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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.

Headquarters Location

Place Sainte-Gudule 5

Brussels, 1000,

Belgium

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INVENTURE$ 2022 – Wraps another successful event

Jun 9, 2022

June 09, 2022 13:26 ET Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA CALGARY, Alberta, June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INVENTURE$ 2022 (Inventures) wraps up its third in-person innovation event. With over two thousand people in attendance over three days and as many as 11 thousand watching online, delegates heard from over 300 speakers in 200 sessions. The conference ran from June 1 – 3, covering seven streams, including: Future-casting work Pitch Competitions: An international startup pitch competition took place during Inventures. Thirty companies pitched their best ideas and innovations to an expert panel hoping to take home one of the $10,000 prizes, free registration to Inventures 2023, and exposure to attendees and potential investors who are looking for the newest ideas and innovation. A  team of judges  made up of respected venture capitalists, selected the winners. The winners in this year’s startup pitch competition are: Taming Urban Jungles: $10,000 prize         The Tenet I2C competition is a $100,000 business pitch competition to assist companies working in the area of medical discovery and innovation, transition towards commercialization. The awardees in the 2022 Tenet I2C competition are:   THRIVE SVG Ventures held their demo day and awarded $500 thousand in follow-on investment to two companies: Julia Rivard Dexter, CEO & Co-founder A student pitch competition also took place during the conference with these three finalists participating in a Student Entrepreneur Showcase: Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada “Alberta Innovates is pleased to have successfully, and safely, held an in-person event this year. We know that when we meet collectively, we experience creative collisions. Contacts are established, deals are made, and we all leave Inventures having learned something new. We congratulate all the pitch competition winners. And, we can’t wait to see you at Inventures 2023 .” Laura Kilcrease, CEO, Alberta Innovates Inventures is a global innovation experience hosted by Alberta Innovates to bring together the world’s brightest minds, angel investors, venture capitalists and industry leaders. Launched in 2018, Inventures is the place to discover new technologies, talent, capital, customers and markets. Join us for INVENTURE$ 2023, May 31 - June 2, 2023 in Calgary Alberta. Tickets are available for $249 at https://inventurescanada.com/

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

3

7/22/2021

Seed VC

OwnHome

$3.6M

Yes

4

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

3

4

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

$99M

1

1/29/2019

Merger

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$99M

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10

Date

11/9/2021

1/29/2019

Exit

Acquired

Merger

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

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

Other

$99M

Acq - Fin

2

Date

9/28/2018

Investment Stage

Other

Companies

Valuation

$99M

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

Closed

$20.22M

1

Inventures II SDG Growth

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10

Closing Date

12/31/2011

Fund

Inventures I

Inventures II SDG Growth

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$20.22M

Sources

1

10

Inventures Team

1 Team Member

Inventures has 1 team member, including current Managing Partner, Olivier De Duve.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Olivier De Duve

Spreds, Deutsche Bank, and Bear Stearns

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Olivier De Duve

Work History

Spreds, Deutsche Bank, and Bear Stearns

Title

Managing Partner

Status

Current

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