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KEEN Venture Partners plans to invest €90 million in growth stage startups from across Europe

KEEN Venture Partners, a new venture capital firm operating from London and Amsterdam, today announces the closing of its first €90 million fund. The new fund will invest growth capital for tech companies with breakaway momentum across Europe with a … Continue reading

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German Startups Group invests in Bezahlt.de – the new FinTech startup of Kreditech founder Sebastian Diemer

The VC firm German Startups Group today announced it invested in the FinTech startup Bezahlt.de / Blackbill and increased its stake in the e-commerce startup Juniqe. The Berlin-based investor is developing a “patient capital” approach that recently became kind of popular … Continue reading

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Interview with Dmitry Volkov: SD Ventures opens a co-working space in Riga and continues to invest in unique online brands

Social Discovery Ventures is an international umbrella brand for a group of technology and software companies, but it’s also a Venture Capital fund that has recently entered the Latvian market with an investment in one of its most promising startups – the drone … Continue reading

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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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