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Headquarters Location

Belgium, Brussels


Verlinvest is the renowned VC, which was created in 1995. The fund is located in Belgium, Europe. The primary office of this VC is located in Brussels.

Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments doesn't coincide - India. Besides this, the fund also invested in 7 other countries. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. Among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund, are Chewy, Lazada Group, 111, Inc.. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Retail, E-Commerce. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 19 more industries for this fund.

Verlinvest is involved in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. At the time of investment by Verlinvest, a typical start-up valuation would be more than 1 billion dollars. In real terms, this VC performs 21 percentage points more exits than other funds. The fund typically enters into 2-6 deals annually. We recorded the biggest number of exits for this fund in 2017. The fund's activity peaked in 2015. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active.

The fund typically invests in rounds with 2-3 participants. Besides Verlinvest, start-ups are typically funded by DSG Consumer Partners, Summit Partners, Saama Capital and 11 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with DSG Consumer Partners, Kinnevik AB, Unilever Ventures, overall with 9 funds from our list. The investors in the following rounds are usually Kinnevik AB, DSG Consumer Partners, Rocket Internet, and 8 VCs in total.

The fund was established by Frédéric de Mevius. Besides the listed founders, we have found 4 key employees of this fund in our database.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

Domain name:; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first '.' last, first

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

32.1% of cases

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

3 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.35 out of 1

Number of Unicorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $1B]


Number of Minotaurs [amount of portfolio companies, which raised more then $1B in total]


Funds Investing in Previous

DSG Consumer Partners, Summit Partners, Saama Capital

Funds Investing in Following

Kinnevik AB, DSG Consumer Partners, Rocket Internet

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