Simile Venture Partners
We partner with exceptional founders from the very beginning of their journey to build disruptive companies

Russia

Population: 146.3 mln

Internet users: 87.5 mln (59.8%)

Mobile phones: 146.3 mln (100%)

  • Russia

India

Population: 1.3 bln

Internet users: 354 mln (28.3%)

Mobile phones: 894 mln (71.4%)

  • India

Brazil

Population: 204.3 mln

Internet users: 109.8 mln (57,3%)

Mobile phones: 204.3 mln (100%)

  • Brazil

Turkey

Population: 77.7 mln

Internet users: 46.3 mln (59,6%)

Mobile phones: 67.7 mln (87,1%)

  • Turkey

Indonesia

Population: 256 mln

Internet users: 73 mln (28.5%)

Mobile phones: 256 mln (100%)

  • Indonesia

Spain

Population: 46.4 mln

Internet users: 35.7 mln (76.9%)

Mobile phones: 46.4 mln (100%)

  • Spain

Italy

Population: 60.8 mln

Internet users: 37.7 mln (62%)

Mobile phones: 60.8 mln (100%)

  • Italy

Denmark

Population: 5.7 mln

Internet users: 5.4 mln (94.7%)

Mobile phones: 5.7 mln (100%)

  • Denmark

Sweden

Population: 9.7 mln

Internet users: 9.2 mln (94.8%)

Mobile phones: 9.7 mln (100%)

  • Sweden

Hong Kong

Population: 7.1 mln

Internet users: 5.8 mln (81.7%)

Mobile phones: 7.1 mln (100%)

  • Hong Kong

Singapore

Population: 5.7 mln

Internet users: 4.7 mln (82%)

Mobile phones: 5.7 mln (100%)

  • Singapore

Vietnam

Population: 94.3 mln

Internet users: 47.3 mln (50.1%)

Mobile phones: 94.3 mln (100%)

  • Vietnam

Thailand

Population: 68 mln

Internet users: 23.7 mln (34.9%)

Mobile phones: 68 mln (100%)

  • Thailand

Philippines

Population: 109.6 mln

Internet users: 47.1 mln (43%)

Mobile phones: 103 mln (94%)

  • Philippines

Malaysia

Population: 30.5 mln

Internet users: 20.6 mln (67.5%)

Mobile phones: 30.5 mln (100%)

  • Malaysia

Germany

Population: 81.1 mln

Internet users: 71.7 mln (88,6%)

Mobile phones: 81.1 mln (100%)

  • Germany

France

Population: 66.1 mln

Internet users: 55.4 mln (83.8%)

Mobile phones: 62.2 mln (94.1%)

  • France

United Kingdom

Population: 64.8 mln

Internet users: 59.3 mln (91.5%)

Mobile phones: 64.8 mln (100%)

  • United Kingdom

Switzerland

Population: 8.2 mln

Internet users: 7.1 mln (86.5%)

Mobile phones: 8.2 mln (100%)

  • Switzerland

Austria

Population: 8.6 mln

Internet users: 7.1 mln (82.5%)

Mobile phones: 8.6 mln (100%)

  • Austria

Netherlands

Population: 16.9 mln

Internet users: 16.1mln (95.2%)

Mobile phones: 16.9mln (100%)

  • Netherlands

UAE

Population: 9,5 mln

Internet users: 8,8 mln (93,2%)

Mobile phones: 9,5 mln (100%)

  • UAE

Luxembourg

Population: 520.7 ths

Internet users: 510.2 ths (98%)

Mobile phones: 520.7 ths (100%)

  • Luxembourg
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Russia India Brazil Turkey Indonesia Spain Italy Denmark Sweden HongKong Singapore Vietnam Thailand Philippines Malaysia Germany France United_Kingdom Switzerland Austria Netherlands UAE Luxembourg

Simile Venture Companies

Our companies run at full speed to lead development in consumer internet, digital media, mobile and B2B2C space around the world. We are available to them wherever and whenever they need us.

Digital Media

Country: Turkey

Link: www.nasilkolay.com

Online shopping destination that provides in-demand products at deep discount

Country: Germany

Link: www.lesara.de

The blog that brings Asia tech and startup news to the world.

Country: Singapore

Link: www.techinasia.com

Innovative consumer centric end-to-end platform for the auto repair industry

Country: Russia

Link: www.carfix.ru

Keyboard app

Country: UK

Link: www.thingthing.co

Acquired by CPX Distribuidora LTDA November 2016

Online Tyre Retailer in Brazil

Country: Brazil

Link: www.itaro.com.br

Marketplace for merchants with add on services

Country: SEA

Link: www.branch8.com

Big Data solutions for financial companies

Country: Russia

Link: www.doubledata.ru

Exited at round C November 2014

Innovative online car buying business

Country: Germany

Link: www.auto1-group.com/

Middle East Leading Car Buying Service

Country: UAE

Link: www.sellanycar.com

Deltamethod Acquired by Crealitics April 2016

Engineering online marketing

Country: Germany

Link: www.deltamethod.com

Online brand for shoes

Country: Germany

Link: www.aeyde.com

Acquired by Groupon September 2013

Mobile-only app for true last-minute booking with hand-picked premium hotels

Country: Spain and other European countries

Lending solution for students allowing purchases of electronic gadgets and other goods

Country: India

Link: www.slicepay.in

Online retailer of used cars in India

Country: India

Link: www.myspinny.com


Simile Venture Focus

We invest worldwide and between Business Angels investments and Series A.

Pirority countries:

Western Europe, Southeast Asia, India and Russia.

Preferred stage:

Seed, following Business Angels round and before Series A.

But we are not afraid to be the first or among the first investors in a company.

We are also open to co-found a business with entrepreneur having proven track record and seeking for both a partner and initial financing to launch a venture.

Team:

The Team is the most important aspect to us.

We are excited to partner with founders with a vision of the future, a drive to build the next big thing and persistence for excellence in execution.

Models/Markets:

We invest in consumer internet, digital media, mobile and B2B2C space.

We have a preference for models with clear monetization, strong Unique Value Proposition addressing defined need in a market and with an opportunity to build a sizeable business within 5-7 years.

Hatch Stage (we co-found businesses, we are not an incubator)
  • Incubation of an innovative idea or an existing model that matches both a market opportunity and the founder(s) expertise
  • Joint set up of the company
  • Business Model knowledge transfer and operational support in key functions: Marketing, Strategy, Business Development... 
  • Pre-seed/Seed financing
Seed stage
  • Committing to the founder(s) idea and optimism
  • Consolidation of the core team and product development
  • Support in defining the right strategy and knowledge transfer
  • Seed financing
Early Stage
  • Proven initial assumptions of the model
  • Initial sales traction and clear path to revenue generating
  • Consolidated core team
  • Co-investment in Series A
Our sweet spot is on the earliest stage of new venture creation

Please e-mail us your investor presentation or executive summary to info@simileventure.com
Luxembourg
16, rue Erasme, 
L-1468 Luxembourg
Phone: +352 2747 8488
Fax: +352 2747 8489

Contacts

You have developed a product, launched a venture and want to turn it into successful business, we would be glad to hear more about it and help you out.