Adevinta Ventures is the early stage investment arm of Adevinta, a global online classifieds specialist, operating leading digital marketplaces in 11 countries. We support startups who want to scale and grow using our knowledge and specific hands-on marketplace experience. As well as providing agile financial backing, our wider Adevinta Group network gives us the ability to help founders find collaborations and synergies that allow them to pave the way forward in their industry.
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What we invest in
Adevinta Ventures invests in fast-growing European startups (sweet spot in Series A and Series B) that can shape the future of mobility, real estate, work and fintech. Leveraging the top positions of Adevinta’s brands (e.g. leboncoin, Mobile.de, Fotocasa, Coches.net, Subito) Adevinta Ventures adds strong value and is a long-term partner to portfolio companies.
Take a look at some of the cutting-edge startups where Adevinta Ventures has invested in.
“It has been a short journey but I enjoyed working side-to-side with the Adevinta ventures team. They are approachable and hands-on with a global ambition to help companies expand. They’ve always been supportive and helped us open doors within the Adevinta family.”
Hans Christ, CEO, Bipi
“We see in Adevinta Ventures not only a great investor, but a long term partner for Lovys. Their vision for the insurtech market and their knowledge of the Spanish market through their brands have tremendously helped us shape our offering in Spain. We are very happy to be able to count on them for what is to come.”
Joao Cardoso, CEO, Lovys
Submit your pitch
We’re always looking for fast-growing and innovative startups with solid traction and plans to scale beyond their domestic market. Tell us about your business and find out if Adevinta Ventures could give you the investment and opportunities that help you accelerate your vision.
The report analysed more than 500 marketplace startups across 14 market segments, and showcased several interesting findings, including the continued resilience of B2B marketplaces that outperformed other technology segments.
2021 was yet another record year for marketplaces investment, with $139bn raised globally, with Europe leading this rapid growth. Marketplaces for NFTs (Non-fungible tokens), groceries and food delivery are the fastest growing categories this year. If you want to learn more about 2021 marketplaces value evolution, exits and unicorns creation, check out this report.
The lines between marketplaces and fintechs are becoming increasingly blurred.
Online marketplaces are taking advantage of both embedded fintech solutions, and fintech products built in house. These additions can improve user experience, boost customer retention and create new monetization streams. Read the report to find out more.
We’re seeing record levels of investment in marketplace unicorns, with this sector now worth a combined total of $5 trillion. Explore the facts, figures and trends in more detail in The Future of Marketplaces report – built by Adevinta Ventures together with Dealroom and SpeedInvest.
The team heading up Adevinta Ventures have a strong background in venture capital, startups and business development with international experience living and working across over 10 countries combined. Together, they have backed more than 50 companies and work closely with founders, sharing their expertise and helping them fulfil their business ambitions.
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