Germany-based investment firm Digital+ Partners has raised a €350 million fund to back European B2B tech startups that are ready to scale up, a healthy €50 million more than initially targeted. The firm says it can invest up to €50 million into companies serving the industrial and financial sectors in German-speaking countries. Current portfolio companies […]
Draper Esprit, a London-based publicly listed VC firm, has entered into a strategic partnership with Germany’s early-stage VC Earlybird. Draper also invested €18 million in Earlybird’s recent €175 million “Digital West” fund and committed to invest a further €17 million per year until 2022. The goal of the unusual partnership is to “share deal flow […]
Berlin-headquartered VC firm Earlybird has closed its €175 million “Digital West” fund that will focus on deep tech startups in German-speaking countries, Nordics, UK, Benelux, France and Southern Europe. The latest fund brings the total capital under management of the firm to €1 billion. “We see a steadily growing number of promising deep tech startups […]
Highland Europe, a VC firm with American roots headquartered in London and Geneva, has raised a €463 million fund, bringing its assets under management to a total of €1.1 billion. While investing from the new fund, the firm will keep its focus on growth-stage “software and internet-enabled companies.” Raised in 12 weeks, this is Highland […]
German private-public VC firm High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), easily one of the most active investors in tech startups in Europe, has closed its third fund at €316.5 million, slightly above the initial target announced last year. The investment firm made the announcement at its annual ‘Family Day’ in Bonn, outlining that its backers include German public […]
It took global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners quite a few years to establish an office in Europe, which it finally did when it set up shop in London more than three years ago (even though it had been investing in European business since 2006). Fast forward to yesterday, when the investment company announced the […]
Runa Capital, the Russian venture capital firm with global investment ambitions, has raised $135 million for its second fund.