Slingshot Ventures

Business Overview

Slingshot Ventures is a Dutch venture capital fund solely backed by successful entrepreneurs. We back ambitious, talented and charismatic entrepreneurs and actively help them accelerate their businesses with our knowledge, experience and international network of people and companies. By providing smart growth capital we help these start- and scale-ups catapult their business to the next level. This makes us the partner of choice for B2(B2)C focused fast growing ventures with international growth ambition and potential.

We believe that proven entrepreneurs are the best inspiration for the next generation of entrepreneurs. That’s why both our team and our carefully selected group of investors consist of proven entrepreneurs and venture builders. This makes us truly hands-on in our investment approach. It’s what we call “inspirational growth capital”.

We currently manage a portfolio of multiple investments, all with a base in the Netherlands and all with a cross-border ambition. Our portfolio includes companies such as Swishfund (online business lender), Temper (online marketplace for freelancers), Wasteless (dynamic pricing solution for supermarkets), Stox Energy Socks (innovative pressure socks), VanMoof (smart design city bikes) & Boldking (online male grooming).

 

Founded
2017
Investor type
Venture Capital
Business model preference
B2B
Series preference
Seed
Cheque size
Min: $0.58M
Max: $11.6M
Offering preference
Software
AI type preference
Computer Vision, Machine Learning
Sectors
Analytics Esports Gaming Pricing Retail

Team

Slingshot Ventures
Tom Kist
Managing Partner
Slingshot Ventures
Marco Pieters
Managing Partner

Investment Portfolio

Startup

Operating Status

Offering Type

Business Model

Total Funding

AI Employees

ShapeShift Gaming
Active
Software
B2B
$2.5 M
Wasteless
Active
Software
B2B
$2.4 M

Investment Rounds History

Startup

Date Announced

Funding Round

Amount Raised

Investors

September 2019
Seed
$2.5 M
View All Investors (7 Total)
September 2019
Seed
$2.5 M
View All Investors (6 Total)
October 2018
Series A
$2 M
View All Investors (1 Total)

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TYPE
Venture Capital
MIN CHEQUE
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INVESTMENTS

27

PORTFOLIO

17

TYPE
Angel

INVESTMENTS

3

PORTFOLIO

2

TYPE
Venture Capital

INVESTMENTS

11

PORTFOLIO

5

TYPE
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INVESTMENTS

3

PORTFOLIO

2

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