European Venture Capital

Startup Ecosystem EU offers this European Venture Capital Directory as a resource to startups.

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European Venture Capital

Austria

  • 3TS Capital Partners – 3TS Capital Partners is one of the leading European technology focused growth capital firms. 3TS provides expansion capital and buyout funding for small and medium-sized businesses in growth sectors including Technology & Internet, Media & Communications and Technology-Enabled Services. Investors in the current and past 3TS funds totaling over €300 million include EIF, EBRD, Cisco, OTP, Sitra, 3i and KfW among others. Vienna
  • AC & Friends GmbH – We are looking for people with visionary ideas and the exceptional willpower it takes to see them through to actualization. When we make a decision in favor of a person and an idea, it is because we really believe in them. The result is a value-based partnership with long-term involvement for the mutual benefit of both partners. The focus is always on the long-term success of the idea. Vienna
  • ARAX Capital Partners – ARAX facilitates investments by Austrian individuals in highly innovative Austrian high-tech and biotech companies. Vienna
  • Apex Ventures– APEX Ventures is a Europe-based early-stage Venture Capital Fund that invests in start-ups grounded in unique and protectable technology. APEX, by actively providing support and resources, aims to develop our start-ups into global leaders in their respective fields. Initial focus areas include Digital Media, Business Intelligence & Cybersecurity, FinTech and the Future of Work. Frankfurt & Vienna
  • AWS Gründerfonds – As co-investors, we invest in high-growth start-ups in their later seed and early-stage phase. As a long-term partner, we offer both start-up and follow-up financing. As a subsidiary of Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft mbH (aws), aws Founders Fund has EUR 68.5 m under management. The objective of aws Founders Fund is to establish a partnership among equals with portfolio companies and to offer a supportive role in establishing a market position as well as achieving and maintaining sustainable growth. Vienna
  • Capital300 – capital300 is a Series A venture capital fund backing disruptive European technology companies run by ambitious entrepreneurs. capital300 has established co-investment partnerships with the leading US VC firms. Such partnerships provide the portfolio companies with substantial leverage for conquering the US market and building a significant global presence. Vienna
  • Cudos Capital – CUDOS provides funds and expertise to small- and medium-sized companies in Central Europe. We consider ourselves as active investors who participate in strategic decision making and strongly contribute to the success of our projects. Vienna
  • Elevator Ventures – Elevator Ventures is Raiffeisen Bank International‘s (RBI) corporate venture capital entity. It focuses on strategic direct investments in growth and later-stage fintechs, co-investments with partner investors and investments in VC funds. Vienna
  • Fiedler Capital – We are a new seed and early-stage venture capital firm that invests in exceptional entrepreneurs from the CEE & Baltic regions building world-changing startups. Vienna
  • FSP Ventures – FSP Ventures is an independent venture capital fund focused on investments in innovative, technology-oriented companies in the cleantech sector. FSP Ventures invests in Austria and neighboring regions with the aim to support innovative environmental technologies to jointly achieve sustainable growth together with management and to make a contribution towards solving environmental and social challenges. Vienna
  • Gamma Capital Partners – Founded in 2002, GCP is now the leading Austrian technology VC investor (VenturePreneurs), managing a portfolio of over 20 investments from four funds. Since 2008 GCP is also acting in the field of mezzanine finance (MezzoPreneurs) in the first fund GMP I. Vienna
  • Highline Ventures – Private Austrian investment firm. Focus on early-stage investments in financial services, technology, media and new developments in sustainable human performance. Vienna
  • i4g Investment GmbH – Private Equity Investments. Vienna
  • Ithuba Finmill – Ithuba FinMill is a dedicated capital markets FinTech investor and company builder established by a team of entrepreneurs and passionate finance professionals with the goal to transform ideas into successful businesses. Vienna
  • Jadeberg Partners – Swiss private equity company with an office in Vienna focussing on cleantech investments. Austria Wirtschaftsservice is one of the main investors. Vienna
  • Pioneers Ventures – Pioneers Ventures is a pre-seed investor empowering outstanding startups with our global network of corporates, industry experts and entrepreneurs. Vienna
  • Pontis Capital – PONTIS Capital is a private, owner-led investment company and consultancy that focuses on strategic projects and transactions within and between the EU and China. It also focuses on entrepreneurial activities in sustainable growth industries. Vienna
  • PushVentures – We are an early-stage venture capital firm investing in outstanding teams with convincing products and high growth potential. Vienna
  • Smart Capital GmbH – We support entrepreneurs with realizing their business ideas, and established enterprises that are in the early stages of starting up a business or launch new products. Vienna
  • 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. Now raising next horizontal fund Si 3, target size €175MM!
  • UNIQA Ventures – UNIQA Ventures is the venture capital arm of UNIQA Group, a leading insurance group in its core markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). We invest in outstanding business models driven by strong teams and a clear vision to shape the future of key industries. Our investment focus is on later Seed and early Growth stage targeting HealthTech, FinTech and InsurTech propositions as well as relevant enabling technologies (i.e. big data, advanced analytics, blockchain, etc.).Vienna
  • Venionaire Capital – Venionaire Capital is a corporate finance and venture capital advisory and offers a wide range of services in a variety of tech-related sectors and industries. Since the foundation in 2012, the company advised successfully more than 50 Startups and closed transactions with an overall volume of about 350 Million Euros. Throughout the past years, Venionaire Capital made early-stage lead- and co-investments and managed to build a portfolio of holdings. Vienna

