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Venture Founders

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders James Codling Paul Moravek

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Total investments 47
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$5M
Portfolio companies 30
Rounds per year 5.22
Lead investments 2
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 2
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Software
  • Medical Device
  • Biotechnology
Summary

In 2013 was created Venture Founders, which is appeared as VC. The main office of represented VC is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Venture Founders, startups are often financed by MMC Ventures, Oak Investment Partners, Piton Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are MMC Ventures, Notion, Piton Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Notion, MMC Ventures, SyndicateRoom.

The real fund results show that this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019. When the investment is from Venture Founders the average startup value is 1-5 millions dollars. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The top activity for fund was in 2017.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight DueDil, Hiring Hub, Hopster TV. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. 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 most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical, Data Integration. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by James Codling, Paul Moravek. Besides them, we counted 7 critical employees of this fund in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Lightpoint Medical

Biotechnology
Medical
Medical Device
$7M25 Mar 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Zopa

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
Peer to Peer
$27M22 Mar 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

DeadHappy

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Insurance
InsurTech
$6M13 Jan 2021 Leicester, England, United Kingdom

Farewill

Advice
Consumer
Financial Services
Funerals
Legal
$27M08 Jul 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Scoota

Advertising
Advertising Platforms
Content
Video
$2M06 May 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Hopster TV

Apps
Education
iOS
Subscription Service
30 Dec 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

DueDil

Data Integration
Information Services
Risk Management
Software
$1M13 Jun 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Flagstone

Banking
Financial Services
Financial Software
Other Financial Services
Real Estate
Specialized Finance
$15M16 May 2019 London, England, United Kingdom

Perkbox

Customer Service
Employee Benefits
Employment
Human Resources
Software
$18M29 Apr 2019 London, England, United Kingdom
News
Lightpoint Medical Announces $8 Million in Funding to Support Commercial Launch of its Robotic Cancer Detection Probe

– Lightpoint Medical announced that it has completed an $8m financing round.
– The funding includes follow-on investment from private investors, Oxford Technology, Venture Founders, Coutts Bank, and new funding from the British Business Bank Future Fund.
– The new capital will be used to finance expanded clinical trials and early commercialization of Lightpoint’s robotic probe, SENSEI®, which has the potential to assist in over 2 million applicable surgical procedures every year in the EU, US, China and Japan.
– SENSEI® received CE Mark approval at the beginning of the year, has been registered successfully with the FDA, and has received approval for sale in Australia.

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