Venture Capitalists EU

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Venture Capitalists EU


Switzerland

  • Index Ventures– Index covers every investment stage, from the earliest Seed through to explosive growth. We believe that opportunity is a mindset, and we look for people who spot something others haven’t seen; something that they foresee can change the world and are committed to realizing. London & Geneva
  • Innogest– founded in 2006 with offices in Turin, Milan, Geneva, and San Francisco. It manages investment funds for a total value of about €200 million, and it invests in startups mainly in the healthcare and digital sectors, primarily in the early-stage phase – Innogest partners with main local and international research centers and technology transfer offices.
  • Lakestar– Lakestar is a European Venture Capital firm that was founded by Klaus Hommels, one of Europe’s leading venture capitalists. Our team partners with early and growth-stage entrepreneurs, investing in ambitious internet and technology companies that can achieve a global scale. We have invested in many of the companies that define today’s digital economy. This includes Facebook, Spotify, Skype, Opendoor, Omio (formerly GoEuro), FiveAI, and Revolut. Lakestar has a presence in Zurich, Berlin, London, New York, and Hong Kong.
  • NGP Capital– NGP Capital provides deep industry expertise and an extensive network to help entrepreneurs accelerate company growth. With offices in the US, Europe, India, and China, NGP Capital extends the reach of companies making their products and services local everywhere. With more than $1bn under management, NGP Capital’s portfolio includes Xiaomi, Deliveroo, Quikr, Babbel, Kaltura, UCweb, and more. Helsinki & Geneva
  • Redalpine Capital– We fund, back and enable game-changing, technology-driven companies in their early stages. If you’re an innovative startup, based in Europe with global ambitions. Zurich
  • Seier Capital– Seier Capital is a private seed and venture capital company without external investors. There is only one investor, as Lars Seier Christensen fully owns the company. Jonschwil, St Gallen
  • Swisscom Ventures– Swisscom Ventures is the venture capital arm of Swisscom AG, the leading telecommunications and IT provider in Switzerland. Since our inception in 2007, we have invested in over 50 IT, digital media, and telecommunication companies from our offices in Switzerland (Zurich and Lausanne) and the USA (Silicon Valley). As a strategic investor, we offer entrepreneurs access to our technical infrastructure and market channels in addition to financial support. We focus on sectors of domain expertise such as Telco & IT Cloud, DeepTech, and Cybersecurity as well as Big Data & AI-related new business models where we leverage our access to Swisscom’s technology and market experts. Zurich
  • Ventech– The firm’s primary geographical focuses are, for the European fund, France, DACH region, and the Nordics. The firm typically invests between €2 million and €5 million in Series A rounds. It can also invest smaller amounts between €0.1 million and €1 million in Seed rounds. The firm seeks to be a lead investor, especially in Series A rounds, and take a board seat. Paris, Munich, and Helsinki.

The Netherlands

  • 5Square – We are an independent investment company that invests in inspirational entrepreneurs and their companies. We help entrepreneurs reach their full potential and achieve healthy sustainable growth. When we invest, we fully commit ourselves. This is what we call Committed Capital. Laren
  • Acrobator Ventures – Acrobator Ventures is a new smart money venture fund founded by Crunchbase’s #1 Dutch business angel Bas Godska, an investor in global companies like Miro.com (RU/USA), Harver.com (NL), Travelata (RU), Piano.io (US), Zakaz (UA) and ChocoFamily (KZ). Partner in the fund is Joachim Laqueur with detailed experience in venture investments. The EUR 40 million VC fund mainly focusses on early-stage tech companies in the upcoming CEE/CIS/Baltics & Benelux regions. The fund adds unique value through the founder’s 20 years growth hack experience and a team of dedicated growth hackers. The Dutch fund operates out of Kyiv and Amsterdam. Amsterdam
  • Airbridge Equity Partners– an investment firm providing flexible investment solutions to technology-driven companies in Europe.