Belgium

  • 3d investors – 3d investors is een familiebedrijf. Het werd in 1992 opgericht door de ondernemersfamilies Donck en Desimpel, actief in respectievelijk de zuivelindustrie en bouwmaterialen. Vanuit een trotse traditie van ondernemerschap kozen wij ervoor om een ruggensteun te bieden aan solide bedrijven met groeipotentieel. Daarbij vertrekken we steeds vanuit onze kernwaarden: ondernemerschap, empathie, integriteit, passie en wendbaarheid. Ghent
  • 9.5 Ventures – ‘9.5 Magnitude’ is a pre-seed corporate venturing investment fund. Together with top tier entrepreneurs, we enable corporations to disrupt and transform existing markets by co-founding tailor-made ventures. Antwerp
  • Aconterra Capital Partners – Aconterra invests in startups and scale-ups active in technologies, platforms, processes, and applications, contributing to smart homes and buildings and connecting people and personnel, other IoT driven equipment, installations, and other buildings. The target companies also aim to minimize the ecological impact by making homes and buildings more efficient. Sustainability & energy efficiency is one of our key drivers.
  • Agri Investment Fund – AIF aims to develop into a 250 M EUR fund.  As such, AIF will diversify its participation over the relevant value chains for agricultural products and promising innovative developments that benefit the agro-food chain. Leuven
  • BAN Vlaanderen – BAN Vlaanderen is het business angels netwerk in Vlaanderen, een platform met toegevoegde waarde waarbinnen startende of groeiende ondernemers op zoek naar risicokapitaal in contact worden gebracht met informele private investeerders, de zogenaamde business angels. Deze business angels brengen niet alleen geld in maar ook hun eigen knowhow, ervaring en contacten. Zowel aan de ondernemers als aan de business angels worden aansluitende diensten aangeboden. Hasselt
  • Capricorn Partners – Capricorn Venture Partners is an independent pan-European venture capital firm seeking to invest in technology-based growth companies. Capricorn’s dedicated investment teams are composed of experienced investment managers with deep technology expertise and broad industrial experience. Capricorn is currently managing its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund, Capricorn ICT Arkiv Fund, Capricorn Health-tech Fund, and Capricorn Cleantech Fund and is the management company of Quest for Growth, quoted on Euronext Brussels, and investment manager to the Quest Cleantech and Quest+ funds. Leuven
  • Careventures – Careventures is an independent pan-European private equity firm that invests in high-growth and profitable small and mid-cap companies in the healthcare services sector. Brussels
  • CREAFUND – Creafund acts as an industrial holding company, investing in mature companies for the longer term through majority equity participation. The companies Creafund invest in all have a leading or unique and innovative product or technology and/or are active in sectors that can give opportunities for consolidation. Deals sizes range from EUR 20m – EUR 100m. Sint-Martens-Latem
  • Down 2 Earth Capital – The partners of D2E Capital combine their successful private equity experience with top-level industry experience. The knowledge of the SME environment and their typical challenges makes D2E Capital the pre-eminent partner of entrepreneurs and managers for the further expansion of their company. In addition, the team of D2E Capital can rely on the expertise of a large network of CEOs and entrepreneurs. Antwerp
  • DOVESCO – Dovesco is the private equity arm of the Domo Investment Group. Ghent
  • Droia Oncology Ventures – a specialist investor, dedicated to the fight against cancer. Droia invests in promising new cancer therapies and accelerates their progress by actively supporting young drug development companies to achieve clinical proof of concept with their lead programs. Droia has an in-house team of drug development professionals that offer hands-on support in scientific matters. Operating from Luxembourg and Belgium, Droia invests globally: its current ten portfolio companies are split equally between Europe and the US. Meise
  • E-Capital – an independent private equity investment firm located in Brussels and Luxemburg. Since 2004, E-Capital participated in more than 25 transactions, focused on supporting the growth and development of promising small- and medium-sized enterprises with a Belgian dimension, regardless of industry sector. The last fund, E-Capital III, with almost € 100 million under management, targets companies with a proven track record and a turnover between € 10 million and € 100 million. The investors behind the E-Capital funds are mainly Belgian entrepreneurs and industrial families next to a couple of European institutional investors. Brussels
  • Fin.Co – Fin.Co is an independent long-term investor with a total capital base of 160 million euros. Fin.Co invests in private equity as well as listed companies.
  • Finindus – Finindus is an investment company providing early stage and growth financing to innovative technology companies in materials, material processing, sustainable manufacturing, and digital industry. Zelzate
  • Fortino Capital Partners – Fortino’s mission is to drive shareholder value for the companies we support through capital investment, management expertise, and internal culture development. We help growth companies realize their full potential. At Fortino, we focus on three types of investments: – Cloud/SaaS technology platforms (enablers to companies or consumers) – Companies with market development potential – Next-generation businesses – Company 3.0 Antwerp
