Announced in 2015, the new Elaia Partners fund reached a first closing of 115 million euros. Called “Elaia Delta”, this fourth fund of the Parisian company was initially supposed to reach a first closing set at 80 million euros, for a target of 120 million, and a “hard capOf 150 million. Delta will focus on companies in early stage (seed and Series A), capable of showing international ambition. On the model side, Elaia will look for solutions “Deep tech”, “with a preference for B2B models”, specifies Marc Rougier, founder of several start-ups (Meiosys, Scoop.it) who became a partner within the fund in 2016.
Already launched, the fund has already completed five deals, four of which are official or about to be, with Containous (telecom infrastructure), Realytics (Adtech), or even Fretlink (logistics). “I believe that the French ecosystem is in a great dynamic», Judges this new partner who joined the adventure after having created and directed Scoop.it in San Francisco.
Activity: capital risk
Assets under management:
Number of investments: 44 companies financed and 10 exits (November 2015)
Wallet : Agriconomie, Zenchef (ex-1001Menus), Teads, Mirakl, Tiny Clues, Criteo, Sigfox, SmartAngels …