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Zouk Capital

Founders Samer Salty

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Total investments 47
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$36M
Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 1.88
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.28
Exits 14
Key employees 8
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Renewable Energy
  • Information Technology
  • Energy
  • Publishing
Summary

Zouk Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1999. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Zouk Capital, startups are often financed by Matrix Partners, 83North, Intel Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Intel Capital, 83North, VantagePoint Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Intel Capital, Hermes GPE Environmental Innovation Fund, Scottish Equity Partners.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight IZettle, SpaceTime Insight, Cyphort. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Wireless, Enterprise Software. The fund has specific favorite 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. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The top activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Zouk Capital works on 0 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 35 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The typical startup value when the investment from Zouk Capital is 100-500 millions dollars.

This organization was formed by Samer Salty. We also calculated 8 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dendra Systems

Analytics
Environmental Engineering
Industrial
Information Technology
$17M08 May 2024 Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Workable

Cloud Computing
Human Resources
Recruiting
SaaS
Software
$50M20 Nov 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Readly

Apps
Information Technology
Publishing
$15M17 May 2017 Växjö, Sweden, Kronoberg County

Readly

Apps
Information Technology
Publishing
$2M27 Aug 2015 Växjö, Sweden

Cyphort

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Network Security
Security
$30M01 Jun 2015 San Jose, California, United States

Zola Electric

Electrical Distribution
Energy
Renewable Energy
$16M08 Dec 2014 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

iZettle

Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Point of Sale
Software
$53M09 May 2014 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

SpaceTime Insight

Analytics
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Software
$20M11 Sep 2013 California, United States

Trilliant

Hardware
Power Grid
Software
Wireless
$106M15 Jul 2010 Redwood City, California, United States

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Total investments 47
Average round size 36M
Rounds per year 1.88
Peak activity year 2015
Lead investments 21
Follow on index 0.28
Exits 14
Group Appearance index 0.64

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Dendra Systems

Analytics
Environmental Engineering
Industrial
Information Technology
$17M08 May 2024 Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Workable

Cloud Computing
Human Resources
Recruiting
SaaS
Software
$50M20 Nov 2018 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Readly

Apps
Information Technology
Publishing
$15M17 May 2017 Växjö, Sweden, Kronoberg County

Readly

Apps
Information Technology
Publishing
$2M27 Aug 2015 Växjö, Sweden

Cyphort

Big Data
Cloud Computing
Enterprise Software
Machine Learning
Network Security
Security
$30M01 Jun 2015 San Jose, California, United States

Zola Electric

Electrical Distribution
Energy
Renewable Energy
$16M08 Dec 2014 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

iZettle

Financial Services
FinTech
Mobile Payments
Point of Sale
Software
$53M09 May 2014 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

SpaceTime Insight

Analytics
Internet of Things
Machine Learning
Software
$20M11 Sep 2013 California, United States

Trilliant

Hardware
Power Grid
Software
Wireless
$106M15 Jul 2010 Redwood City, California, United States
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