  • Hummingbird Ventures – Often the first institutional investor, we’ve helped start-ups scale from zero to category-defining multi-billion dollar businesses across 3 continents. Antwerp (Belgium), London (United Kingdom), Istanbul (Turkey)
  • imec.xpand – Imec.xpand is a revolutionary way of investing in early-stage innovation on the crossroads of technology transfer, corporate venturing, and traditional venture capital. The fund will heavily leverage the extensive technology, knowledge, vision, and expertise of imec and of its strategic investors, targeting nanoelectronics-based innovation projects in smart applications for a sustainable society such as smart health, smart mobility, smart cities, smart industries, smart energy. Heverlee
  • Integra Fund – Integra is a private equity fund that offers its investors an integrated platform for private equity investments. It combines investments in local SMEs and in international private equity funds with direct investments in international companies in cooperation with these funds (co-investments). Gent
  • M80 PARTNERS – M80 is an investor in companies in Benelux and France. We seek out ambitious companies & entrepreneurs that embrace change and with whom we work closely to realize their full potential – often by making smart or better use of proven & novel technologies. St-Gillis, Brussels
  • Namur Invest – NAMUR INVEST is a company based out of Avenue des Dessus de Lives 2, Namur, Région wallonne, Belgium. Namur
  • PMV – PMV provides finance for promising businesses, from their very start, through their various growth stages and even on to operating internationally. Working with and for the government and other partners, PMV implements projects that are important for prosperity and wellbeing in Flanders.
  • Robur Capital – Robur Capital deliberately focuses on smaller successful businesses with an annual EBITDA between EUR 0.5m and 2m. Accomplishing growth and promoting professionalism in this sector are key drivers for us. Roeselare
  • SCALE Investment Funds – SCALE is a post-business angel, pre-venture capital/corporate partnership fund operating across Belgium. Anderlecht, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale
  • SmartFin – An entrepreneurial private equity investor in European technology growth companies. Mechelen
  • Smile Invest – Smile Invest is an independent European private equity firm that invests in ambitious growth companies. With €350m of AUM, we focus on hidden innovation champions in targeted sectors including software & technology, healthcare, and consumer products & services. Our investors are successful entrepreneurs and managers who invest with a view to building sustainable value over the long term. Our holding period will usually be 5 years or longer. Whether as a minority or majority investor, we partner with profitable, growing companies with a proven track record. We typically invest €10-€50m+ in companies with revenues of €10-€150m+.
  • SRIW – Acteur au coeur de l’économie wallonne, le Groupe S.R.I.W. (Société Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie) intervient financièrement, tant en Belgique qu’à l’étranger, dans des entreprises qui mènent des projets industriels ou de services générateurs de valeur ajoutée. Depuis 30 ans, il favorise ainsi le développement économique en Wallonie et contribue concrètement et efficacement à la modernisation, à la croissance et au redéploiement des entreprises de notre tissu industriel. Liège, Wallonie
  • 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/or restructure.
  • Theodorus Investment Funds – Theodorus invests in early-stage projects based on proprietary disruptive technologies. Anderlecht, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale
  • Torqx Capital Partners – Torqx invests in medium-sized companies in the Benelux with significant value creation potential. Situations include growth-, buy-and-build-, performance improvement-, turnaround- and transformational investments. We invest in a range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, and services where we can leverage the broad experience of our team. Typically, we acquire majority positions based on partnerships with entrepreneurs and management teams. We offer our companies smart capital, network, expertise and talent to support the implementation of their plans and achieve their full potential.  Bussum
  • Vendis Capital – Vendis provides growth capital as well as buyout capital and takes the majority as well as minority stakes. Vendis currently has €370 million in assets under management. Its team operates out of 3 offices located in Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. Diegem
  • Volta Ventures – Volta Ventures provides seed & early-stage venture capital for internet & software companies in the Benelux region. The fund aims to combat the myth that the only place where high tech innovation occurs is in Silicon Valley. There are plenty of very good local startups and incubators/accelerators in the Benelux. They are all looking for a fund to close the funding gap between small angel rounds of a few hundred thousand euro and VC rounds that typically start at 1.5 million euros. This fund aims to close this gap and provide an above-average return to its investors. Gent
  • Waterland Private Equity – Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions.  Bussum

