Kibo Ventures was born in 2012 in Madrid (Spain) with the mission of empowering diverse European tech entrepreneurs to solve big problems and helping them scale.
Our team is a combination of operational and investment experts with deep international networks in Europe and US including some of the best founders, investors and corporates. Since 2012, we have built one of the largest VC teams in Southern Europe.
Our team and investors are committed to impact, diversity and believe in driving global positive impact while achieving top returns. We include social and environmental criteria in our investments.
€300M AUM Assets Under Management
63+ companies invested
1 IPO and 5 Unicorns
14+ relevant exits to companies like Paypal, Airbnb, Groupon and others
3 offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Lisbon
25+ entrepreneurs as LPs in our funds
20%+ female founders
We invest in early-stage companies that are ready to scale globally
We lead and co-lead pre-Series A or Series A rounds
We are sector agnostic: both consumer and enterprise software
Our initial investment range is €2m - €5m, targeting 10-20% ownership
We look for teams building global companies that leverage local development and operations, while scaling in bigger markets
We favor proven product-market fit and readiness to scale massively
We are always open to co-invest with the right partners
How we help
We listen, respect, hope for the best and are willing to help
Recruiting: We have helped our portfolio companies hire 100+ key employees. Several portfolio companies over 200 employees.
Building & growing: We supported our portfolio companies via strategy, network and sales actions, resulting in over $4B of total portfolio value.
Fundraising: 90% of our companies have raised Series B or exited after our investment, 55% have raised money from international investors.
Exiting: We have sold 10+ companies to relevant global companies.