    We partner with the founding teams of scalable and technology-driven companies seeking tailored solutions to achieving their next steps. Through a mix of capital, network, and know-how, we try to support them in growing their business. Our entrepreneurial edge means we value strategic thinking as much as the nuts and bolts, and know that progress rarely conforms to straight lines. Amsterdam
  • Anterra Capital – Combining deep market knowledge and sector expertise with a passion for building groundbreaking companies, we work alongside companies to tackle the challenges of global health and nutrition. Amsterdam
  • Antler – We’re a global startup generator and early-stage VC firm that builds groundbreaking technology companies. Amsterdam, London, New York, Stockholm, Sydney, Nairobi, and Singapore
  • ASIF Ventures – An Amsterdam-based venture capital fund, completely run by students. We make Amsterdam student life more entrepreneurial, by investing in student startups. Amsterdam
  • Capital Mills – Risicokapitaal van investeerders kan waardevol zijn, maar het is ook kostbaar. En net als met alles van waarde: daar moet je voorzichtig mee zijn. Onze visie is dat kapitaal moet passen bij de onderneming en het businessplan en niet andersom. Niet te weinig kapitaal, niet te veel, soms eigen vermogen, soms vreemd vermogen. Gorinchem
  • Capital T – female-led European seed fund. We are an early-stage VC that invests in software technology companies. Companies that solve real problems with AI or have a strong data component, who have international potential and amazing teams. We invest in companies in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Germany. Amsterdam
  • Castel Capital – Castel Capital is a family office, focused on private equity and venture capital opportunities. We are privately held and have a unique approach to working with co-investors and to sourcing deals. We tend to proactively work with all our portfolio companies and assist them with their growth path and value creation. Amsterdam
  • Committed Capital – Committed Capital is a private equity investment firm. We partner with experienced entrepreneurs to help them reach the full potential of their business by scaling up their strategic, commercial, operational, and execution capabilities. Amsterdam
  • DOEN Participaties – e is the investment fund of the DOEN Foundation and we have invested in sustainable and social enterprises for over 25 years. We have the ambition to make this world a greener and more socially inclusive place. Therefore, impact is central to all of DOEN’s investments. We invest in the early stages of a company and we take high risk. The impact portfolio currently totals approximately EUR 150 million and focuses on areas like renewable energy, circular business models, and small, and medium enterprise financing.
  • Dutch Founders Fund – Dutch Founders Fund is a venture capital fund focused on fast-growing marketplace, platform, and SaaS companies. We believe in a new way of investing. We help founders realize growth. We do this by aligning our interests and working together towards the same goal. We call it ’Scaling Founders’. Our greatest strength is our experience. As founders, we know what founders need to grow their business. We experienced ourselves what it is to bring in shareholders in a growing company, that’s why we invest differently. Through our experience, we know that the only way to go forward is by working side by side. Amsterdam
  • Endeit Capital– Endeit Capital is a growth capital investment firm with offices in Amsterdam and Hamburg. We provide growth capital typically between €3m – €10m to European internet companies with international growth potential. Our areas of focus include digital media & marketing, online commerce & services, edtech & mobile. Amsterdam
  • Finch Capital – We are an early-stage venture capital firm focusing on Europe and on South East Asia. We are thematic investors focusing on technology-enabled innovation bringing about the transformation of the financial services sector. Our investments include marketplaces (e.g. deposits, lending, car repairs, and legal services), security (e.g. fraud), online distribution models (e.g. mortgage broking, personal lines insurance as well as car loans) and software (e.g. SaaS, data management). The companies we have backed include: Zopa, Trussle, Squirro, BUX, Cermati, Ikbenfrits, Ayopop, Prittle, Fixico, Intelliment Security, Moni, PrepayNation, Safened, Salviol, Komparu, Digital Insurance Group, KNIP Amsterdam
  • Forbion Capital Partners – Forbion is a leading venture capital firm that works closely with entrepreneurs to build life sciences companies that transform people’s lives. Forbion currently manages over €1 bn across ten closed-end funds, including its $360m Forbion IV Fund, launched in 2018, for which Forbion is actively looking for new exciting opportunities. Forbion has a team of thirteen investment professionals across two offices in The Netherlands and Germany. Naarden
  • Forward Venture CapitalForward Venture Capital is a private equity firm that invests in early-stage companies that provide intelligent solutions for new or existing problems. Den Haag, Zuid Holland
  • Gilde Healthcare – Gilde Healthcare is a specialized European healthcare investor managing two business lines: a lower mid-market buy-out fund and a venture & growth capital fund. Gilde Healthcare’s lower mid-market buy-out fund invests in profitable European healthcare services companies with a focus on the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany. The portfolio consists of healthcare providers, suppliers of medical products, and other service providers in the healthcare market. Gilde Healthcare’s venture & growth capital fund invests in MedTech, diagnostics, digital health, and therapeutics. The portfolio companies are based in Europe and North America. Since 2001 Gilde Healthcare has raised €800 million ($900 million) for its specialized funds.Utrecht