Bulgaria

  • BlackPeak Capital – a co-investment growth equity fund focused on investing in high-growth Southeast European small and medium enterprises. BlackPeak Capital is funded by the European Investment Fund, part of the European Investment Bank, through the JEREMIE initiative for support of the SME enterprises in Bulgaria. Sofia
  • BrightCap Ventures – an entrepreneur-led, globally-supported and tech-focused VC fund, based in Sofia. The fund invests in accelerator (up to €200,000 per company) and early-stage (up to €3.5m per company) businesses in the software and applied engineering fields that address global market needs. The fund’s partners have years of experience in start-up and corporate environments in Western Europe, Israel and the US and an extended team of expert advisors in these regions, together with corporate partnerships in industry sectors for product validation and enterprise opportunities. Sofia
  • CEO Angels Club – a group of senior executives and entrepreneurs related to Bulgaria investing their own money in early-stage startups in return for equity. Our members make their own investment decisions and they can invest together or individually. They also provide expertise, contacts and pro-active mentorship to increase company value.
  • Eleven Ventures – an early-stage investment fund based in Sofia. They started in 2012 as an acceleration and seed program and invested€12m in 115 start-ups over three years. Initially, they invested in many very early stage, pre-product start-ups, but gradually they started supporting more mature companies that have already built a product and are looking to scale. Sofia
  • Empower Capital – a EUR 21m private equity fund, providing access to equity and quasi-equity funding to growing Bulgarian companies. The Fund invests in companies with a competitive business model and experienced team and seeks opportunities for vertical and/or horizontal integration, and regional expansion. The investments range from EUR  0.25m to EUR 3m. As a co-investment fund, Empower Capital has the capability, by partnering with other investors, to structure transactions requiring equity capital up to EUR 10m, always on a pari-passu basis. Sofia
  • Innovation Accelerator – a EUR 15.6 million fund financed by the Fund Manager of Financial Instruments in Bulgaria and private capital with the mandate to provide access to equity and quasi-equity funding to Bulgarian startup companies.
  • LAUNCHub Ventures – an early-stage VC Fund, based in Sofia and investing in digital start-ups in the wider Southeastern Europe region. The fund’s portfolio companies are in the fields of SaaS, Enterprise Software, Health-tech, E-commerce, Mobile, IoT, but its investments are not limited only in these verticals. With €30m under total management, LAUNCHub Ventures focuses on the seed space with investment ticket size in the range of €300K to 700K, expandable up to €1,5m per company. Sofia
  • Morningside Hill Venture Capital – a Sofia-based fund that provides growth capital to companies addressing relevant needs in local or international markets. The fund’s strategy is sector agnostic and geographically focused on Bulgaria and the region. Morningside Hill is looking for exceptional management teams with a viable product or service and a significant growth runway. The investment team is leveraging decades of investment experience to create value by partnering with entrepreneurs in all facets of building resilient companies. Sofia
  • NEVEQ Capital Partners – the oldest VC fund manager in Bulgaria and one of the few in CEE to manage more than one VC fund. In their decade of joint investment experience, they have made investments in enterprise applications software, infrastructure software, and industry vertical applications, as well as in web and mobile businesses. With their second fund, NEVEQ II, they are also considering opportunities in other emerging technologies where they can help exceptional entrepreneurs deliver growth and performance, such as health, education, and energy efficiency. Luxembourg & Sofia
  • Rosslyn Capital Partners – a leading private equity and investment management firm based in Sofia established in 2002. Rosslyn invests in various industries and sectors including manufacturing, food and beverage, telecommunications, information technologies, renewable energy, agriculture, and real estate development. The company has a tight long-term affiliation with distinguished foreign investors who participate alongside Rosslyn in most of its projects contributing valuable expertise and experience. Sofia

Croatia

  • FeelsGood Capital Partners – Croatia’s 30 million euro ($33 million) venture capital fund Feelsgood Social Impact Investment Fund. Feelsgood targets early- to growth-stage Croatian and Slovenian startups with an environmental and social impact.
  • Fil Rouge Capital – We love building and being a part of an entrepreneurial ecosystem where everybody plays their role. We want to make the Croatian entrepreneurial ecosystem the best in class so expect to see a lot of us because this is what we want to achieve! Zagreb

