Munich-based 42CAP closes a €50 million seed fund for B2B startups

42CAP, a Munich-based VC firm, has closed its second €50 million seed fund. The investors in the fund include the European Investment Fund (EIF), the German Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW Capital), Isomer Capital, as well as other private investors and business angels. Closing of the new fund will allow the firm to “lead seed investments […]

Investment bank GP Bullhound has closed its latest tech fund at €113 million

GP Bullhound, the technology advisory and investment firm born (and still very active) in Europe, has announced the final close of its latest tech fund at 113 million euros to continue backing companies with traction in the software, marketplace, fintech and entertainment sectors. The firm, which was founded back in 1999 and has invested in […]

Israeli VC firm Viola Growth targets raise of third, $280 million fund

Editor’s note: This exclusive article from CTech (Meir Orbach) was syndicated with permission. Israel-based venture capital fund Viola Growth, of the Viola Group, is raising a third fund. According to documents filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission in April, the fund has already raised $40 million in commitments, but several people familiar with […]

Tech.eu Podcast #57: Songkick and Samlino's funding rounds, the CEE region is on the rise again, eFounders and WIRED 100

Tech.eu Podcast #120: German publishers against the big bad tech, mergers and partnerships in Europe, interview with Samsung NEXT’s Christina Bechhold Russ, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discussed the new alliance of German publishers to fight Facebook and Google, the rise of mergers and partnerships across the continent, the importance of VC branding, enthusiasm for tech, and much more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Samsung NEXT’s Christina Bechhold Russ.