Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Early funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Early funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total amount of funding rounds. These are VC funds and corporate investors in Western Europe that have invested in Early stage over the last 5 years. They are actively investing in E-Commerce industry.
E-Commerce is about buying and selling goods and services over the internet. It includes online auctions and marketplace, price comparison, and consumer reviews.

Amount of Early funding rounds is 742, which is 27.4% of the total amount of rounds in the E-Commerce industry in Western Europe over the last 5 years.

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Early funding rounds in E-Commerce industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – The most common countries among top VCs are The United Kingdom and France. They host 6 VCs each. There are also funds from Germany and Switzerland. There is an equal amount of VCs in London and Paris which host 6 funds each. There are also funds from Berlin and Vienna. VCs in the sample invest in The United States, The United Kingdom and France more often than they do in Germany. For the majority of the funds, the country of the funds’ establishment and the country of their most frequent investments coincide.
  • Industry Focus – The funds’ most common field for investments is Finance. They also invest in Real Estate, Mobile/Apps and Gamification.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1969 and the newest one in 2015. In 2000 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2015 to 2020. For some funds, 2017 was the year with the most amount of deals. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2012 and 2020 years. For some funds, 2017 became the year with the most successful exits.
  • Investments – Usually VCs take part in 2 funding rounds per year, sometimes in 7 – 12. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 37, the maximum is 473. Average number of funding rounds is 184.4 while median is 146.0. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 67. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 5 and maximum is 167. Average amount of lead investments is 51.2 while median is 29.5. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -40.57 and 26.24 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is -4.46 and the median is -5.41. It means that these funds act as lead investors less often than other funds. The most common value is 4.0.
  • Typical Rounds – VCs usually participate in rounds with 3 – 4 investors. Less often in rounds with 4 – 5 investors. The most common round size for VCs in the sample is 100-500 million. Less common range is 10 – 50 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 111.98 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 8.53 and median is 2.52. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
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