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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
At the Web Summit in Lisbon, the European Commission and the European Investment Fund today presented a new ‘Venture Capital Fund of Funds’ programme with the potential to attract over €1.6 billion to support the growth of small businesses across Europe. This is the Commission’s latest initiative in its ‘Capital Markets Union’ action plan to […]
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 […]
Seedcamp is having a stellar year so far, prompting it to publicly share excellent performance data for its first fund, which it raised all the way back in 2007.