  • Goodwell Investments – Goodwell is an impact investment and advisory firm focused on financial inclusion and sustainable development. Goodwell invests early-stage equity in Africa and India and offers advisory services worldwide. Amsterdam
  • henQ – investing from pre-seed to Series A in B2B software startups from Europe. We like companies that go after the unproven and unexplored problems, defining their markets. Amsterdam
  • Holland Startup – Holland Startup, an Utrecht-based venture builder, was founded in 2014 with the goal to enable young entrepreneurship. At Holland Startup young entrepreneurs are guided on their entrepreneurial journey to success. Since then, Holland Startup has become the specialist in the design, incubation, acceleration, and active operational support of digital companies and their founders. For the next 5 years, it’s our aim to help 50 entrepreneurs build 25 startups. Utrecht
  • HPE Growth – Established in 2010, HPE Growth is a leading pan-European private equity firm focused on expansion/growth capital investments in technology companies throughout Northwestern Europe with assets under management in excess of EUR 500 million. HPE invests in high-growth software and internet-enabled businesses that have shaken off the risks associated with early, venture-type investments and have an option to leverage their proven technology and the status of a (local) champion. By bringing in additional equity and active support, HPE acts as a catalyst to expansion and enables portfolio companies to execute on their vision of securing market leadership. Typically, HPE aims to deploy about EUR 10 to 40 million in equity per transaction for a meaningful minority or majority position. Portfolio investments include companies such as PPRO, Tiqets, eGym, Uberall, and WeTransfer. Amsterdam
  • ICOS Capital Management – Icos Capital is a professional venture and growth capital investment firm with a combined experience of over 50 years of investing over 100 million euros in over 40 European technology companies. Rotterdam
  • INKEF Capital – INKEF Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm based in Amsterdam. From the very early stages of a technology or life sciences venture, INKEF Capital supports entrepreneurs building their ideas into successful international businesses. Amsterdam
  • InnoEnergy – the innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe. Business Creation boosts the success rate of start-ups, powers the growth of SMEs, and helps corporates de-risk their open innovation strategies. With their global network of partners, they connect entrepreneurs, investors, and industry, knowledge, businesses, and markets. They help maximize their impact, accelerate the development of market-ready solutions, and create an environment in which innovation and entrepreneurship can succeed. InnoEnergy was established in 2010 and is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
  • Innovation Industries – Innovation Industries is a leading venture capital firm that invests in hightech, medtech, and agri-foodtech companies in The Netherlands Innovation Industries maintains a hands-on management style, sharing its experience, knowledge, and connections with the entrepreneurs. Portfolio companies are actively supported in order to strengthen the value proposition, improve the time-to-market, identify and realize global strategic partnerships, and avoid the typical start-up pitfalls. Innovation Industries sees itself as a partner of the entrepreneurs and the other parties involved; a creator of ventures, rather than merely a financial investor. Amsterdam
  • Keadyn – Keadyn is a Dutch-based seed/early-stage venture investment company that provides strategic and operational involvement via its network of functional experts. Keadyn invests solely in tech-based startups. The Keadyn circle consists of experienced and successful entrepreneurs that bring along a large international network. Rotterdam
  • Keen Venture Partners – KEEN Venture Partners is a radically human venture capital firm investing in fast-growing scale-ups predominately in Series A and B, based in London and Amsterdam.
  • M Ventures – M Ventures is the strategic, corporate venture capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Its mandate is to invest in innovative technologies and products with the potential to significantly impact Merck‘ KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s core business areas. From our headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in the US and Israel, we invest globally in transformational ideas driven by great entrepreneurs. M Ventures takes an active role in its portfolio companies and teams up with entrepreneurs and co-investors to translate innovation towards commercial success. M Ventures has a significant focus on early-stage investing and company creation including the creation of spin-offs to leverage Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s science and technology base. Amsterdam
  • Mainport Innovation Fund – MIF II invests in innovative technology companies that are gaining traction and are looking for funding, expertise, and network to speed up their growth. MIF II aims to acquire a substantial minority interest in its portfolio companies. Initial ticket sizes range from EUR 200.000 to EUR 1.000.000. MIF II is in the position to lead or participate in follow on rounds, up to total commitments of EUR 3.000.000 and over. Amsterdam
