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Verlinvest

Investor type Family Investment Office
Founders Fru00e9du00e9ric de Mevius

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Total investments 45
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$41M
Portfolio companies 33
Rounds per year 1.67
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Exits 6
Key employees 15
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Food and Beverage
  • Health Care
  • Retail
  • Food Processing
Summary

Verlinvest appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1995. The main department of described VC is located in the Brussels. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Belgium.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Verlinvest is more than 1 billion dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this Verlinvest works on 14 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

The current fund was established by Fru00e9du00e9ric de Mevius. Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - India. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Chewy, Lazada Group, 111, Inc.. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Retail, E-Commerce.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the Verlinvest, startups are often financed by DSG Consumer Partners, Summit Partners, Saama Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are DSG Consumer Partners, Kinnevik AB, Unilever Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Kinnevik AB, DSG Consumer Partners, Rocket Internet.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Sinomedica

Health Care
02 Jun 2022 Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland

Revea

Beauty
Health Diagnostics
Personal Health
$6M21 Apr 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Kuku FM

Audio
Podcast
$19M10 Mar 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Lahori

Food and Beverage
$15M10 Jan 2022 Mohali, Punjab, India

Wakefit

E-Commerce
Furniture
Manufacturing
Retail
$26M11 Nov 2021 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Who Gives a Crap

Consumer Goods
Recycling
$41M14 Sep 2021 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Heads Up For Tails

Animal Feed
E-Commerce
Pet
Retail
Veterinary
$36M12 Aug 2021 New Delhi, Delhi, India

Genexa Inc.

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
Wellness
$60M17 Jul 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Everli

Delivery
Delivery Service
E-Commerce
Grocery
Same Day Delivery
$100M29 Mar 2021 Milan, Lombardy, Italy
News
Everli, the European marketplace for online grocery shopping, bags $100M Series C

– European online grocery shopping marketplace Everli raised $100m in Series C funding.
– The round was led by Verlinvest and joined by Luxor, DN Capital, C4 Ventures and Convivialité Ventures, FITEC (part of Fondo Italiano d’Investimento), 360 Capital, Innogest and DIP.
– The company plans to use the injection of capital to accelerate growth and further expand its international footprint.

Indian beauty e-commerce Purplle raises $45 million

– Purplle, an e-commerce platform for beauty products in India, raised $45m funding.
– The round was led by Sequoia Capital India and joined by existing investors Verlinvest, Blume Ventures and JSW Ventures.
– The new round values the Indian startup at about $300m, up from $150m in its 2019 Series C round.
– The startup has raised $95m to date.

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