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The FSE Group

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 173
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 144
Rounds per year 8.65
Lead investments 107
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Electronics

The FSE Group is the famous VC, which was founded in 2002. The main department of described VC is located in the Camberley. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline DataSift, Sentiment, FIXR The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Software, Manufacturing. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the The FSE Group, startups are often financed by Octopus Ventures, Mercia Fund Managers, MTI. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Thames Valley Berkshire Growth Loan Scheme, Simon Murdoch, Oxford Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Octopus Ventures, Oxford Capital Partners, Indaco Venture Partners.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from The FSE Group is 5-10 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this The FSE Group works on 27 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 61 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$685K12 Jul 2022 -

Torsion Information Security

Cyber Security
Enterprise Software
$1M29 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Recruitment Smart Technologies

Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Information Technology
Machine Learning
Staffing Agency
$342K01 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

ARC Marine

Marine Technology
Renewable Energy
$2M23 Nov 2021 South Hams, England, United Kingdom


$1M11 Oct 2021 -


Product Design
$1M20 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Dragonfly AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$342K15 Jul 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Open Blend

Human Resources
Information Technology
Online Portals
01 Jul 2021 Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom


Advertising Platforms
$8M03 May 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


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