The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 29
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 23
Rounds per year 1.61
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device
  • Mobile
  • Medical

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2004. The company was established in Europe in Austria. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Vienna.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Austria. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Search Engine, Therapeutics. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Miracor Medical, meinKauf, ugichem. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 3 or 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), startups are often financed by Austria Wirtschaftsservice, Sofinnova Partners, Forbion Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Vogel Media, Michael Brehm, Michael Altrichter. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by BioMedPartners, Takeda Ventures, startup300.

The average startup value when the investment from The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is 5-10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 8 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2013.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$354K01 Feb 2022 Graz, Steiermark, Austria


$197K22 May 2021 Graz, Steiermark, Austria

Speedinvest Heroes Consulting GmbH

Human Resources
$1M13 Apr 2021 Vienna, Austria

Revo Foods

Food and Beverage
Health Care
$1M12 Apr 2021 Vienna, Austria

29 Apr 2020 Vienna, Austria


Clinical Trials
Computer Vision
Health Care
Medical Device
$1M15 Apr 2020 Vienna, Austria


$15M18 Mar 2020 Niederosterreich, Lower Austria, Austria


Big Data
Financial Services
Information Technology
Trading Platform
$826K19 Feb 2020 Vienna, Austria


Health Care
01 Jan 2020 Vienna, Austria


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