  • MENTHA CAPITAL – Mentha Capital is een onafhankelijke private equity maatschappij die zich richt op de onderkant van de midden markt in Nederland en Vlaanderen. We investeren in gevestigde, middelgrote en winstgevende bedrijven die duidelijk de mogelijkheid hebben om verder te groeien langs diverse wegen: organische groei, expansie in nieuwe markten en/of via een buy-and-build-strategie. We hebben een aanzienlijk vermogen onder beheer vanuit een solide basis van zowel bemiddelde particulieren en families als institutionele beleggers. Ons ondernemende team van investment professionals heeft grondige ervaring met financiële bedrijfsvoering en ondernemerschap. We houden ervan om samen met het management van de ondernemingen ambitieuze businessplannen waar te maken. Amsterdam
  • Newion Partners – Newion invests in B2B Cloud, SaaS & Software companies. Newion is an independent venture capital fund founded in December 2000 and focussed on companies operating in IT, SAAS, Cloud, and b2b Software. Newion is a highly dedicated investor that is actively engaged with its portfolio companies and keeps in close contact with them. Particularly in the field of strategy and finance. Newion is highly involved since it operates on the basis of ‘Controlled Growth’. Its present portfolio consists of 25 companies. We are a leading European b2b SaaS early-stage VC, based in Amsterdam, investing across BeNeLux, DACH & Nordics. Our 3rd fund is a EUR85M fund from which we participate primarily in Post-Seed & Series A rounds. Amsterdam
  • NLC – The Healthtech Venture Builder – NLC – the European Healthtech Venture Builder – is dedicated to advance health, accessibility for everyone. By using entrepreneurship at scale, our unique NLC approach allows us to find inventions, and create and support ventures that have the potential to reach the patient. Led by winning teams, together with a dedicated network and driven by data and learnings. Amsterdam
  • OpenOcean– OpenOcean is an early-stage venture capital firm operating across Europe with offices in London, Helsinki, and Amsterdam. With an entrepreneurial background from building several category-defining software businesses, the firm engages with founders to develop global and scalable companies delivering data-intensive and delicious software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads European €5M Series A funding rounds. Since its inception, the firm has raised three funds totaling €150M. Amsterdam, Helsinki & London
  • Philips Health Technology Ventures – Philips Ventures’ focus areas span the health continuum, from healthy living to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and home care – and from hardware through to services. Amsterdam
  • Prime Ventures – Prime Ventures is a leading venture capital firm focusing on investing in European companies in the technology and related industries and leverages its capital, experience, and network to actively guide them into global category leaders. The firm has invested in companies in the Benelux countries, the United Kingdom, France, Finland, and Sweden. From its offices in The Netherlands and the UK, the independent partnership manages over 275 million euros in committed capital. Amsterdam
  • Prosus – We invest in companies and founders with high-potential and the ambition to scale globally the right way, quickly impacting the communities where they operate. Amsterdam
  • Pymwymic – The Pymwymic Healthy Ecosystems Impact Fund is a venture capital fund that invests in impact-driven companies that seek to conserve and restore our ecosystems while generating an attractive financial return. Our key focus area is companies that contribute to the creation of more sustainable food systems. The Healthy Ecosystems Impact Fund is backed by the Pymwymic Cooperative, a frontrunner group of private impact investors, as well as by institutional investors Van Lanschot Kempen and a.s.r. Amsterdam
  • Rockstart– Rockstart is an international company that supports and empowers the best startups on their way to success across four domains: Energy, Health, AgriFood, and Emerging technologies. We provide startups with access to the capital, market, community, and expertise by connecting them to partners, investors, mentors, and the wider Rockstart network. Amsterdam
  • STANDARD INVESTMENT– Standard Investment is a hands-on private equity firm focused on small and medium-sized enterprises in the Netherlands and Belgium. Through direct operational involvement by Standard Investment, portfolio companies benefit from Standard Investment managers’ expertise and experience to grow, professionalize, and restructure. Amsterdam
  • Shell Ventures– Shell Ventures helps companies to reach the next level. Established in 1996 as one of the first corporate venture funds in the oil and gas industry, we act as an investor and a partner to help commercialize innovative businesses. Amsterdam, Krakow, London.
  • Silver Point Ventures – Providing Seed & Early-stage Venture Capital to and co-founding of Online and Tech Companies. Silver Point is actively involved in its investments bringing extensive experience in the online industry. Leiden
  • Social Impact Ventures NL – We support promising Dutch social entrepreneurs with growth capital and proven business tools to reach their full potential and enable them to achieve systemic change. Amsterdam
  • Tablomonto Ventures – Investing at the earliest possible stage, the Tablomonto team is backing and building with the entrepreneurs. Our goal is to build a community of tech entrepreneurs and companies and support the start-up journey. If you have a great team and an innovative idea that is tech-supported, we want to hear from you. If you want to partner in investing in tech startups, we want to hear from you. And if you want to share in building out our portfolio companies, we also want to hear from you. Let’s start this journey together. Amsterdam
