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Swiss Founders Fund

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Christian Mischler Patrick Degen


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Total investments 32
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 24
Rounds per year 3.20
Lead investments 5
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Software
  • Mobile
  • Information Technology
  • Hospitality

Swiss Founders Fund is the famous VC, which was founded in 2013. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Saint Gallen. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Swiss Founders Fund works on 21 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 18 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2016.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Public Transportation, E-Commerce. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Bring!, HotelQuickly, GuestReady. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Swiss Founders Fund, startups are often financed by Wingman Ventures, Senn, Ross Veitch. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are FortyOne Group, Boon Hwee Koh, investiere | Verve Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Impulse VC, GREE, 808 Ventures.

The current fund was established by Christian Mischler, Patrick Degen. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
$2M13 Feb 2023 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


$1M06 Feb 2023 Leeuwarden, Frisia, Netherlands


Financial Services
Risk Management
$1M14 Jul 2022 -


Supply Chain Management
$3M27 Apr 2022 Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan


Property Management
Real Estate
Rental Property
$1M14 Jan 2022 Krung Thep, Thailand


Information Technology
$4M24 Dec 2021 Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Morocco


$1M04 Oct 2021 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland


Information Technology
$3M12 Aug 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

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27 May 2021 Sankt Gallen, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Ryde Raises £2.5M in Funding

– Ryde, formerly known as Ryders, is a London, UK-based SaaS last-mile delivery platform provider.
– The company raised £2.5m in funding.
– The round was co-led by Forward Partners and Triple Point, with participation from current investors Seedcamp and Swiss Founders Fund and angels, including Michael Pennington (Gumtree), Will Neale (Fonix), Matt Robinson (Go Cardless) and Ines Ures (former Deliveroo CMO).
– The new investment will be used to continue to expand operations and its business reach.


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