Seedcamp by the numbers: 230+ startups backed, $500M in follow-up funding, Fund 1 returned 1.5x

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.
Seedcamp by the numbers: 230+ startups backed, $500M in follow-up funding, Fund 1 returned 1.5x

When Seedcamp was launched in 2007 by a group of 30 European investors, the term 'accelerator' was not yet in vogue, even though it was modelled almost completely after Y Combinator (the biggest startup accelerator of all).

Ironically, you won't find the word 'accelerator' on Seedcamp's website today, as the investment company would rather be known as a 'first round fund'.

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