  • TIIN Capital – TIIN Capital is een fundmanager en maakt gebruik van een netwerk van circa 1000 informal investors. Hierbij is ondernemerschap, kennis van de markt, technologie (uit het netwerk) en kapitaal van grote toegevoegde waarde voor de participaties. Als ondernemende investeerders geeft TIIN Capital versnelling aan groeigerichte bedrijven met actieve groei- en buy & build strategieën, waar innovatief ondernemerschap centraal staat om de next step te kunnen maken.Naarden
  • Van Herk Ventures – Van Herk Ventures invests in the life sciences sector through direct investments in private and listed companies. Rotterdam
  • Velocity Capital Fintech Ventures – At Velocity, we invest in fintech companies with unstoppable founders. We provide early-stage (no seed) capital funding to leaders with vision, determination, and strong business models. We stand by founders as allies and counselors whenever they hit crossroads, adversity, or complex issues they can’t untangle alone. Amsterdam
  • Vinci Venture Capital – Vinci invests in European early-stage tech companies in mobility, energy storage and management, industry 4.0, supply chain, and logistics. Amsterdam
  • Vortex Capital Partners – Vortex Capital Partners was founded in 2012 by a team of experienced tech entrepreneurs and investment professionals. We exist to create value by partnering with management teams to take the next step and achieve sustainable growth. Our focus is on Benelux headquartered SME companies that make use of technology to grow faster and more efficiently. We have a flexible investment approach, providing growth equity and capital for management buy-outs. Amsterdam

Turkey

  • F+ Ventures– F+ Ventures is the corporate venture arm of Fark Holding dedicated to evaluating and investing in technologies and business model innovations that are transforming our transportation systems. We support “A-teams” by helping with customer acquisition and smart capital. Istanbul
  • Hummingbird Ventures– Often, the first institutional investor, we’ve helped startups scale from zero to category-defining multi-billion dollar businesses across three continents. Antwerp (Belgium), London (United Kingdom), Istanbul (Turkey)
  • INVENTURES– Inventures provides seed-level investment, technological partnership, and mentorship to entrepreneurial teams, starting a web and mobile-focused businesses. Istanbul

United Kingdom

    • 7percent Ventures– Early-stage tech investing in the UK, Europe & US. Seeking the most ambitious entrepreneurs with deeptech or transformative ideas. London & San Francisco
    • 83North– 83North is a global venture capital firm. The fund invests across all stages, in exceptional entrepreneurs, whose focus is to build global category-leading companies. 83North started as Greylock IL, before becoming an independent firm and rebranding to 83North. London/Tel Aviv
    • A&M Capital– with assets under management of $1.8 billion, is AMC’s flagship investment strategy focused on middle-market control transactions in North America. Since the inception of this strategy, we have invested in over 30 companies across 11 platforms. London
    • AA Venture Lab– The people behind our Venture Lab have in-depth knowledge and experiences. We are willing and love helping anyone who takes risks for innovations that benefit humanity. London, New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Kathmandu, Bangalore & Singapore
    • Actus Partners– Actus facilitates unique opportunities through its extensive network of companies and investors. London
    • Ada Ventures– We are a pre-Series A investor with the first cheque of £100k – £1 million. London
    • Almaz Capital– Almaz Capital is a venture capital firm focused on technologies that are serving global markets. Berlin, London, Kyiv, SF & Warsaw
    • Antler– We’re a global startup generator and early-stage VC firm that builds groundbreaking technology companies. Amsterdam, London, New York, Stockholm, Sydney, Nairobi, and Singapore
    • Accel Partners– Accel is a leading venture capital firm that partners with exceptional founders with unique insights, from inception through all phases of private company growth. The firm seeks to understand entrepreneurs as individuals, appreciate their originality, and play to their strengths. Because greatness doesn’t have a stereotype. London
    • Amadeus Capital-Amadeus backs entrepreneurs to win. Based on our experience of investing in over 150 companies, we bring the know-how and networks to help entrepreneurs build great companies, from early-stage to global growth. We are focused on AI & machine learning, online consumer services, cybersecurity, digital health and medical technology, digital media, enterprise SaaS, fintech, regtech, and insurtech. London
    • Angular Ventures– We like to be very early. We are not religious about being first, but most of our investments are into companies that have raised less than $1M before we engage. London
    • Atomico– Built by founders for founders, every single aspect of our firm, every part of our culture, and every decision we take is designed with the sole ambition of helping our partners succeed. Because it’s through these pioneers that change happens. Rewiring our world to be a fundamentally better place. One entrepreneur at a time. London
    • AXA Venture Partners (AVP)– AVP is a $425M venture capital firm investing in seed and early-stage companies through AVP Early Stage, and in growth equity companies through AVP Capital. Our checks range from $300K for seed investments to $20M for growth equity transactions. London & Paris
    • Backed– a €50m community-driven seed-stage VC fund. London.
