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Pre-Exit Companies Are Taking Europe By Storm



04/01/2015

The growing numbers of Tech as well as Non-Tech startups has taken the world by storm. Amongst them are many who come armed with experienced leaders, manning their desks while others are just creatively sound, lacking experience. Irrespective of how knowledgeable or how creative they are, these companies are bringing unorthodox new stuff to the table. Intrigued? Read on.


Recently Tech Tour, a Geneva-based research organization created by creatively ambitious people, speculators and influencers, and Go4Venture Advisers, a worldwide corporate fund admonitory firm, discharged the Tech Tour Growth 50, the rundown of Europe's quickest developing pre-exit cutting edge organizations.

The determination methodology kept going three months and was directed in conjunction with the International Venture Club, a community oriented stage of autonomous funding, corporate, legislative and institutional speculators. The screening experienced three separate stages. At first and foremost, Tech Tour recognized a considerable rundown of 366 organizations, supported by no less than one autonomous speculator that conceivably met certain valuation and development criteria:
  • - half deals development (CAGR from Dec 31st 2011 to Dec 31st 2014)
  • - $100 million valuation
  • - More than $20 million trusts raised
  • - Annual income more noteworthy than $10 million
These were screened by Dow Jones Venture Source, another of Tech Tour's accomplices and Go4Venture. Organizations that did not meet the criteria were uprooted, and a rundown of 144 organizations was created. Organizations were then asked to willfully supply extra supporting data on a secret premise: the outcome was a rundown of 93 organizations that were apportioned an evaluation relying upon the criteria they met and the extra data supplied. Development data was organized in the reviewing.

In the third and last stage, the choice board voted in favor of their individual "Main 50" and organizations were then positioned by votes and grade. The last rundown incorporates some remarkable names, for example, BlaBla Car, SoundCloud, Skyscanner, Deezer and others that are less in the spotlight, however are picking up footing – like Blockchain, Amplitude, Scytl, to give some examples.

The exploration likewise distinguished some basic highlights of the finalists: 75% of them were established in the most recent 10 years; it takes 3 years and 6 months, all things considered, to become acquainted with the first subsidizing round; the greater part of financial specialists (120 out of 223) originate from Europe, yet by and large an American VC is additionally introduce. 50% of the organizations were portrayed as fitting in with the "B2C e-business" class (essentially retail, additionally fintech and music). With respect to nationality, the UK takes the lion's offer, with 19 organizations, took after by France and Germany with 7 every, and Sweden with 6.

The following is the full rundown. What do you think? Do you concur on those names or do you believe there's some organization that ought to have made the rundown? Well, irrespective of your thoughts on the same, the following were the participating companies:

Accedo  BroadbandAdyenAlfrescoAlienVault, Amplitude Laser Technologies  , Avantium, Avito,Blabla carBlippar, BlockchainBorroCalastone, DeezerOrder Dynamics , FarfetchFoodPanda , B2x Care Solutions,  ivi.ru MediaKlarnaKupiVIP,Lamoda.ruMedicAnimalMimecast,  Mister Spex,Powa TechnologiesNutmegOnefineStayOodrive,Openet,  OzonQuandooScytl,  Shazam,ShowroompriveSkyscanner, SmaatoSoundcloud,Spotify, SwiftkeyTalend,  Tobii Technology,TradeshiftTransferwise, TruecallerWestwing,Windeln, WiThingsWongaWorldRemit , Zound Industries.

Reference:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/federicoguerrini/2015/03/31/the-50-fastest-growing-pre-exit-companies-in-europe-revealed/