Top 20 investors in Western Europe with the biggest sum of Seed funding rounds in Gaming industry over the recent years

Top 20 investors in Western Europe with the biggest sum of Seed funding rounds in Gaming industry over the recent years

Intro

The top 20 investors according to the total money raised in the 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 Gaming industry.
Gaming is about development, marketing, and monetization of video games. It includes online and offline games for pc and console and eSports.

Amount of money raised in funding rounds in Western Europe is $636.5M, which is 18.8% of the total amount of money raised in the Gaming industry in Seed rounds over the last 5 years.

Top 20 investors in Western Europe with the biggest sum of Seed funding rounds in Gaming 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 country among top VCs is The United Kingdom which hosts 11 funds. There are also funds from Germany, France and Switzerland. The most common city is London which is home to 11 funds. There are also funds from Berlin, Paris and Oslo. VCs in the sample usually invest in The United States and The United Kingdom. They also invest in Germany and Norway. For 9 funds in the sample, 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 Entertainment, Gamification and Medical Service.
  • Important Years – The oldest fund in the sample was founded in 1982 and the newest one in 2018. In 2017 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. The biggest amount of successful exits happened between 2012 and 2021 years. For some funds, 2018 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 2, the maximum is 597. Average number of funding rounds is 137.6 while median is 53.0. Minimum amount of lead investments for funds is 0 and maximum is 132. Average amount of lead investments is 27.8 while median is 8.0. The most common amount of lead investments is 0. Index of difference in percentage points of lead investments from the average is between -21.0 and 29.0 for funds in the sample. The average value for this difference is 8.86 and the median is 8.18. It means that these funds act as lead investors more often than other funds. The most common value is 29.0.
  • Typical Rounds – Funds participate in rounds with 4 – 5 or 3 – 4 investors VCs in the sample have an average round size of 10 – 50 million or 1 – 5 million. 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 3.1 and median is 1.41. The most common multiplicator value is close to zero.
Gaming Seed 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: