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Vodafone Ventures

Vodafone Ventures firm specializes in investments in seed/start up, early stage, and mid stage in wireless and Internet sectors. It invests between £2 million ($3.6 million) and £10 million ($18.1 million) in the portfolio companies. Vodafone Ventures was formed in 2000 and is based in the Newbury, United Kingdom. Vodafone Ventures is the investment arm of Vodafone Group PLC.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Eventtus 9/2013Venture Round$175k1
Affirmed Networks 6/2013Series C$51M7
Jibe Mobile 12/2012Venture Round$8.3M1
Affirmed Networks 11/2012Series B$52M5
Cognia 11/2012Venture Round£450k2
eshtery 7/2012Seed$225k1
InToTally 5/2012Venture Round1
Finsphere 1/2012Venture Round$11.3M1
CellEra 12/2011Venture Round$9.2M3
Cognia 10/2011Venture Round£400k2
Local Response 10/2011Series A$5M5
LocalResponse 10/2011Series B$5M9
Cognia 6/2011Venture Round£2M2
Vouchercloud 5/2011Venture Round1
PlaySpan 8/2010Series C$18M5
Evolution Robotics 11/2008Series B$13.9M3
Amobee 11/2007Series B2
SavaJe Technologies 8/2007Venture Round$4.15M3
SavaJe Technologies 12/2005Venture Round$40M5
SavaJe Technologies 3/2003Series B$17.5M5



    Qype raises another 6.5 million euros to super-charge mobile, signs Vodafone deal ( [edit]
  1. Eventtus Raises 1.2 Million EGP in Funding ( [edit]
  2. Affirmed Networks Raises $51M in Series C Funding ( [edit]
  3. Jibe Mobile Raises $8.3M To Grow Its Cloud-Based App Developer Platform — Wants To Teach Carriers How To Win In An All-IP World ( [edit]
  4. Affirmed Networks launches with $52 million in venture backing ( [edit]
  5. Oxford Capital Partners Source [edit]
  6. Vodafone Ventures Egypt Announces Investment in Eshtery, Ogra, and GyroLabs ( [edit]
  7. InToTally Receives Equity Investment from Vodafone Ventures ( [edit]
  8. Vodafone Ventures Leads $11.3M Investment in Top Industry Identity Analytics Company, Finsphere ( [edit]
  9. CellEra Raises $9.2M in Funding ( [edit]
  10. Oxford Capital Partners Source [edit]
  11. LocalResponse Raises $5 Million in New Funding Round ( [edit]
  12. Check-In Based Ad Platform LocalResponse Raises $5 Million From A Slew Of Investors ( [edit]
  13. Oxford Capital Partners invests in Compliant Phones ahead of new FSA regulations ( [edit]
  14. Citation Needed [add]
  15. Payment Platform PlaySpan Raises $18 Million From Vodafone, Softbank ( [edit]
  16. Evolution Robotics Raises $13.88 Million from CMEA Ventures, Vodafone, Idealab and Quercus Trust ( [edit]
  17. Vodafone, Telefonica Take Stakes In Mobile Ad Firm Amobee ( [edit]
  18. EDGAR [edit]
  19. SavaJe Secures $40 Million in Funding Led by Investcorp ( [edit]
  20. SavaJe Technologies Receives $17.5 million in Series B Funding to Support Deployment and Volume Shipments. ( [edit]
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