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Czech Republic

Denmark

  • 3B VenturesWe invest anywhere from pre-seed to Series A and bridge rounds. We typically look at companies raising anywhere from $250k – $1m. We work with local co-investors that bring added expertise and are committed to doing follow up investments. We currently invest in companies in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia.
  • Accelerace – Since 2008, Accelerace has spotted, trained and invested in more than 500 of the most promising Danish and international startups and growth companies. Building on our knowledge, we believe that talent is the key to where it all begins: Skilled people with an entrepreneurial drive to challenge the status quo can be found at home, working in their sheds, labs or on their laptops. However, not all of them are visible at a glance. Our ability to spot these people and nurture their ideas and talent is the most meaningful task you can take on and we are dedicated to that. Copenhagen & Skanderborg
  • Advant Partners – Spanning the Atlantic, Advant Partners is uniquely positioned to help European companies in diverse industries take advantage of a North American market filled with opportunities. Copenhagen
  • Blazar Capital  – We continuously develop ideas for new businesses, with a focus on innovation, disruptive business models, and consumer experience enhancement. Once an idea is defined, we partner with entrepreneurs and CEOs, to build a management team and launch. Copenhagen
  • Bumble Ventures – We partner early. We’re comfortable with the rough imperfection of a new venture. We help founders from day zero when the DNA of their businesses first takes shape. Copenhagen
  • byFounders – When we invest we welcome you to our family – the byFounders Collective – a handpicked collective of more than 50 successful Nordic and Baltic entrepreneurs. Need insight and advice? We’ve got it. Need access? We open the doors to the tech giants in Silicon Valley and the business world beyond. Need more cash? We bring you in front of some of the world’s greatest VC’s from Europe and the US to accelerate your growth. Copenhagen
  • Concentric – Focussing on the European technology space, Concentric invests between €0.5 – 5m over the life of an early-stage growth company. Copenhagen & London
  • Founders – Founders is owned and financed by three investors, Kirkbi invest, William Demant Invest and Heartland, which perfectly embody the traditional business building values we aspire to instill in our companies. Berlin & Copenhagen
  • Futuristic – an early-stage venture firm backing technology companies coming out of the Nordics. We help with strategic guidance through the initial phase of your journey and with introductions to follow-on investors. Copenhagen
  • Heartcore Capital  – an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams. Berlin, Copenhagen & Paris
  • InQvation – We provide capital for early-stage start-ups as well as later-state growth cases. Think of us as a trusted team member that brings the opposite of short-sighted exit strategies to the table. We’re more interested in partnership than ownership. Taastrup
  • LEGO Ventures – Unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the children’s consumer and education markets. From the LEGO brand and bricks to LEGO Education through to additive manufacturing, The LEGO Group is a robust vertically integrated company and we are committed to helping inject that expertise into our portfolio companies when and where it is needed. Copenhagen
  • Maersk Growth – Growth is part of Maersk’s overall efforts to drive the transformation of the transport and logistics industry and shape the future of trade. Growth is Maersk’s launchpad for new ventures. We build, partner with and invest in the future stars of trade. We connect startups and ideas with operational expertise and world-class infrastructure. Copenhagen
  • Nordic Alpha Partners – Nordic Alpha Partners is a Northern European venture/growth capital fund, targeting high potential SME companies with either tangible products or digital solutions, “enabling”​ or “leveraging”​ the 4th Industrial Revolution. Nordic Alpha Partners’ investment philosophy is that maximum value is generated, via a highly committed and operationally supporting ownership model, enabling strong founder teams, to build successful global companies. Hellerup (Copenhagen)
  • Nordic Eye Venture Capital – We invest in carefully selected and mainly Nordic early-growth companies in the tech and lifestyle domain. We look for ambitious companies with high scalability and innovative business models. In addition to funding, our portfolio companies benefit from access to our talent, global network and business relationships that can help validate their solutions and accelerate success in the market. Copenhagen
  • Nordic Makers – Early-stage companies need angels who invest in founder-friendly terms and advisors who have made the whole journey – from garages to exits and IPOs. We invest our children’s money and our expertise and network to help entrepreneurs build great and enduring companies. Copenhagen
  • North-East Venture – North-East Venture is a venture fund based in the heart of Copenhagen. We aim to invest in both Danish and global growth companies. NEV has few, but financially strong investors with a long time horizon. We are openminded, patient, and thorough in our research and screening. We focus our investments on strong and passionate teams with a good understanding of both value creation, business, creativity and hard work. Copenhagen
  • Ørsted Ventures – Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and provides energy products to its customers. Copenhagen
  • Prehype – Our aim is 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
  • PreSeed Ventures – PreSeed Ventures pioneered early-stage investment in Denmark nearly 20 years ago. We have backed more than 400 talented and brave founders and our support played a key role in getting companies like Vivino and Trustpilot off the ground. Kongens Lyngby
  • Promentum Equity Partners – Promentum Equity Partners was founded on the vision of building outstanding technology businesses. We back ambitious entrepreneurs in making a real and lasting impact on their business ideas. We invest in companies with strong value propositions, significant market potential, and passionate entrepreneurs. Copenhagen
  • Scale Capital – Scale Capital is a privately held early-stage venture fund investing in innovative and scalable technology ventures within consumer internet and enterprise software. Scale Capital primarily invests in Danish companies with an ambition to enter the US market place. Copenhagen
  • SEED Capital – Seed Capital is Denmark’s largest venture capital fund within the seed segment investing in technology companies. Copenhagen
  • The Nordic Web Ventures – We invest in ambitious pre-seed Nordic startups. The Nordic Web Ventures is an Angel Fund run by Neil S W Murray, backed by 50+ community builders, entrepreneurs and investors passionate about supporting early-stage Nordic startups. Copenhagen
  • Venturerock – We provide funding based on predetermined metrics and milestones to stimulate founding teams in achieving their goals. In this, we are powered by a new-age venture capital investment platform that digitizes the full investment supply chain, reducing the complexity of seed to early-stage startup financing, and taking out the friction between entrepreneurial and investor interests. Copenhagen
  • 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
  • VF Venture – VF Venture is the direct investment vehicle of Vaekstfonden partnering with private investors to invest equity in Danish innovative enterprises with global ambitions. Vaekstfonden is the Danish state’s investment fund using equity investments and loans to create more new growth companies by making both capital and competences available. Since 1992, Vaekstfonden has cooperated with private investors to co-finance growth for more than 7,300 enterprises, a total investment of more than DKK 22.5 billion.
  • Zibra Family Office focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship and their strong belief that challenging the status quo is a core value. Tåstrup

Estonia

  • Change Ventures – We are an early-stage venture capital fund backing ambitious Baltic founders. Investing up to €500k in seed-stage technology startups – we can lead, follow or syndicate. Change has no boundaries. Tallinn
  • Karma Ventures – Karma Ventures (karma.vc) is an early-stage venture capital firm, specialized in late seed and A round investments in Europe’s most promising tech startups. Tallinn
  • Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (“SEAF”​) – a global investment firm focused on providing growth capital and operational support to businesses in emerging markets and those underserved by traditional sources of capital. SEAF selectively makes structured debt and equity investments in locally owned enterprises with high growth potential. Investors include a cross-section of public and private institutions, including several of the international finance institutions, local pension funds, insurance companies, banks and family offices. Amsterdam, Sofia, Estonia, Tbilisi, Pristina (Serbia), Skopje, Chisinau, Podgorica, Poland, Bucharest, Belgrade, Ljubljana
  • Superangel – a community of successful founders taking you to the next level. We offer early-stage investments from entrepreneurs to entrepreneurs. Tallinn
  • Tera Ventures – We have a presence in Estonia and Finland, plus global contacts and experience. We leverage and create access to global markets and capital pools, as well as value creation and realization for our portfolio companies. As former global entrepreneurs ourselves, we have walked in the shoes of our clients, and we place the relationships with our founders at the heart of our business. Helsinki, Los Angeles, Tallinn
  • Trind Ventures – an early-stage tech investor established by Joel Aasmäe, Ivar Siimar, Kimmo Irpola, and Taavi Lepmets. The team has invested in Norther and Central Europe since 1999 and made over 30 investments. Tallinn
  • United Angels VC – We are a €16m venture capital fund, focusing on investments into promising tech startups from seed to A-rounds. Our main focuses are on B2B, SaaS, fintech, and marketplaces. Tallinn

