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

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Early funding rounds in Education 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 4 years. They are actively investing in Education industry.
Education provides instruction and training on a wide variety of subjects. It includes primary, higher and secondary education, language learning, and edutainment, as well as EdTech and educational and training services.

Amount of Early funding rounds is 181, which is 26.3% of the total amount of rounds in the Education industry in Western Europe over the last 4 years.

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Early funding rounds in Education industry over the recent years
data provided by Unicorn Nest

Save this chart to use it in your presentation
Download the diagram

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 Munich and Zürich. VCs in the sample usually invest in The United States and France. They also invest in Germany and The United Kingdom. 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 Autonomous Vehicles, Gamification and Telecommunications.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1969 and the newest one in 2017. In 2000 the most amount of funds were founded. 2019 holds the most deals for 10 VCs. 2018, 2017 and 2020 were also fruitful. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2012 and 2020 years. For some funds, 2020 became the year with the most successful exits.
  • Investments – Usually VCs take part in 2 and in 7 – 12 funding rounds per year. The minimum number of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 7, the maximum is 593. Average number of funding rounds is 198.8 while median is 168.0. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 167. Average amount of lead investments is 53.0 while median is 31.5. The most common amount of lead investments is 0. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -18.14 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 3.22 and the median is 0.66. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is 29.0.
  • Typical Rounds – VCs usually participate in rounds with 3 – 4 investors. Less often in rounds with 4 – 5 investors. VCs in the sample have an average round size of 10 – 50 million or 100-500 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 8.69 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 3.17 and median is 2.69. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
Early Stage Venture Education Western Europe
Looking for investments?
We help you to get a list of investors based on your personal choice
Crunchbase icon

Content report

The following text will be sent to our editors: