Volvo Group Venture Capital

Investor type Corporate Venture Capital

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Total investments 26
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$56M
Portfolio companies 22
Rounds per year 1.04
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.15
Exits 3
Key employees 6

Areas of investment

  • Transportation
  • Software
  • Automotive
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
Summary

Volvo Group Venture Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1997. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Gothenburg. The company was established in Europe in Sweden. Volvo Group Venture Capital appeared to be a CVC structure as part of the corporation.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. Despite the Volvo Group Venture Capital, startups are often financed by Sand Hill Angels, Emerald Technology Ventures, Morado Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Midroc New Technology, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Sand Hill Angels. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by General Motors Ventures, NGP Capital, Morado Ventures.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 14 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2019. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2016. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Volvo Group Venture Capital works on 10 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

Besides them, we counted 6 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Peloton Technology, RidePal, Momentum Dynamics Corp. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Market Research, Transportation. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 3 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Aurora

Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Transportation
$1B04 Nov 2021 Mountain View, California, United States

Foretellix

Computer
Software
$32M01 Sep 2021 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Upstream Security

Autonomous Vehicles
Cyber Security
Machine Learning
Network Security
SaaS
Software
$26M24 Aug 2021 Israel, Tel Aviv District, Israel

FourKites

Enterprise Software
Logistics
Software
Supply Chain Management
$100M24 Mar 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Driivz

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Information Technology
Software
19 Mar 2021 Israel, North District, Israel

Flock Freight

Freight Service
Logistics
Shipping
Software
Transportation
$113M01 Dec 2020 California, United States

AdNavem AB

E-Commerce
Logistics
Marketplace
Supply Chain Management
17 Nov 2020 Västra Götaland County

Autotech Ventures

Financial Services
Transportation
Venture Capital
09 Dec 2019 California, United States

Apex.AI

Artificial Intelligence
Automotive
Autonomous Vehicles
Operating Systems
Software
Transportation
05 Dec 2019 Palo Alto, California, United States
News
Foretellix Closes $32M Series B Funding Round For Ensuring The Safe And Efficient Deployment Of Automated Driving Systems

– Foretellix announced a $32m Series B funding round, bringing its total raised capital to over $50m.
– The round was led by MoreTech Ventures with participation from several strategic investors, including Volvo Group Venture Capital, Nationwide and Japan-Israel High Tech Ventures. In addition, all series A investors, including 83North Ventures, Jump Capital, OurCrowd and NextGear participated in this new investment round.
– Foretellix was founded in 2018 by a team of verification and validation pioneers with a mission to make automated driving systems safe and efficient.

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