VC firm Accel’s London office (which is the global investment company’s base for all investments in Europe and Israel) has secured $500 million for its fifth fund.
Seedcamp, the London-based, pan-European early-stage investment company, has crunched its numbers after eight years of backing tech startups.
The new ‘Rocket Internet Capital Partners’ today successfully held its first closing, Rocket Internet announced this morning, with total commitments of $420 million of which Rocket Internet proper contributed $50 million.
It was one of the worst-kept secrets in the history of European VC, but now it’s official: former Earlybird VC investors Ciarán O’Leary and Jason Whitmire have raised $120 million for a brand new early-stage investment firm (yes, another one) that will be based in Berlin. The new firm, dubbed BlueYard, will invest across Europe. […]
Kibo Ventures prepares new €80m fund for Spanish startups
Paris, France-based seed investment firm 360 Capital Partners has raised €35 million for its sixth fund - dubbed ‘360 Square’ - to invest in tech startups, the latest European VC in a flurry of similar announcements over the past few months. 360 Capital, which invests between €300,000 and €1 million per ticket, just yesterday announced […]
John Chambers, the CEO executive chairman and former CEO of American multinational Cisco, was so impressed with the French startup scene that he committed first $100 million, later $200 million to making investments on the ground. Cisco is investing directly in startups like 6Wind and Intersec, but has also taken up the role of ‘fund […]