Carlos Espinal, managing partner at Seedcamp: “The role that accelerators and incubators played [is] no longer as important”

Editor’s note: This interview has been recorded and published as part of a content project in collaboration with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). With more than 10 years of history and over €1 billion raised across its funds, Seedcamp is one of the most well-known seed-stage VC firms in Europe. At the TechBBQ conference in […]

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The Reverse Pitch: Oxx

We tend to focus on the ‘plumbing’ – where technology plays a role in optimising existing processes and data flows but doesn’t necessarily add a magical ‘black box’ interpretation of the data. We’re really excited about the fact that today the cost of launching a SaaS business is very low because you have all the […]

The Reverse Pitch: MiddleGame Ventures

“Simply put, it’s a good time to be an entrepreneur (as well as a venture investor looking to back the best teams with the best ideas).” — MiddleGame’s Pascal Bouvier, Michael Meyer and Patrick Pinschmidt The above passage reads from a blog post by the founders of MiddleGame Ventures and adequately captures the firm’s optimism […]

Tech.eu Interview: 2030 Builders

The only solution was to start all over somewhere in the world where we could build up something new without the system pressure… and so we tossed a coin to choose between UK and Denmark… and the country of Vikings and Little Mermaid became our new home. It took 3 months from deciding to close […]

The Reverse Pitch: Dawn

“We love tech.” Emphasized in yellow text, this is the first line that greets you upon arrival at Dawn‘s website, and it is an outlook that permeates the firm’s entire business philosophy. Dawn was founded by Norman Fiore and Haakon Overli in 2007. In the years since the firm has sought to identify and support […]