Loric Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in early-stage financial technology and real estate technology companies that is headquartered in London, England and was founded in 2018 by Ricardo Shaefer. The firm primarily focuses its investments in European companies but will make some investments outside of Europe.
Loric Ventures focuses on real estate companies offering "Space-as-a-Service" such as companies offering co-working, co-living, and short-term rentals. The firm organizes its real estate technology investments into three categories: tenant marketplaces (e.g. AirBnb, Homelike), asset light (e.g. Lyvly, Hostmaker), and asset heavy (e.g. WeWork, Domio, and Outsite). The firm analyses industry specific criteria and generic startup criteria such as the experience of the team, product advantages, consumer feedback, and if the company has the potential to reach 100 million in revenue.
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