Notion Capital, the London VC firm that ‘likes B2B’, has completed the first close of its third fund at $120 million (target: $150 million). The investment firm says it will continue backing emerging European cloud computing and SaaS companies, and that it is now effectively the largest fund in Europe dedicated to that category with […]
Croatia and other ex-Yugoslavia countries have had no local VCs for many years. An agreement between the Croatian government and the World Bank seems to be a first step to fix that.
At the recent Arctic15 conference, Neil Murray from The Nordic Web sat down with Mike Chalfen, partner at the newly formed early-stage VC firm Mosaic Ventures, for this interesting interview.
Felix Petersen, the German serial entrepreneur and angel investor best known for starting Plazes (sold to Nokia) and Amen (sold to Tape TV) is becoming a full-time VC. Petersen, who has backed the likes of SoundCloud, Readmill and Dataminr as a business angel, is joining Portugal-based Faber Ventures as a partner to expand the early-stage […]
The European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association released its annual activity report, which is filled with interesting data and insights for 2014. We cover some of the most interesting findings below.
Alex Barrera takes a close look at the available data for VC investments in Spain in 2014, demonstrating that there were more and bigger deals getting closed. This year, expect more of that.
FOND-ICO, the Spanish fund of funds, has pumped nearly €200 million in nine local venture capital funds, which means we can expect an uptick in number of investment deals in the near future.