Italian VC EUREKA! Venture has announced its first fund, “Eureka! Fund I – Technology Transfer”, which saw a first close at €38 million and has a final target of €50 million. Anchor investors include Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and the European Investment Fund (EIF), which contributed €30 million through the EU’s InnovFin programme. Others […]
Milan-based investment firm Primomiglio has launched the first Italian VC fund focused on space investments, dubbed ‘Primo Space’, with a first close at €58 million and a target size of €80 million. According to the firm, Italy is the second-largest contributor to the European Space Agency and one of the top ten nations globally in […]
European VC firm Speedinvest has closed its third fund at €190 million, reportedly above target and ahead of schedule. Around €100 million of the new fund is set aside for follow-on funding, while the rest will go to seed-stage investments in new startups. This new fund, which brings total assets under management to €400 million, […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the future of stablecoins in the EU, DeepMind news, the story and promise of Sono, a new report by the European Investment Fund, and more. The featured interview is a conversation with Christophe Perron, co-founder of Stimergy.
The European Investment Fund, aka EIF, has just released a super interesting working paper based on the results of its second VC Survey, which asked venture capital general managers about their state of business and market activity, as well as their general perception of the European VC market as a whole. The EIF has helpfully […]
New Finland-headquartered VC firm Voima Ventures has announced a multi-stage fund to invest in deep-tech startups across the Nordics and Baltics. The founders, Inka Mero and Mikko Kumpulainen, say that the fund has €40 million committed and target a final closing of €50 million. Voima Ventures plans to make 25 to 30 investments from the […]
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is to invest €20 million in the newest fund from Irish VC firm, ACT Venture Capital, with support from the InnovFin Equity and COSME initiatives. The fund, ACT V, will invest in tech companies that are at the early and expansion stages in verticals like software, internet, digital media, communications, […]