Ivo Spigel recently had an opportunity to learn about the strategy and processes of Atomico, one of Europe’s premier venture funds. In the first of a two-part series, he speaks with co-founder Mattias Ljungman, and partners Dan Hynes and Tom Wehmeier:
Seedcamp is having a stellar year so far, prompting it to publicly share excellent performance data for its first fund, which it raised all the way back in 2007.
Rodrigo Martinez, an investor at VC firm Point Nine Capital, shares nine challenges Spanish entrepreneurs face when doing startups in the country.
Our Q2 funding analysis discovered a gap between European funds being raised and capital being invested in Europe’s companies. Tom Wehmeier of Atomico shares his insights on this with us.
Croatia and other ex-Yugoslavia countries have had no local VCs for many years. An agreement between the Croatian government and the World Bank seems to be a first step to fix that.
At the recent Arctic15 conference, Neil Murray from The Nordic Web sat down with Mike Chalfen, partner at the newly formed early-stage VC firm Mosaic Ventures, for this interesting interview.
Alex Barrera takes a close look at the available data for VC investments in Spain in 2014, demonstrating that there were more and bigger deals getting closed. This year, expect more of that.