Via ID - Unicorn Nest

Via ID

Via ID

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Headquarters Location

France, Marquette Lez Lille


Via ID was established in 2010, and is a well known Corporate Investor. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in Marquette Lez Lille. This investor is located in Europe, France.

We can highlight the most popular investment areas for this fund, such as Public Transportation, Computer. In addition, there are 17 more industries where it has achieved success. The fund has no specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If there are 4 or 5+ founders in the start-up, the probability of getting the investment is low. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - France. However, start-ups from 2 other countries can be found in the fund's portfolio. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 4-5. Go-Jek, Reezocar, Klaxit are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Along with Via ID, start-ups are often financed by Alven Capital, The Family, Kima Ventures as well as 10 other investors. The most common co-investors for the fund are Total Ventures, Samsung NEXT, RATP Dev and also 12 different VCs. The investors in the following rounds are usually Total Ventures, Felix Capital, Samsung NEXT, and 7 VCs in total.

The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. Via ID participates, on average, in 21 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. In terms of the fund's performance, this Corporate Investor has 5 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. When Via ID invests, the average start-up valuation is more than 1 billion dollars. This fund was the most active in 2017. Additionally, in 2019 the fund was active. The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


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]

25.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


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

1.8 years

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

0.2 out of 1

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


Number of Decacorns [amount of portfolio companies, which were valuated at more then $10B]


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


Funds Investing in Previous

Alven Capital, The Family, Kima Ventures

Funds Investing Together

Total Ventures, Samsung NEXT, RATP Dev

Funds Investing in Following

Total Ventures, Felix Capital, Samsung NEXT

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