    • Balderton Capital – As entrepreneurs and founders ourselves, we know that building a business is not a linear journey. Sometimes, it is serendipitous meetings that spark game-changing inspiration. It is a question of being in the right place at the right time. London
    • Beacon Capital LLP– Beacon Capital LLP (formerly AngelLab) is a London-based, pre-Series A VC firm with a particular focus on enterprise tech. Beacon is an active value add investor and leverages its track record to support and drive forward early-stage B2B ventures. London
    • Blossom Capital– We’ve been investors and operators in unicorns across the US and Europe, so we know what it takes to build for hyper-growth. Fierce determination, bold ambition, and willingness to go after hard challenges. London
    • Bregal Milestone– Bregal Milestone manages a fund of €400 million. We provide growth capital and strategic assistance to leading European companies. London
    • Cabot Square Capital – We are a hands-on partner able to provide companies with capital for growth and acquisitions, help management teams to raise debt financing, build-out operations, develop intellectual property, and with strategic, long-term planning. London
    • Cisco Investments – Cisco Investments is an active investor with more than 40 investment professionals with deep market and technology expertise located in major geographies, including the US, Canada, China, India, Israel, and Europe. London
    • Columbia Lake Partners– Columbia Lake Partners is an experienced team of investors providing growth loans to European technology companies. In prior roles, they have extended credit and managed portfolio relationships of greater than £300 million to over 100 companies. London
    • Concentric– Focussing on the European technology space, Concentric invests between €0.5 – 5m over the life of an early-stage growth company. Copenhagen & London
    • Connect Ventures– Connect Ventures is a venture capital firm specialized in investments in Seed, startup, Series A, and early-stage companies. London
    • Crane– Pre Series A – We believe this to be the most challenging point in an enterprise founder’s funding life cycle, and we actively seek to bridge the gap that exists for companies in Europe that are sub $100k MRR. We understand and love that you are creating a new category and may not yet have all of the proof points. We seek to help founders move beyond product-market fit to find a repeatable commercial model. London
    • Crista Galli Ventures – We invest in ambitious European healthtech companies at Seed and Series A. Our deep medical expertise, powerful network and agile approach enable founders to build important, world-class healthcare businesses. London
    • Dawn Capital– Dawn Capital is a venture fund focused on the sectors of Enterprise Software and Fintech. London
    • Delin Ventures– We invest in early-stage technology businesses and, in exceptional cases, will create them from scratch with outstanding partners. We pride ourselves on being open-minded and ready to support ideas orthogonal to consensus views. London
    • Diversity VC– We are a non-profit partnership promoting diversity in Venture Capital. Venture Capital is funding the future. The decisions made by VCs filter through to the whole community, and we have a responsibility to ensure the right decisions are being made. We need the industry to be free from bias. London
    • DN Capital– a global early stage and growth capital investor, focused on Seed, Series A, and select series B investments in fintech, SaaS, digital media, e-commerce, marketplaces, mobile applications, and software companies. Berlin & London
    • Edenred Capital Partners– ​Edenred Capital Partners is the Venture Capital investment arm of Edenred Group​, the world leader in corporate transactional services. We invest up to €10m, from Series A to Series C, usually alongside other investment funds. Our investment scope covers Human Capital Management, Mobility, Payment, and Retail. London
    • Eight Roads– Eight Roads partners with ambitious entrepreneurs to build bold and meaningful businesses. We are active in Ventures, Principal Investments, and Real Estate. London
    • Felix Capital– We are a venture capital firm for the creative class, operating at the intersection of technology and creativity. We focus on digital lifestyle, investing in consumer brands, and related enabling technologies. Our mission is to be a partner of choice for entrepreneurs with big ideas and help them build strong brands that stand out and move the world forward. We are based in London and operate across Europe and the US. We announced our first $120m fund in June 2015. London
    • FINTECH Circle– an angel network that enables emerging financial technology firms to execute their vision and to expand their FINTECH businesses successfully. The most senior Directors and successful entrepreneurs in the Financial Services sector will be empowered to make a real difference by adding strategic value both as angel investors and Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) to the game-changing innovators of the future. London
    • Firstminute Capital– $100m seed fund, based in London, with a global remit. Backed by Atomico, Tencent, and 30 unicorn founders. London
    • Force Over Mass– FOM’s investment strategy aims to deliver a secure and risk-managed way of investing in early-stage technology companies. Through portfolio diversification and (S)EIS tax reliefs, we have mitigated the risk while keeping room for upside potential. Through our strategic industry partners, including Tier 1 Venture Capitalists, Accelerators, Incubators, and Universities, we see thousands of companies a year to curate a diverse portfolio of 15-20 early-stage technology investments across all sub-sectors. Also, our investors can participate and co-invest in later rounds. London
    • Frog Capital– Our strategy is based on selecting the best scale-up phase investments and empowering technology CEOs to grow fast by deploying our capital, our network, and our support. London
    • Fuel Ventures– Fuel Ventures is the leading early-stage investor in technology companies in the UK. We have a unique approach to investing in early-stage globally scalable marketplaces, platforms, software (SaaS), and transactional technologies. London
    • Hambro Perks– Hambro Perks helps exceptional people build world-changing companies. London
    • Hearst Ventures– Hearst Ventures makes strategic investments in companies operating at the intersection of media, information, and technology. Starting with its investment in Netscape in 1995, Hearst Ventures has grown to become one of the most active and successful corporate venture funds. Hearst Ventures is a global investment group with offices in NYC, London, Beijing, and Tel-Aviv. London
    • Highland Europe– invests in rapidly growing European internet, mobile, and software companies that address significant market opportunities and have over €10 million in annualized revenues. London
    • Hoxton Ventures – Hoxton Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm specializing in investments in technology startups at the early Series A stage. Hoxton typically invests between $500,000 and $5 million and follows its capital through the life of the investment.
