element 5 Overview

  • Founded
  • 1996
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 160
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $145M
Latest Deal Amount

element 5 General Information


Provider of outsourced e-commerce services for software publishers. The company processes transactions for more than 10,000 clients worldwide, with a focus on Europe.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
BPO/Outsource Services
Other Industries
Vertical Market Software
Primary Office
  • Vogelsanger Str. 78
  • D-50823 Cologne
  • Germany
+49 0221 000000
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element 5 Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Merger/Acquisition 19-Apr-2004 $145M 00000 Completed Profitable
3. PE Growth/Expansion 01-Dec-2001 Completed Profitable
2. Early Stage VC 01-Jul-2000 Completed Product Development
1. Seed Round 01-Sep-1999 Completed Startup
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element 5 Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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element 5 Former Investors (4)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
3i Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Capnamic Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Earlybird Venture Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
IKB Deutsche Industriebank Investment Bank Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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