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

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Seed funding rounds in Sales 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 Seed stage over the last 5 years. They are actively investing in Sales industry.
Sales is about finding, contacting, and communicating with potential buyers. It includes lead generation and management, sales automation, and CRM, as well as direct sales.

Amount of Seed funding rounds is 128, which is 31.8% of the total amount of rounds in the Sales industry in Western Europe over the last 5 years.

Top 20 investors in Western Europe that took part in the most Seed funding rounds in Sales industry over the recent years
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Key takeaways

  • Funds Geography – The most common country among top VCs is The United Kingdom which hosts 7 funds. There are also funds from Germany, Switzerland and Ireland. The most common city is London which is home to 6 funds. There are also funds from Paris, Dublin and Zürich. VCs in the sample usually invest in The United Kingdom and Germany. They also invest in Switzerland and Ireland. 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, Medical Service and Bio & Nano Technology.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1822 and the newest one in 2016. In 2008 the most amount of funds were founded. VCs in the sample made the most deals in the period from 2011 to 2020. For some funds, 2017 was the year with the most amount of deals. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2015 and 2021 years. For some funds, 2015 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 12, the maximum is 597. Average number of funding rounds is 165.6 while median is 101.0. The most common amount of funding rounds for VCs in the sample is 28. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 3 and maximum is 132. Average amount of lead investments is 33.4 while median is 18.5. The most common amount of lead investments is 3. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -49.79 and 26.32 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is -2.07 and the median is 4.66. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds.
  • Typical Rounds – Funds usually participate in rounds with 2 – 3 or 3 – 4 investors. The most common round size for VCs in the sample is less than 100 thousands. Less common range is 100 thousands – 1 million. A Funds’ average multiplicator for portfolio companies at the last known valuation is 0.0 at minimum and 0.6 at maximum. Average value for this multiplicator is 0.19 and median is 0.1. The most common multiplicator value is 0.03.
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