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    • Hummingbird Ventures– Often, the first institutional investor, we’ve helped startups scale from zero to category-defining multi-billion dollar businesses across three continents. Antwerp (Belgium), London (United Kingdom), Istanbul (Turkey)
    • Illuminate Financial Management– Building an enterprise software company and selling solutions into financial institutions is hard. Large financial firms know they need to adopt new technology solutions to remain competitive and compliant. Still, they struggle to filter and identify the best companies that are fit for purpose. Bridging this gap requires more than just patient capital to help with this challenge. It needs the support of a trusted funding partner who can help make the right introductions to the right people at the right time. London
    • Index Ventures– Index covers every investment stage, from the earliest Seed through to explosive growth. We believe that opportunity is a mindset, and we look for people who spot something others haven’t seen; something that they foresee can change the world and are committed to realizing. London & Geneva
    • InMotion Ventures– InMotion Ventures invests in high-growth companies in the mobility and smart transportation sector. Powered by Jaguar Land Rover, we’re dedicated to backing innovations that will change the way we move – forever. We invest globally at all stages, from Seed to Series B. Alongside our core investment activity, we also collaborate with the wider Jaguar Land Rover business to develop new products and services that provide better experiences for both new and existing customers. London
    • InReach Ventures– InReach Ventures builds its proprietary software and AI to discover and invest in the best early-stage startups from all over Europe. London
    • Keen Venture Partners– KEEN Venture Partners is a radically human venture capital firm investing in fast-growing scale-ups predominately in Series A and B, based in London and Amsterdam.
    • Kennet Partners– Kennet is a technology growth equity investor. We invest in established, fast-growing companies providing information technology products and business services that leverage technology. Kennet provides expansion capital to businesses that want to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value in partnership with an experienced investor. We currently have over $700 million under management and have offices in London, Frankfurt, and Silicon Valley.
    • Kindred Capital VC– At Kindred, we align our ambitions and achievements with our portfolio – in structure and spirit. Every entrepreneur we invest in becomes a co-owner of the fund. We call it ‘equitable venture’. We invest early and work with our community of founders and advisers to help founders get further, faster from the very beginning. London
    • Lakestar– Lakestar is a European Venture Capital firm that was founded by Klaus Hommels, one of Europe’s leading venture capitalists. Our team partners with early and growth-stage entrepreneurs, investing in ambitious internet and technology companies that can achieve a global scale. We have invested in many of the companies that define today’s digital economy. This includes Facebook, Spotify, Skype, Opendoor, Omio (formerly GoEuro), FiveAI, and Revolut. Lakestar has a presence in Zurich, Berlin, London, New York, and Hong Kong.
    • London Venture Partners– LVP is a seed fund with a valuable difference: the team is operating experts in the game ecosystem, and they only ever invest in those sectors. The LVP Team has been seed investors in game companies that have created approximately $18 billion in value, including Supercell, Unity, NaturalMotion, Playfish, Peak, Applifier, Boomlagoon, and Radiant Entertainment. London
    • Luminous Ventures– Luminous Ventures is the go-to venture fund for the most daring and innovative entrepreneurs requiring Seed to Series A/B investment. They prefer to be the first venture investor, focusing on visionary founders with breakthrough technologies, backing deep-tech and science that matters and delivers top returns. Backed by a network of families, they lead or follow – investing as little as €250,000 and as much as €5,000,000. Luminous Ventures is the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Health’s lead country investor for the UK. London
    • M12– Microsoft’s Venture Fund – Empowering entrepreneurs through investments, insight & unparalleled access to Microsoft. At M12, we are building tomorrow’s future by giving entrepreneurs unprecedented access to Microsoft’s ecosystem, guided by the experience of trusted partners who move at the pace of innovation. We invest in early-stage B2B companies, with a specific interest in those with their heads in the cloud and on the edge. London
    • Mosaic Ventures– Mosaic Ventures is a new Silicon Valley-style venture capital firm based in London, focused on Series A. We are investing a $140 million fund in founding teams that are fundamentally reshaping big markets.  London
    • Nauta Capital– The main areas of interest include B2B Software propositions, disruptive Digital Media companies, and enabling technologies for Mobile and the Internet. Nauta Capital has €300+ million under management and over 40 portfolio companies. Barcelona, London & Munich
    • Next47– a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing startups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
    • North Base Media– North Base Media is an investment firm focused on news, business information, sports and gaming, entertainment media, and other digital-driven opportunities in growth markets. NBM creates value by bringing top-level international expertise and capital to investment companies that will benefit from the in-depth knowledge, reputation, and extensive connections of NBM’s partners. NBM accelerates the digital adaptation and financial success of our partner companies, allowing them to become recognized leaders in their national markets. London
    • Northzone– With offices across the Nordics, London, and in New York, we work around the clock to connect our companies with customers, business partners, and key talent on a truly international scale. London, New York, Oslo & Stockholm
    • Notion Capital– Notion is an early-stage investor in European enterprise tech, SaaS, and Cloud. We are here to create the conditions for extraordinary success with the entrepreneur at the center. We want to help European tech companies fulfill their potential and achieve massive scale. We invest early when we can build strong relationships and help to shape the future success of our companies. London
