in 2015.

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