Wilco - Unicorn Nest



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Wilco was established in 2001, and is a well known Corporate Investor. The main office of this Corporate Investor is situated in Paris. The VC's location is in Europe, France.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 1-2 others. Along with Wilco, start-ups are often financed by BOOST Programs, Microsoft Accelerator Paris, Kima Ventures as well as 6 other investors. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Bpifrance, Isai, Idinvest Partners, the total number of co-investors is 1. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Iris Capital, Axeleo, 360 Capital Partners, out of 98 investors from our database.

Ynsect, FINALCAD, InnovaFeed are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. When a start-up has 5+ founders, the probability of closing the deal is low. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Apps, Health Care. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 18 more industries for this fund. Also, a start-up has to be aged 2-3 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - France. Besides this, the fund also invested in 2 other countries.

The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. When Wilco invests, the average start-up valuation is 1-5 millions dollars. In 2015, the fund's activity was at its peak. In addition, the fund was active in 2019. The fund generally invests in 13-24 deals every year. Wilco participates, on average, in 21 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments in other funds. Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The fund performance shows that this Corporate Investor achieves 16 percentage points less exits in comparison to other VCs.

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: wilco.coop; User name format in descending order of probability: first_initial last, first_initial last

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

97.2% of cases

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

4.3% 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]

6.8 years

Funds Investing in Previous

BOOST Programs, Microsoft Accelerator Paris, Kima Ventures

Funds Investing Together

Bpifrance, Isai, Idinvest Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Iris Capital, Axeleo, 360 Capital Partners

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