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octopusventures.com

Investments

378

Portfolio Exits

50

Funds

21

About Octopus Ventures

Octopus is a venture capital investor that backs talented people with the potential to build big businesses. It focuses on identifying entrepreneurs and fast-growth companies that can scale to create, transform, or dominate an industry. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in London, England.

Headquarters Location

33 Holborn

London, England, EC1N 2HT,

United Kingdom

+44 20 7776 7968

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Latest Octopus Ventures News

Elo Raises $10M Series A Funding Round

Jan 25, 2023

The round was led by Octopus Ventures, Will Ventures and Re:food.vc. The company intends to use the funds to grow their product development and marketing teams and scale up the Smart Supplement and Protein products. Founded in 2020 by Ari Tulla, Tapio Tolvanen, Miklu Silvanto, Elo leverages data from wearables, biomarker testing, and health questionnaires to to deliver nutrition-focused health solutions backed by science. The company’s first product is Smart Supplements, which contain vitamins, minerals, and probiotics specifically selected for biomarkers, diet, and goals based on at-home blood testing and one-on-one nutritional coaching. Their second product, Smart Protein, is a protein product tailor-made for customized biomarkers, goals, and activity data, available in chocolate, vanilla, and plain flavor. FinSMEs

Octopus Ventures Investments

378 Investments

Octopus Ventures has made 378 investments. Their latest investment was in Elo as part of their Series A on January 1, 2023.

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Octopus Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/24/2023

Series A

Elo

$10M

Yes

9

1/11/2023

Series A

Inflow

$11M

Yes

11

12/20/2022

Series A - II

Rest Less

$7.22M

No

1

12/14/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

12/13/2022

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

1/24/2023

1/11/2023

12/20/2022

12/14/2022

12/13/2022

Round

Series A

Series A

Series A - II

Series A

Series A

Company

Elo

Inflow

Rest Less

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Amount

$10M

$11M

$7.22M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

9

11

1

10

10

Octopus Ventures Portfolio Exits

50 Portfolio Exits

Octopus Ventures has 50 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Glofox on August 02, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

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

Acquirer

Sources

8/2/2022

Acquired

$99M

10

6/1/2022

Acquired

$99M

4

5/9/2022

Acquired

$99M

5

5/3/2022

Acquired

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$99M

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10

12/13/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

8/2/2022

6/1/2022

5/9/2022

5/3/2022

12/13/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

10

4

5

10

10

Octopus Ventures Acquisitions

4 Acquisitions

Octopus Ventures acquired 4 companies. Their latest acquisition was Tristar Worldwide on January 10, 2008.

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

1/10/2008

Debt

$99M

Management Buyout

1

7/13/2006

Debt

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$99M

$99M

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10

12/1/2005

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$99M

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10

5/31/2005

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$99M

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Date

1/10/2008

7/13/2006

12/1/2005

5/31/2005

Investment Stage

Debt

Debt

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Management Buyout

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Sources

1

10

10

0

Octopus Ventures Fund History

21 Fund Histories

Octopus Ventures has 21 funds, including Octopus Ventures Pre-Seed Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

8/1/2022

Octopus Ventures Pre-Seed Fund

$12.27M

2

11/22/2021

Octopus Titan VCT 6

$267.86M

1

4/8/2019

Octopus Ventures Zenith III

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$108.3M

4

4/16/2018

Octopus Ventures European Startups Fund

$99M

10

3/22/2017

Octopus Ventures UK Tech Fund

$99M

10

Closing Date

8/1/2022

11/22/2021

4/8/2019

4/16/2018

3/22/2017

Fund

Octopus Ventures Pre-Seed Fund

Octopus Titan VCT 6

Octopus Ventures Zenith III

Octopus Ventures European Startups Fund

Octopus Ventures UK Tech Fund

Fund Type

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Status

Open

Amount

$12.27M

$267.86M

$108.3M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

1

4

10

10

Octopus Ventures Team

5 Team Members

Octopus Ventures has 5 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Alliott Cole.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Alliott Cole

Chief Executive Officer

Current

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Alliott Cole

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Work History

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Chief Executive Officer

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