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Founders David Schneider Robert Gentz


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Total investments 14
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 11
Rounds per year 0.93
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 3

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Retail
  • SaaS
  • Fashion
  • Internet

Zalando appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 2008. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in Germany. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Berlin.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Zalando, startups are often financed by Venture Kick, Target Global, Rocket Internet. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are finleap, Yabeo Capital, Nikolaus Weil. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by investiere | Verve Capital Partners.

This organization was formed by David Schneider, Robert Gentz.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Robotics, Marketing. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Ivyrevel, Buying Show, PAIR Finance For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Germany. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. Opposing the other organizations, this Zalando works on 19 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


$25M01 Mar 2023 Virginia, United States


$21M04 Jan 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


Industrial Automation
$24M24 Sep 2020 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Enterprise Software
Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
$118K01 Nov 2019 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden


Industrial Automation
$24M27 Feb 2018 Bavaria


$2M01 Dec 2017 Sweden, Stockholm County

PAIR Finance

Debt Collections
Financial Services
$5M01 Nov 2017 Berlin

27 Jun 2017 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Buying Show

Professional Networking
$855K17 Nov 2016 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


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