Ben Grol heads the growth team at Atomico. He has quite an interesting background – high school dropout, professional chef, Stanford computer science graduate, and so on. Ben was also a key team member for some of the most successful large scale products and services which practically all of us use today, including Gmail, Google […]
Ivo Spigel recently had an opportunity to learn about the strategy and processes of Atomico, one of Europe’s premier venture funds. In the first of a two-part series, he speaks with co-founder Mattias Ljungman, and partners Dan Hynes and Tom Wehmeier:
Financial management app Cleo has raised £2 million led by Local Globe’s Robin Klein with participation from Atomico CEO Niklas Zennström and Albion founder Jason Goodman. Launched in January, Cleo uses AI to monitor your bank accounts and manage your money. According to the company, it’s currently managing £400 million in assets where it handles […]
VC firm Atomico has announced the close of its latest fund at $765 million. Its fourth fund, dubbed Atomico IV, will invest in European startups from Series A on that have global potential. The fund, and its “value creation” model, is bolstered by an investment team of former executives from Google, Facebook, Uber, and Spotify […]
Daniel Ek (Co-founder and CEO of Spotify), Niklas Zennström (Co-founder of Skype and Atomico) and Ilkka Paananen (co-founder of Supercell) at Slush 2016.
Madrid-based online job marketplace Jobandtalent has raised $42 million in Series B funding led by Atomico. Jobandtalent’s mobile-focused platform reduces companies’ need for traditional hiring and interviewing practices, it said. The funding will be used to aid its international expansion and further build its product and engineering teams. It currently operates in Madrid, Barcelona, Mexico […]
Niklas Zennström, co-founder of the likes of Skype, Kazaa and VC firm Atomico, recently sat down with Tech.eu at the 4YFN conference in Barcelona. Here’s the video of the – rather interesting – chat: