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“IT for Equity” investments with a leverage effect on fund raising

If your startup meets our investment criteria, we can make an IT for Equity investment through several rounds of funding (Seed / Series A / B / C). This allows us to position ourselves as a strategic industrial partner that is financially but also personally involved in the implementation of your technology roadmap. Thanks to our network and reputation as a technology guarantor, we are able to invite and attract additional investors and board members during funding rounds, depending on the startups’ needs.

Relevant links between our investment portfolios and lead flows

Our ever-growing portfolio enables us to establish relevant links between companies coming from different industry sectors (such as SaaS, Mobility, Virtual Reality, etc.). Pentalabbs and its partners exchange a lot of information on lead flows in order to secure our investments. We can use our technical expertise to analyze lead flows whenever a company requires this type of intervention.

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WHAT ARE OUR “SERVICES FOR EQUITY” INVESTMENT CRITERIA?

TEAM FIRST ° Pentalabbs trusts its founders’ experience and tight knit team. We have worked with many companies made up of groups of very close friends or even relatives! In our opinion, strong relationships are essential for a startup’s success in the long run.

BUSINESS MODEL & VISION ° Our entrepreneurs focus on B2B and B2C markets, offering services that bring our customers a real added value. Their vision often goes beyond France’s borders. We believe and invest in companies with a promising business model.

EXECUTION ° Execution results are proof of a product’s added value. At this stage, Entrepreneurs have already convinced their first customers, have negotiated strategic partnerships or have experienced significant organic customer growth.

STRATEGIC VALUE ° The resources we invest, especially the IT resources, must allow companies to propel their business to the next level. Thus, we are looking for startups that will benefit the most from our strategic support.

MATURITY ° Given these criteria, we usually become a stakeholder during the following funding rounds: SEED / SERIES A / SERIES B

What are the steps of our investment process?

FIRST CONTACT°
Reply under D+2
ANALYSIS°
Exchanges between the Pentalabbs team of analysts and co-founders. Possible participation of Pentalog IT experts, if necessary.
PENTALABBS BOARD°
File presentation in front of the Pentalabbs board
Go/No Go for the next step
Feedback collection from BAs and partner funds
DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THE IT NEED AND OTHER RESOURCES°
Involvement of a Pentalog project director and several technical experts
Investment proposal from the part of the provider/investor
Negotiation on dilution
Discussion regarding the fund raising device
Recovery of additional investment promises (BAs, funds)
Study of the additional public investment option
PENTALOG BOARD°
Definition of conditions and final validation of the investment

–> Team kick-off according to the defined roadmap <–

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