The new ‘Rocket Internet Capital Partners’ today successfully held its first closing, Rocket Internet announced this morning, with total commitments of $420 million of which Rocket Internet proper contributed $50 million.
The team over at TechStars Berlin (full disclosure: one of our co-founders used to be managing director of TechStars London) has one hell of a late Christmas gift for anyone who’s keeping track of the European technology investment scene. The’ve created a map and list of 300+ investors who routinely invest in Seed, Series A […]
It was one of the worst-kept secrets in the history of European VC, but now it’s official: former Earlybird VC investors Ciarán O’Leary and Jason Whitmire have raised $120 million for a brand new early-stage investment firm (yes, another one) that will be based in Berlin. The new firm, dubbed BlueYard, will invest across Europe. […]
British tech entrepreneur Brent Hoberman (Lastminute.com, MyDeco.com, Made.com, Founders Forum etc.) is leaving the VC firm he co-founded, PROfounders Capital
Northzone, the European VC firm that has backed the likes of Spotify, Klarna, Avito, Trustpilot, iZettle and Wallapop, this morning announced that Michiel Kotting is joining the team as General Partner. Kotting spent the last five years as a Partner of Accel in London, one of Europe’s biggest VC firms, focusing primarily on fintech, security, […]
Kibo Ventures prepares new €80m fund for Spanish startups
Paris, France-based seed investment firm 360 Capital Partners has raised €35 million for its sixth fund - dubbed ‘360 Square’ - to invest in tech startups, the latest European VC in a flurry of similar announcements over the past few months. 360 Capital, which invests between €300,000 and €1 million per ticket, just yesterday announced […]