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

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most funding rounds in Virtual Currency 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 over the last 4 years. They are actively investing in Virtual Currency industry.
Virtual currency is an electronic representation of value and can be traded or used as payment. It includes cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and etherium.

Amount of funding rounds in Virtual Currency is 248, which is 1.2% of the total amount of rounds in Western Europe over the last 4 years.

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most funding rounds in Virtual Currency 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 Germany. They host 7 VCs each. There are also funds from France and Portugal. The most common city is London which is home to 7 funds. There are also funds from Berlin, Paris and Valletta. VCs tend to invest in startups from The United States, but also invest in startups from The United Kingdom, Germany, and France. 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 Gamification, Legal and Telecommunications.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 2004 and the newest one in 2019. In 2014 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2013 to 2021. For some funds, 2018 was the year with the most amount of deals. 2020 and 2019 hold the biggest amount of successful exits. 2018 and 2017 are the runner ups.
  • 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 8, the maximum is 597. Average number of funding rounds is 125.1 while median is 33.5. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 21. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 135. Average amount of lead investments is 26.6 while median is 4.5. The most common amount of lead investments is 3. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -47.92 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 5.63 and the median is 8.41. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is 29.0.
  • Typical RoundsEarly and Seed stages are more common for funds in the sample. Late and Venture stages are less common. Funds participate in rounds with 4 – 5 or 3 – 4 investors The most common round size for VCs in the sample is 10 – 50 million. Less common range is less than 100 thousands. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is close to zero at minimum and 13.87 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 3.22 and median is 0.36. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
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