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The ERA Foundation



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Total investments 8
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 6
Rounds per year 0.08
Lead investments 3
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Semiconductor
  • Information Services
  • Data Center

The ERA Foundation appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1920. The main department of described VC is located in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight LumeJet, Mesuro, Concurrent Thinking. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Semiconductor, Hardware.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the The ERA Foundation, startups are often financed by Oxford Technology Management, Midven, Wren Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Fusion IP, Development Bank of Wales, Midven. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fusion IP, Midven, Forward Group.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top activity for fund was in 2012. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this The ERA Foundation works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$1M02 Jun 2009 United Kingdom, Wales


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Total investments 8
Average round size 368K
Rounds per year 0.08
Peak activity year 2012
Lead investments 3
Follow on index 0.25
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.38

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$1M02 Jun 2009 United Kingdom, Wales
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