Tag Archives: Venture Capital

Why you should stop looking to raise venture capital

Some founders are convinced that the only way to build a valueable tech company is to raise a ton of venture capital. While a huge amount of funding might enable you to scale faster, it doesn’t necessarily increase your chances of … Continue reading

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Startup teams, failures and predictions: Interview with James Wise, Partner at Balderton Capital

Balderton Capital is one of the leading VC funds in Europe. James Wise, who joined Balderton in 2013, has led a number of investments in different geographies and sectors – covering healthtech, manufacturing, mobile productivity, developer tools and financial accessibility. He’s also a … Continue reading

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VC firm Ventech expands into Scandinavia with the help of Tero Mennander

Paris-created Venture Capital firm Ventech pursues its unique Sino-European strategy and expands its European platform towards the Nordics, a rapidly growing hotbed for investments into innovative new companies. Tero Mennander joins the team to open Ventech’s new office in Helsinki. This … Continue reading

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Meet Éva Réz, a Hungarian VC finding and supporting the next unicorns in CEE

Day One Capital is one of the leading Hungarian VCs which aims to invest in the most exciting Central Eastern European startup teams. Éva Réz, an Investment Director at Day One Capital, recently asked in an article whether VCs can be replaced … Continue reading

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SumUp announces latest successful €10 m funding round

SumUp, one of Europe’s leading mPOS companies, announced a new €10 million injection by investors including BBVA Ventures and Groupon. American Express and other current investors also participated in the funding round. This takes SumUp’s funding so far to a total … Continue reading

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Why the US-based VC David Blumberg loves German startups

In the beginning of last week our colleagues at VentureTV published a video interview with David Blumberg. With his venture capital fund Blumberg Capital, David is one of the rather few American investors who are actively looking out for investments … Continue reading

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Balderton Capital raises $305m to invest in European startups

Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest venture capital investors, has announced the closing of its 5th European fund, raising a further $305 million and bringing its total funds to $2.2 billion to invest in European tech startups. The new fund, … Continue reading

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Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures are teaming up

Iris Capital, a leading pan-European VC (backed by its main corporate investors Orange and Publicis), and Capnamic Ventures, a rising player on the German VC scene, which recently spun off from the DuMont Schauberg media group, have entered into a … Continue reading

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Point Nine raises new €40 million Venture Capital Fund

Point Nine Capital, a Berlin-based Internet VC, today announced that it has closed Point Nine Capital II, a €40 million venture capital fund focused exclusively on early-stage Internet investments. The new fund marks an important milestone on Point Nine’s path … Continue reading

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Earlybird raises $100m for its target $200m fund

Earlybird Venture Capital today announced the $100 million first close of its fourth venture fund. The target fund size is $200 million. Earlybird’s new fund will be dedicated to early-stage investments in disruptive global consumer and enterprise internet and technology … Continue reading

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