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Investments

25

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

2

About Inventures

Inventures is a EUR 15-million investment vehicle managed by MyMicroInvest. Inventures focuses on impact investing, positioning itself as a social venture capital fund. Together with the crowd, Inventures holds shares in young companies that provide solutions to societal problems, including health, education, the environment, society, and the economy. Inventures is unique because it involves the crowd in selecting, investing, and supporting the companies it funds through the MyMicroInvest platform.

Inventures Headquarter Location

Place Sainte-Gudule 5

Brussels, 1000,

Belgium

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Inventures Announces 2021 Startup Pitch Winners

Nov 15, 2021

$70 thousand awarded to startup companies from around the world November 15, 2021 13:11 ET Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA CALGARY. Alberta, Nov. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Inventures announces the winners of the fourth annual Startup Pitch Competition. With the cancellation of this year’s live Inventures conference, due to COVID-19, the pitch event was held virtually. Thirty-three finalists across seven categories presented their innovations to a panel of expert judges. The field was narrowed from a record 275 entries and the list of finalists included startups from the U.S., Canada, the Netherlands, India, Austria, Romania and Poland. Winners from seven categories are:      • Each winner will receive a $10,000 prize, as well as expert feedback and exposure to potential investors who are looking for the latest in cutting-edge technology and innovation. "Entrepreneurs like those who were successful in our Startup Pitch Competition are showing us what the future can look like. Their keen sense of innovation and business acumen are critical to shaping tomorrow’s economy. We’re looking forward to returning to the live pitch format at Inventures 2022 next June in Calgary, with even more inspiring ideas.” Laura Kilcrease, CEO, Alberta Innovates Inventures is a global innovation experience hosted by Alberta Innovates to bring together the world’s brightest minds, angel investors, venture capitalists and industry leaders. Launched in 2018, Inventures is gaining global interest as the place to discover new technologies, talent, capital, customers and markets. Inventures Unbound offers free access for innovators, startups, investors and industry to share, inspire and interconnect through live stream events and on-demand content. Join us for Inventures, in Calgary, June 1-3, 2022. Watch the pitch presentations on Inventures Unbound , (sign-up may be required) For more information about Inventures and the Startup Pitch Competition, please contact: Dwayne Brunner, Senior Manager, Media & Strategic Community Relations Alberta Innovates

Inventures Investments

25 Investments

Inventures has made 25 investments. Their latest investment was in MySkillCamp as part of their Unattributed VC - II on September 9, 2021.

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Inventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/6/2021

Unattributed VC - II

MySkillCamp

$14.21M

No

1

8/24/2021

Seed VC

Oscer

$3.63M

Yes

2

7/22/2021

Seed VC

OwnHome

$3.6M

Yes

3

6/22/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

6/2/2021

Series B - II

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$99M

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10

Date

9/6/2021

8/24/2021

7/22/2021

6/22/2021

6/2/2021

Round

Unattributed VC - II

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Series B - II

Company

MySkillCamp

Oscer

OwnHome

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Amount

$14.21M

$3.63M

$3.6M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

3

10

10

Inventures Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Inventures has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Opinum on November 09, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

11/9/2021

Acquired

1

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10

Date

11/9/2021

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Exit

Acquired

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

Inventures Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Inventures acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was NapoleonCat on September 28, 2018.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/28/2018

Acq - Fin

$991

Acq - Fin

2

Date

9/28/2018

Investment Stage

Acq - Fin

Companies

Valuation

$991

Total Funding

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

2

Inventures Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Inventures has 2 funds, including Inventures I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2011

Inventures I

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

$20.22M

1

Inventures II SDG Growth

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2011

Fund

Inventures I

Inventures II SDG Growth

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$20.22M

$99M

Sources

1

10

Inventures Team

2 Team Members

Inventures has 2 team members, including current Managing Partner, Olivier de Duve.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Olivier de Duve

Spreds, EarlyTracks, Deutsche Bank, and Bear Stearns

Managing Partner

Current

Chris Hitchen

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Olivier de Duve

Chris Hitchen

Work History

Spreds, EarlyTracks, Deutsche Bank, and Bear Stearns

Title

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

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