Lakestar, the VC firm started by super investor Klaus Hommels, recently announced its new €350 million fund, Lakestar II. Today, two German media giants, Axel Springer and ProSiebenSat.1 Media, revealed themselves to be ‘anchor investors’ in the new fund with a “combined medium double-digit million EUR amount” (German funding vagueness at its finest). Lakestar II […]
Rocket Internet, the Germany-based but globally active Internet startup factory, reportedly has plans to establish a €1 billion fund headed (solely) by co-founder Oli Samwer to make late-stage investments.
Notion Capital, the London VC firm that ‘likes B2B’, has completed the first close of its third fund at $120 million (target: $150 million). The investment firm says it will continue backing emerging European cloud computing and SaaS companies, and that it is now effectively the largest fund in Europe dedicated to that category with […]