    • Octopus Ventures– With £1.2 billion under management, Octopus Ventures is one of the largest VCs in Europe. Our typical investment is from £1 million for Seed to £5 million for Series A and we can follow our investment from a few hundred thousand right up to £25 million. London
    • OpenOcean– OpenOcean is an early-stage venture capital firm operating across Europe with offices in London, Helsinki, and Amsterdam. With an entrepreneurial background from building several category-defining software businesses, the firm engages with founders to develop global and scalable companies delivering data-intensive and good software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads European €5M Series A funding rounds. Since its inception, the firm has raised three funds totaling €150M. Amsterdam, Helsinki & London
    • Oxford Capital– Venture Capital investments into early-stage technology companies have been at the heart of our business since we launched our first fund in 1999. Our London-based Ventures team has more than 60 years of investment experience. They back entrepreneurs who are aiming to solve big problems in innovative ways. London
    • Oxx VC– Europe and Israel generate many high-quality B2B software companies, but capital is sparse just when they are ready to scale up. Oxx fills this gap. We invest in ambitious companies originating in the Nordics, the UK, and Israel and building out in the US. London
    • Piton Capital– Founded in 2010, Piton Capital is a venture capital and growth equity firm headquartered in London and investing in businesses with network effects. We make investments ranging from €200k to €20m and since inception has invested in over 30 companies, primarily in Europe. London
    • Prehype– We aim to combine world-class business people and engineers with our passion for experience design to craft successful digital products that matter for people. New York, London, Copenhagen and Sydney
    • PROfounders Capital– Our focus is on European companies with disruptive models that leverage technology to transform and improve customer experiences. We invest in the early venture phase – when the company is typically raising £/€ 1-3m to scale. London
    • Project A– Project A is a venture capital investor focusing on early-stage startups with €440m assets under management. In addition to capital, Project A provides operational support to its portfolio companies through their 100 functional experts across the startup building stack. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, uberall, Homeday, Spryker, Kry, and Voi. Berlin, London & Stockholm
    • Proxy Ventures– We back founders who are determined to build category-leading brands. London
    • Salesforce Ventures– Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Salesforce Ventures—the company’s corporate investment group—invests in the next generation of enterprise technology that extends the power of the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform, helping companies connect with their customers in entirely new ways. Portfolio companies receive funding as well as access to the world’s largest cloud ecosystem and the guidance of Salesforce’s innovators and executives. With Salesforce Ventures, portfolio companies can also leverage Salesforce’s expertise in corporate philanthropy by joining Pledge 1% to make giving back part of their business model. Salesforce Ventures has invested in more than 250 enterprise cloud startups in 14 different countries since 2009. London
    • Santander InnoVentures $100 million fund with a strong focus on disruptive innovation in the FinTech space. The fund’s primary focus withing Fintech is on: digital delivery of financial services, online lending, e-financial investment & big data analytics. London
    • Shell Ventures– Shell Ventures helps companies to reach the next level. Established in 1996 as one of the first corporate venture funds in the oil and gas industry, we act as an investor and a partner to help commercialize innovative businesses. Amsterdam, Krakow, London
    • Silicon Valley Bank– For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides a full range of financial services and expertise to companies of all sizes in innovation centers around the world. Frankfurt & London
    • SpeedInvest– Leading early-stage venture fund focussed on FinTech, Industry, Marketplaces, Internet, and mobile startups with offices in Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany), Berlin (Germany), London (UK) and Silicon Valley (US), invested in 130+ startups since 2011. Today €230MM AuM across two horizontal and three focus funds. We are now raising the next horizontal fund Si 3, target size €175MM!
    • Techstars– Techstars is a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Techstars operates three divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars mentorship-driven Accelerator Programs, and Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships. Techstars mentorship-driven Accelerator Programs help founders do more faster, and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate, and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands supercharge growth by accelerating innovation and cultural transformation. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,500 companies with a market cap of $13.9 Billion. London
    • The Family – The Family nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital. Berlin, London & Paris
    • TrueSight Ventures– Our fund invests in European early-stage startups. We are industry-agnostic and invest in the round with follow-ons in the future.  London & Stockholm
    • Verdane Capital– We invest in growth businesses whose development and proven potential are underpinned by technology, and supported by long-term structural growth trends, such as offline-to-online migrations, demographic shifts, or changing consumer habits. Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo, Stockholm
    • White Star Capital– White Star Capital is an early-stage Venture Capital firm built by a team of founders, investors, and operators with a track record of entering new markets, expanding teams and exiting companies. London, New York, Paris & Tokyo

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