Finland

  • Butterfly Ventures – Butterfly Ventures invests into early-stage startups either in seed or pre-seed phase. Butterfly Ventures is investing in the seed stage startups particularly from Finland, but also from other Nordic countries and Baltics.  We prefer to get involved with companies early on. 80% of our portfolio companies do not have any revenue at the time of our entry. However, we’re very business-driven, typically our portfolio companies start generating revenue in less than 6 months from the first investment. Right now we’re looking for deep tech, HW and HW interfacing SW. Oulu & Helsinki
  • EduImpact Venture Capital – Finland is well-known for three strengths: Education, Technology and Social Equality. EDUIMPACT Venture Capital is built on these three pillars to solve the biggest bottleneck of the Education Companies’ success: access to the professional seed and growth capital. Helsinki
  • Evli Growth Partners – Evli Growth Partners is a Finnish VC investing in the most beautiful Nordic and Baltic companies in Series A and Series B. We’re looking for founders who are exceptionally capable of execution and ready to win their lucrative markets globally. We are industry agnostic but want to see proven unit economics and a few million euros of revenue when we partner with you. Helsinki
  • Icebreaker.vc – Icebreaker.vc is a venture capital firm and community on a mission to help build strong tech companies. We invest €50k – €350k in very early stages in Nordic & Baltic software-driven companies with a strong founder team. Helsinki
  • Innovestor – We are a Nordic early-stage venture capital investor, who actively offers direct co-investment opportunities and builds growth programs. Innovestor Ltd. is supervised by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. Innovestor offices are located in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Stockholm, and Moscow.
  • Inventure – Inventure is a Nordic technology fund backing early-stage entrepreneurs. Having our roots in Finland, we enjoy domains many don’t feel comfortable with and make big bets on deep tech. The strong capital base allows us to lead investments starting from initial seed-stage all the way through expansion. Helsinki
  • Lifeline Ventures – Lifeline Ventures is a Helsinki-based early-stage VC investing in health, games, web, and tech. Founded by serial entrepreneurs, we work with early-stage companies in funding, sales, technology, strategy, and operations. Lifeline Ventures invests in future category-leading companies with strong founders. To date, we have invested in more than 70 companies. Our investment ticket size ranges from 100 kEUR to 2 mEUR and we participate in angel, seed, and Series A rounds. Helsinki
  • Maki.vc – Maki.vc is an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to partnering with founders who never conform to category standards. From inception to series A and beyond, we partner with deep tech and brand-driven companies obsessed with challenging category norms. Helsinki
  • 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
  • NordicNinja VC – A new venture capital fund supporting scale-up goals in the New Nordics. Helsinki
  • 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 build global and scalable companies delivering data-intensive and delicious software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads European €5M Series A funding rounds. Since inception, the firm has raised three funds totaling €150M. Amsterdam, Helsinki & London
  • Reaktor Ventures – Reaktor Ventures is laser-focused helping seed stage companies become global leaders. We invest from tens of thousands all the way up to one million euros. Helsinki
  • Tera Ventures – We have a presence in Estonia and Finland, plus global contacts and experience. We leverage and create access to global markets and capital pools, as well as value creation and realization for our portfolio companies. As former global entrepreneurs ourselves, we have walked in the shoes of our clients, and we place the relationships with our founders at the heart of our business. Helsinki, Los Angeles, Tallinn
  • 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
  • VNT Management – We are one of the first venture capital management companies in Europe that focuses on clean technologies, in particular, renewables, electrical systems, and energy savings. We are active in the Nordics and German-speaking countries. We have three funds with a total investment capital of €157 million under management.

