WHO WE ARE

EVO Venture Partners teams with founders of early stage IT infrastructure startups to guide them towards a successful Series A investment.

We focus on game changing early stage startups in software based infrastructures, specifically in backup, security, storage, virtualization, networking and cloud. EVO Venture Partners adds value through knowledge, network and experience in addition to seed capital.

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INVESTMENT FOCUS

EVO Venture Partners adds value by providing knowledge, network and experience in addition to seed capital. These resources enable us to accelerate the founding team and MVP to a game-changing company. Our approach is resource intensive, therefore we limit ourselves to maximum of 3 transactions per year.

Scope

< € 500.000 Investment

Startups in security, storage, virtualization,
networking and
cloud

Intensive partnership between EVO
and founding team to secure Series A funding

Success Factors

(Pre)Seed Early Stage

Strong founding team, preferably 2nd or 3rd time founders

Product market fit we believe in

Replacement of ubiquitous technology through:
– Consumerization
– Commoditization

Ability to build MVP

Scalable platform

Traction in user eco-system

Investment Cycle

After introduction: First interview with EVO team member

Evaluation by entire EVO team

Sequential meetings between founding team and EVO

EVO constructs plan with founding team to build MVP

Targets, Deliverables, Actions are defined. Cashflow is secured to plan

Closing

Planned evaluations throughout
12 months. EVO adds resources where needed

EVO lines up Series A funding

PORTFOLIO

PRISMO SYSTEMS logo

Prismo Systems has built the first integrated Breach Detection and response system (SOC-OS) with a ground-breaking architecture which delivers zero false positives and zero data breaches.

Seed Investment – Stealth mode

RACKn logo

RackN Unified Hybrid Cloud & Infrastructure software platform solves the problem of how to make traditional IT, cloud, and DevOps technologies and teams work well together in order to bring solutions to production.

Seed Investment – www.rackn.com

DACS Laboratories focuses on innovating efficient and highly scalable application deployment technologies. We address a broad spectrum of industries ranging from vendors of high-performance computing centers, large-scale data centers, the video game publishing industry and many more.

Seed Investment – www.dacs-labs.com

Wercker is a continuous delivery platform focusing on changing the way developers build and deploy their applications. Our platform was built in order to make developers’ lives easier and enabling them to move fast and make things, from code to containers.

Seed Investment & Series A – www.wercker.com

Stealth Cloud Data Management

Backup Manager is a powerful and flexible purpose-built , unified block-based backup and replication product targeted at SMBs and mid-sized enterprises across both physical and virtual environments.

Team

 

Our venture partners team consists of seven experienced and highly passionate entrepreneurs and tech evangelists.

They are supported by a number of skilled experts and advisors. They provide specific industry expertise, operational capabilities, sales & marketing and a strong international network with local partners in Europe, USA and Asia.

In almost two decades, we have founded multiple IT companies and advised many others as board member as well as lead investor.

EVO VP Team

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