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Swisscom Ventures

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital
Founders Dominique Megret


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Total investments 120
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 86
Rounds per year 7.06
Lead investments 20
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 30
Key employees 5
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Medical
  • Mobile
  • Artificial Intelligence

Swisscom Ventures is the famous VC, which was founded in 2007. The venture was found in Europe in Switzerland. Swisscom Ventures seemed to be an CVC arrangement as part of the organization. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Zu00fcrich.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Fastly, Quantenna Communications, PLUMgrid. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, SaaS. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Switzerland. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Swisscom Ventures, startups are often financed by GoBeyond, Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT), Zu00fcrcher Kantonal Bank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GoBeyond, investiere | Verve Capital Partners, VINCI CAPITAL. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by GoBeyond, investiere | Verve Capital Partners, Wellington Partners.

The fund was created by Dominique Mu00e9gret. We also calculated 5 valuable employees in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 1 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Swisscom Ventures is 100-500 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Swisscom Ventures works on 1 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Health Diagnostics
$6M21 Sep 2022 Basel, Basel-City, Switzerland


Consumer Electronics
Drone Management
$16M08 Sep 2022 Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
$17M30 Aug 2022 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Big Data
Food Processing
Internet of Things
$17M05 Aug 2022 Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Tibit Communications

Information Technology
$30M23 Jun 2022 California, United States


3D Technology
$20M04 Apr 2022 Vaud, Switzerland


Artificial Intelligence
Financial Services
$80M29 Mar 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Daphne Technology

Clean Energy
Marine Transportation
Power Grid
$4M15 Mar 2022 Vaud, Switzerland

Neo Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
$20M17 Feb 2022 Vaud, Switzerland
ecoRobotix raises USD 14.7 million in latest Series C funding

– ecoRobotix announced that they have raised $14.7m in Series C funding.
– The funding was led by Swisscom Ventures together with Verve Ventures.
– The proceeds will accelerate the high-volume series production of their pulled ARA plant protection spraying machine and drive its European expansion forward.

Crypto infrastructure provider Fireblocks raises $133 million

– Fireblocks, a cryptocurrency custody company, raised $133m funding.
– The round was led by Coatue, Ribbit and Stripes.
BNY and Silicon Valley Bank are also participating in the funding round.
– Existing investors Paradigm, Galaxy Digital, Swisscom Ventures, Tenaya Capital and Cyberstarts Ventures are investing once again.
– Overall, Fireblocks has raised $179m since day one.
– The company doesn’t have a consumer-facing product.
– Instead, it sells its products to banks, fintech startups and other financial institutions.


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