France

  • 360 Capital Partners – Led by a diverse, and experienced team of professionals located in Paris and Milan, 360 Capital Partners has €300M of assets under management and an active portfolio of over 50 companies.
  • Alven Capital – Alven is an independent venture investment firm with a successful track record of 4 successive funds backing more than 110 early-stage startups over 18 years. Our mission at Alven consists in supporting the long-term success of outstanding European digital & technology entrepreneurs. As of 2018, Alven has over 500M€ in funds under management.
  • 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
  • Breega Capital – Breega is a European VC fund built by founders to propel startups to global success. Breega’s mission is to provide founders with fair financing, real mentoring and accessible experts, propelling today’s startups into tomorrow’s scale-ups. Paris
  • CAP HORN – a French independent Venture Capital Firm. We invest in B2B digital companies bringing transformation to mature markets. Our team relies on its strong network of 250 experienced business leaders (LPs in the funds) to boost our portfolio companies and provide them with direct commercial connections to decision-makers. CAP HORN currently manages 180 million euros across two funds and has a portfolio of more than 25 companies. Paris
  • Daphni – Daphni mainly focuses on companies that are, directly or indirectly, developing services or products around new usage for consumer or prosumer customers. Technology is a tool. Usage and product-market fit are driven by people, services and emotions. We are convinced that Europe has strong competitive advantages to create companies based on the unique European DNA; collectiveness, inventiveness, sustainability, and quality of life. To guarantee good scaling potential, we pay attention to the fact that the value proposition of the companies we invest in addresses both domestic and international markets. Paris
  • Five Seasons VenturesEuropean venture capital fund to invest in Foodtech and Agtech innovation. Paris
  • Heartcore Capital  – an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams. Berlin, Copenhagen & Paris
  • Idinvest Partners – Established in 1997, Idinvest Partners is a leading pan-European Private Equity firm. With €8bn under management, the firm successfully supports the growth of companies by financing them through its several complementary areas of business expertise: Venture & Growth Capital, Private Debt and Private Funds Group. Paris
  • Kima Ventures – We fund ambitious, cohesive teams with stellar learning and execution curves. The firm invests from seed to Series A, mostly as a lead investor but also working alongside other investors; backing ambitious founders who work hard to build awesome things that more and more people use every day.
  • Korelya Capital – We believe the next Tech Leaders will be European At Korelya Capital, we believe digital investment opportunities can trigger growth and social progress in Europe. The digital revolution has already started to disrupt the way we live, work, have access to knowledge, culture, and information, the way we produce, the way we consume, the way we interact with each other. Tomorrow, it will free us of repetitive tasks, change our relation to the city, facilitate travel and limit our exposure to risks. We also believe that unprecedented success stories in the digital economy will emerge from Europe within the next ten years. The European tech ecosystem is reaching maturity at every level (mindset, access to capital, tech know-how, talent, etc.). Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Big Data, are the ingredients of the next digital revolution, the one that will follow the “platformization” of our economies and societies. Paris
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
  • Orange Digital Ventures – We finance entrepreneurs from around the world whose ambition is to imagine, design and develop tomorrow’s services and technologies that are in line with Orange’s fields of expertise. Orange Digital Ventures is ready to invest up to 150 million euros – a fund that ranks our company among the major Venture Capital Firms in Europe and in Africa. We strive to support a new generation of entrepreneurs, offering scalable solutions that serve your business, your growth, and your ambition. Paris
  • Paris Saclay Seed Fund – We support the new generation of tech entrepreneurs from Paris Saclay. Paris
  • Partech – With €1B under active management, Partech is consistently ranked among the top 10 VC funds worldwide and number one in Europe by Preqin (the US leading independent research organization). San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, and Dakar.
  • Samsung Catalyst Fund – Samsung Electronics’ evergreen multi-stage venture capital fund that invests globally in the new data economy and strategic ideas for Samsung’s mobile, device solutions and consumer electronics groups. Paris
  • Seventure Partners – With over €660m in assets under management as of the end of 2016, Seventure Partners is a leading venture capital firm in Europe. Since 1997, Seventure Partners has invested in innovative businesses with high growth potential in Digital technologies, especially fintech & insurtech, in France and Germany, and in the Life sciences field across Europe, North America and Asia. Investments can range between €500k and €10m per round, or up to €20m per company, from early to late stage.  Paris
  • The Family – The Family nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital. Berlin, London & Paris
  • Truffle Capital – For 18 years, Truffle Capital has been creating and financing until success, in France and in Europe, radical and disruptive innovations in two areas of expertise, Life Sciences (BioMedTech) and Information Technologies (Fintech). These creations are revolutionizing their sectors and will become the leaders of tomorrow. Paris
  • 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.
  • 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
  • XAnge – For 15 years, XAnge has been a key investor in Europe. With € 450 M under management and a portfolio of 55 startups,
    XAnge is Siparex Group’s venture capital arm.

