Round2 Lab is a leading European program for young companies in their scale-up phase bringing together high calibre coaches with exceptional tech companies. So far more than 20 ventures from four countries have concluded the Round2 Lab, many of them having successfully scaled their business, raised more capital and closed profitable exits.
Just in between Black Friday and the final sprint for the 2020 Christmas season shopping, Round2 Partner Stefan Nagel catches up with Round2’s B2C portfolio companies to discuss the unusual environment for holiday shopping in 2020. Join us via Zoom!
Round2 has invested 7 figures in the Swiss EdTech scale-up Avallain. The new member of the Round2 Capital family is the Swiss company Avallain, which offers state-of-the-art e-learning and EdTech solutions for customers such as Oxford University Press.
At Round2, analysis of our investment targets and the markets where they operate is the foundation of our investment decisions. Through our bottom-up approach, we endeavor to understand the longterm sustainability of a company’s business model and the factors that could cause it to change.
When we introduced revenue-based finance to the Europen market in 2017 we knew that this financing instrument would be a game changer for young innovative companies: we talked to WirtschaftsWoche about why our model meets the needs of scale-ups in Europe.
German cybersecurity company Myra Security and Round2 Capital are expanding their existing partnership with an 8-digit investment by Round2 and its partners. For the technology leader founded in 2012, this is the next logical step.
Founded in 2017, Round2 is a growth stage investor in leading digital scale-up companies and a pioneer of revenue-based finance in Europe. The fund is today announcing the successful closing of another round of fundraising taking its assets under management to close to EUR 30m.
Round2 supports outstanding entrepreneurs in driving their business forward without diluting ownership. The way company value is created has undergone fundamental changes. Today value is created by disruptive business models building on immaterial assets, digitization and technological progress.
Round2 is on the lookout for those rare gems that are continuously overperforming and keep accelerating. Round2 portfolio company Myra Security is truly such a company: Myra Security is a German IT Security-as-a-Service company that plays in the Champions League.
Round2 announces its youngest addition to its portfolio: jacando offers innovative solutions in the field of HR. About jacando jacando has its origins as a mediation platform. “jacando search“ was launched in 2013: An integrated algorithm that matches the skills of applicants.
Graz based 3GSM GmbH is a 3D modeling software company specialized in rock and terrain. 3GSM pioneers in developing easy-to-use software for the three-dimensional acquisition and assessment of rock, terrain, and object surfaces.
Revenue-based financing is a simple type of funding in which a company receives funding in exchange for a share in its future revenue until a pre-defined absolute amount – the cap – is reached. Unlike rigid repayment plans of bank loans or venture debt instruments, the repayments in revenue-based finance are tied to monthly revenue and thus naturally adapt to cash flows, going up when revenues are strong and down when revenues are weak. As no valuation is necessary funding can easily be increased as revenues increase.
Revenue-based finance is a quantum leap forward in the way the growth of digital businesses with recurring revenues is funded. The Round2 revenue-based finance solution is not only a simple, flexible and transparent form of growth funding, it also creates exceptional value for Founders and shareholders without diluting ownership.
Revenue-based finance has become an important part of the funding ecosystem. In the US and Canada there are more than 25 revenue-based finance funds, which have successfully funded hundreds of fast growing companies. Especially suitable for revenue-based funding are SaaS firms as the funding can be built into the stream of recurring revenues.
Founders of Software as a Service (SaaS) companies use various sources of capital through the different stages of the companies’ development. Based on conversations with hundreds of SaaS businesses over the last couple of years, this article provides an overview of how founders of SaaS companies evaluate the alternatives available.