Eze Vidra leaves Google (Ventures)
This week, we tackle one of the more controversial announcements in the European tech scene, before getting festive with our European tech gift recommendations!
According to the FT, Google Ventures will stop investing out of a fund that it set up last year to invest in European startups, folding it back into the global GV fund.
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Google Ventures has made their first European investment outside of the UK since they set up a European arm in July 2014, leading a $6 million round in Stockholm, Sweden-based VR gaming studio Resolution Games. Interestingly though, the investment appears to be led by Google Ventures US, rather than their European branch. Resolution Games’ co-founder […]
The beans have been spilled after earlier reports indicated something was brewing, courtesy of the FT: Google is creating a $100 million fund to invest in European startups. The Internet behemoth’s newest VC arm will have four (not five) general partners, including the inevitable Eze Vidra and angel investors / entrepreneurs Tom Hulme, Peter Read, […]