Index Ventures SA

Index Ventures SA

Index Ventures SA

Overview
Date Founded

1996

Headquarters

Rue De Jargonnant 2, Geneva, GE, 1207, Switzerland

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Index Ventures is an active manager which focuses on young information technology and life sciences companies located in Europe, Israel and the US, which have the potential to become global players in their market. The firm typically co-invests with local venture capitalists outside Europe.Index Ventures invests from USD 3 million to USD 20 million, with the possibility of investing smaller amounts in seed rounds, such as USD 300.000 to USD 500.000. It acquires minority stakes (20% on average) and is an active board member. The initial investment focus is on series A and B rounds and the firm also participates in follow-up investments at later stages for companies that successfully execute their business plans.Index generally invests in six to ten new investments a year, holds investments for three to five years and seeks exits through IPOs and trade sales.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

General Counsel

Director of Investor Relations

Fund Advisor

Senior Legal Counsel

Venture Advisor

Finance Manager

Operations Manager

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Recent Transactions
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Arista Networks, Inc. purchases Big Switch Networks, Inc. from Redpoint Ventures, Intel Capital Corp., Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, CID Group, Khosla Ventures LLC, Morgenthaler Management Corp., In-Q-Tel, Index Ventures SA, Dell Technologies Capital, MSD Capital LP /Private Equity

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Five Below, Inc. purchases Hollar, Inc. from Troy Capital Partners LP, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Lightspeed Management Co. LLC, The Pritzker Group (Venture Capital), Greycroft LLC, Comcast Ventures LLC, Forerunner Ventures LLC, Index Ventures SA, BAM Ventures LLC

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Delivery Hero SE purchases Delivery Hero HF Kitchens GmbH from Creandum Advisor AB, Index Ventures SA

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onStamps.com, Inc. purchases MetaPack Ltd. from Cross Atlantic Capital Partners LLC, GP Bullhound Asset Management Ltd., WPP Plc /Private Equity, Index Ventures SA

Legal Advisor

Advised onMicrosoft Corporation purchases TouchType Ltd. from Accel Partners LLC, Octopus Ventures Ltd., Cambridge Capital Ltd., Index Ventures SA

Investment Advisor

Advised onD'Ieteren SA/NV purchases Moleskine SpA from Syntegra Capital Ltd., Index Ventures SA

Associate

Advised onGetaround, Inc. purchases Drivy SAS from NGP Capital, Alven Capital Partners SA, BPIFrance Investissement SAS, Index Ventures SA

Associate

Advised onMicrosoft Corporation purchases TouchType Ltd. from Accel Partners LLC, Octopus Ventures Ltd., Cambridge Capital Ltd., Index Ventures SA

Legal Advisor

Advised onStamps.com, Inc. purchases MetaPack Ltd. from Cross Atlantic Capital Partners LLC, GP Bullhound Asset Management Ltd., WPP Plc /Private Equity, Index Ventures SA

Advisors & Consultants
Custodian

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC provides a variety of capital raising, market making, advisory and brokerage services for governments, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients and affiliates. It is also a primary dealer in U.S. government securities and an underwriter, placement agent, and dealer for money market instruments, commercial paper, mortgage and other assetbacked securities, as well as a range of debt, equity and other convertible securities of corporations and other issuers. The company was founded on January 3, 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Custodian

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc. (San Francisco), part of Bank of America Corp., is a company headquartered in the United States. The firm provides brokerage and investment banking services.

Advisor

Partner at Daversa Partners

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Cockroach Labs, Inc. provides data base services. The firm combines the functionality of SQL with the horizontal scalability common to NoSQL offerings and provides enterprise-grade disaster recovery. Its products include CockroachDB Core and CockroachDB Enterprise. The company was founded by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and Benjamin Darnell in 2015 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Hipcamp, Inc. operates as a consumer oriented online travel company. The firm specializes in camping, outdoors, reservations, discovery and land sharing. The company was founded by Alyssa Ravasio and Eric Bach and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Starburst Data, Inc. provides distribution and support of Presto. The company was founded by Phillips David, Wojciech Biela, Martin Traverso, Matt Fuller, Dain Sundstrom, Justin Borgman, Kamil Bajda-Pawlikowski and Piotr Findeisen in 2017 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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