Samsung NEXT expands operations to invest in European startups

Samsung has expanded Samsung NEXT, its venture capital arm, to Europe where it will invest in European companies through its $150 million global fund. The investment and M&A firm’s European operations will be based out of Berlin and it intends to open more European offices over the next year. It currently has locations in South […]

European VC funding hits €6.4 billion, its highest since 2007

Venture capital fundraising in Europe reached €6.4 billion last year, according to a new report, the highest since 2007. The report, entitled The Acceleration Point: Why Now is the Time for European Venture Capital, published by Invest Europe, showed that nearly 10% of this capital came from North American institutional investors while Europe’s GDP grew […]

Felix Capital announces closing of its second fund at $150 million

London VC firm Felix Capital has announced the closing of its second fund at $150 million. The fund is backed by institutional investors but they have not been named. According to Felix Capital, the fund was oversubscribed at $200 million. It will invest in early stage startups in Europe and the US with $2-5 million […]

Nauta Capital closes latest fund at $170 million

Venture capital firm Nauta Capital has closed its latest fund at $170 million to invest in tech companies at Series A rounds. This brings its total assets under management to $350 million. The London-based firm, with offices in Barcelona and Boston, has invested in eight companies so far through this third fund including Spain’s Lodgify […]

Atomico closes its fourth fund at $765 million

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 […]

New VC firm K Fund to invest €50 million in Spanish startups

K Fund, a new VC firm based in Madrid, has launched today with a €50 million purse that it plans to invest in Spanish early stage startups. The new fund will be “helping entrepreneurs in anything that they might need at the early stage, which is usually the hardest time for a company,” said K […]