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Index Ventures [Annual Review 2020]

Finance and Risk Capital

Impact for scaleups


Companies backed


Follow-on investments


Investments outside of London


Growth-stage investments

Key sectors

Impact ventures / Social Impact Life Sciences & Biotech Building & Construction Manufacturing / Advanced Manufacturing Creative, digital, film, games & media Professional services Defence & security Technology & Communications Engineering / Advanced Engineering Transport & Logistics Environmental Science & Technology Farming, fisheries & forestry Finance Food & drink Healthcare

Index Ventures is a multi-stage VC firm, making equity investments at seed, venture and growth stage. With its main offices in London and San Francisco, the firm focuses on life sciences, medical technology, digital media, e-commerce and software. The firm invests in companies based in the US, Europe and Israel.

Index typically invests between $100,000-$2m in seed-stage companies and up to £50m for growth-stage companies; the average size of its investment round into UK companies since 2013 is £14.2m.

Between January 2013 to June 2020, the fund has provided follow-on investments for 33 of the 63 UK companies that it has backed. Notable UK scaleups in its current portfolio include Deliveroo, Transferwise, Revolut, Moo and the fintech ComplyAdvantage.

Index Ventures [Annual Review 2020] website