London-based InReach Ventures launches a €53 million “AI-powered” fund

British “AI-powered” VC firm InReach Ventures has announced the first closing of its new fund of €53 million, from which it’s going to invest in early-stage European technology startups. According to the company, over half of its team are software engineers, who’ve been busy over the past three years developing a proprietary system that “generates […]

AXA Venture Partners raises $150 million for its second Early Stage Fund

AXA Venture Partners (AVP), a venture arm of the insurance behemoth AXA Group (formerly known as AXA Strategic Ventures), has raised its second fund of $150 million to invest in early-stage startups. It has also announced that the first iteration of the fund, for which it raised $110 million in 2015, has been deployed. The […]

Israel’s Magenta Venture Partners launches a $100 million VC fund

Magenta Venture Partners, a VC firm with Israeli and Japanese partners, has announced a new fund targeting $100 million. The fund saw an initial closing back in 2018 and is expected to be finalised by the end of this year. Magenta plans to invest in early-stage startups from Israel or related to the country in […]

Seed The Future: A free report on early-stage tech startups in Europe

We’re thrilled to announce our latest report, developed in close partnership with Stripe and Techstars and launched today on the main stage at the Web Summit in Lisbon. It’s a doozy. It’s the first time anyone has ever undertaken research on early-stage technology startup activity on such a scale, this extensively. We dug deep, is […]