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YFM Equity Partners

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Total investments 101
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$4M
Portfolio companies 81
Rounds per year 2.40
Lead investments 49
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.20
Exits 13
Key employees 16
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Telecommunications
  • SaaS
Summary

In 1982 was created YFM Equity Partners, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

We also calculated 16 valuable employees in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this YFM Equity Partners works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2009.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Matillion, Binx Health, B2M Solutions. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Telecommunications, Medical Device. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the YFM Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Oxford Capital Partners, Seraphim Capital, Nesta Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nesta Ventures, Oxford Capital Partners, Seraphim Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oxford Capital Partners, Technology Venture Partners, Parkwalk Advisors.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fuuse

Electric Vehicle
Energy Management
Software
$11M05 Jun 2024 Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom

GEEIQ

Digital Marketing
eSports
Market Research
SaaS
Sponsorship
$9M18 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Workbuzz

Internet
Social Media
$8M22 Jun 2023 -

Xapien

Information Technology
Natural Language Processing
Software
$8M12 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

DrDoctor

Assistive Technology
Health Care
Information Technology
mHealth
Software
$13M22 Feb 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Automatepro

Information Services
$6M09 Jan 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Unbiased.co.uk

B2B
Personal Finance
$7M15 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Biorelate

Big Data
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$8M29 Nov 2022 Oldham, England, United Kingdom

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Contact Management
Document Management
Legal
Legal Tech
Software
$6M25 Oct 2022 Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Traveltek Raises £1.3M in Funding

– Traveltek, a Glasgow, Scotland, UK-based provider of a travel booking platform, raised £1.3m in funding.
– The investment was made by funds managed by YFM Equity Partners and co-investor FTI LLP.
– The company intends to use the funds for the continued development of the Traveltek product portfolio with the aim of creating a dynamic booking platform, incorporating automation and new functionality in a cloud native solution, for the creation of new skilled jobs, including software engineers and technical staff, at Traveltek’s headquarters in Glasgow, and for expansion in the US.

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Total investments 101
Average round size 4M
Rounds per year 2.40
Peak activity year 2012
Lead investments 49
Follow on index 0.20
Exits 13
Group Appearance index 0.44

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fuuse

Electric Vehicle
Energy Management
Software
$11M05 Jun 2024 Lancaster, Lancashire, United Kingdom

GEEIQ

Digital Marketing
eSports
Market Research
SaaS
Sponsorship
$9M18 Sep 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Workbuzz

Internet
Social Media
$8M22 Jun 2023 -

Xapien

Information Technology
Natural Language Processing
Software
$8M12 Apr 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

DrDoctor

Assistive Technology
Health Care
Information Technology
mHealth
Software
$13M22 Feb 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Automatepro

Information Services
$6M09 Jan 2023 London, England, United Kingdom

Unbiased.co.uk

B2B
Personal Finance
$7M15 Dec 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Biorelate

Big Data
Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Medical
$8M29 Nov 2022 Oldham, England, United Kingdom

Summize

Contact Management
Document Management
Legal
Legal Tech
Software
$6M25 Oct 2022 Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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