Germany

  • Acton Capital Partners – Ready to back the pioneers of tomorrow. AI, DTC, IoT – We can’t predict what the next acronym will be, but we can help shape the future by focusing on what we do best: Supporting exceptional entrepreneurs in building great business models, ready to scale and built to last. Munich
  • Allianz X – We are investing in digital growth companies that are part of the ecosystems related to insurance. We identify and invest in the best digital frontrunners that are strategically relevant to the Allianz Group. We provide an interface between portfolio companies and the digital ecosystem within Allianz as well as drive innovation across Allianz’s operating entities and global lines of business.
    Munich
  • Apex Ventures– APEX Ventures is a Europe-based early-stage Venture Capital Fund that invests in start-ups grounded in unique and protectable technology. APEX, by actively providing support and resources, aims to develop our start-ups into global leaders in their respective fields. Initial focus areas include Digital Media, Business Intelligence & Cybersecurity, FinTech and the Future of Work. Frankfurt & Vienna
  • Axel Springer Digital Ventures – ASDV is an exit driven investor. Nonetheless – defined by the Axel Springer DNA – we do look for companies and founders of whom we believe we can mutually benefit and learn from each other. This does not mean we look for acquisition cases for Axel Springer. Yet, within our venture activities, our final investment criterion will always be that we consider ourselves the best minority shareholder. To us, this means we can leverage our network and knowledge in certain markets and business models. We usually like to invest cash, but for applicable cases, we are able to design tailored media-for-equity deals – across print, online and TV. Berlin
  • Berlin Venture Partners – We invest in young innovative companies and support and promote for years their successful development. Our portfolio companies benefit from our extensive network of contacts and our expertise in building, the development and sale of businesses. Berlin
  • Bitburger Ventures – Bitburger Ventures unites the growth dynamics of young, innovative start-ups with the financial strength and diverse expertise of the Bitburger Group, which is oriented towards long-term participation and investments. Bitburg
  • Blueyard Capital – BlueYard invests in founders with transforming ideas that decentralize markets and empower humanity. Berlin
  • BMW i Ventures – We invest stage-agnostic, but our sweet spot is around Series A/B. We like to lead, but co-invest in strong syndicates too BMW i Ventures portfolio companies benefit from our long-term experience, strong reach, and broad network. Munich
  • btov Partners – a European venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in digital and industrial technology companies. We operate own funds, managed partner funds and offer direct investment opportunities to private investors. Berlin, Luxembourg, Munich, and St. Gallen.
  • Burda Principal Investments (BPI) – Burda Principal Investments (BPI), a division of Hubert Burda Media, provides long term growth equity for fast-growing digital technology and media companies. Hubert Burda Media is one of Europe’s largest media and technology conglomerates with a strong investment track record in internet-centric businesses since 1998. Munich, Berlin, London
  • Cherry Ventures – We are Cherry. We are founders ourselves. We focus on seed-stage companies and invest across Europe. Our goal is to add value from day one, not just capital. We are successful if our founders are successful. We will do anything in our power to make that happen. Berlin
  • Creandum – Seed and Series A investor with € 660m under management focused on software and data startups. Berlin & Stockholm
  • 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
  • e.ventures – Founded in 1998, e.ventures is the first tech-enabled global venture capital firm. With $1.6bn under management, e.ventures invests in consumer and software companies from early to growth stage. Berlin
  • Earlybird Venture Capital – Earlybird manages different funds that focus on digital technologies in Eastern and Western Europe as well as health technologies. With over EUR 1 billion under management, seven IPOs, and 22 trade sales, Earlybird is one of the most successful venture capital firms in Europe. Berlin & Munich
  • eCAPITAL – eCAPITAL is a leading venture capital firm that provides early to growth-stage funding to technology companies in the fields of software & information technology, cybersecurity, industry 4.0, new materials and cleantech. eCAPITAL currently manages five funds with over EUR 220 million under management.Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Female Founders – a skill-building mentorship program run by Google for Startups. Over the course of 11 weeks, your high-potential startup will be matched with selected Google mentors to solve your growth challenges. Berlin, Germany
  • FLUXUNIT – OSRAM Ventures – Fluxunit is the corporate venture capital unit of OSRAM. Acting as early-stage investors, our goal is to engage with startups that develop innovative, scalable business models and technologies shaping the world we live in. München, Bayern
  • Founders – Founders is owned and financed by three investors, Kirkbi invest, William Demant Invest and Heartland, which perfectly embody the traditional business building values we aspire to instill in our companies. Berlin & Copenhagen
  • Global Founders Capital – Global Founders Capital is a globally oriented, stage agnostic venture capital firm that empowers gifted entrepreneurs worldwide.  Berlin
  • Hasso Plattner Ventures – HPV currently manages 2 funds of over 150m Euro. HPV I started in 2005 with 50m Euro, mainly invested by Prof. Plattner, focusing on early-stage software companies in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
  • Heartcore Capital  – an early-stage venture capital firm devoted to backing exceptional founders building category-defining consumer internet brands. Heartcore has raised over $500 million in committed capital across four fund generations. The firm has offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris but invests across Europe and occasionally in the United States. Heartcore has backed more than 70 exceptional founding teams. Berlin, Copenhagen & Paris
  • hub:raum – connecting tech entrepreneurs and startup companies with the network, capital and business opportunities of Deutsche Telekom. For this hub:raum offers investments and also runs programs in focus fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Smart Home, Internet of Things and Big Data. Since 2012, hub:raum has built a portfolio of more than 20 investments and maintains an ecosystem of around 200 startups. Berlin
  • HV Holtzbrinck Ventures – With more than € 1 billion under management, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures is one of the largest and most experienced independent European early-stage venture funds. For almost 20 years we have believed in the disruptive potential of the Internet. During this time, funds managed or advised by us have invested in over 160 companies, including great successes like Zalando, Delivery Hero, HelloFresh, Flixbus, SumUp, Scalable Capital, and many others.  Berlin & Munich
  • 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.
  • La Famiglia – We are a small venture capital fund. But in particular, we are La Famiglia – a loyal family of entrepreneurs, business angels, family businesses, conglomerates and industry leaders who invest smart capital alongside their experience, networks, and skills. Our business angels and entrepreneurs work hard alongside our founders to bring in operational knowledge. Our industry leaders and magnates from the “old economy” bring in powerful global reach, capital, and scale. We bring in a whiff of “old money,” related values, experience and global reach in addition to our business angels and entrepreneurs from the “digital world.” Berlin
  • 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
  • LeadX Capital Partners – LeadX Capital Partners supports fast-growing, digitalization-focused products and solutions targeting the hospitality-, retail- and food-tech sectors. Over the last two years, LeadX has become one of the largest investors in these areas with a portfolio of over 50 investments. LeadX has a stage-agnostic, flexible investment approach and typically invests €5-30m per company. Munich
  • Make a Start-Up Angel Fund – MAS Angel Fund invests in and helps grow awesome tech startup companies. MAS Angel Fund is led by the Berlin-based Entrepreneur and Business Angel, Benjamin Rohé. We are NOT your ordinary company builder or VC firm.
  • Munich Re Ventures – Our experienced investors work closely with the Munich Re Group businesses across the globe to fund and partner with the best-emerging companies that are developing new technologies and business models – and risks – for tomorrow’s world. Munich
  • 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
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
  • Partech – With €1B under active management, Partech is consistently ranked among the top 10 VC funds worldwide and number one in Europe by Preqin (the US leading independent research organization). San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, and Dakar.
  • Paua Ventures – Paua Ventures is a Venture Capital investor based in Berlin focusing on early-stage and seed investments. The current portfolio consists of start-ups from new-media technologies, eCommerce and mobile, both in B2B-, as well as B2C- fields. Berlin
  • Peppermint Venture Partners (PVP) – a private venture capital firm investing in early-stage healthcare companies across Europe with a focus on medical devices, digital health, and platform technology companies. Berlin
  • Picus Capital – Picus Capital is an early-stage technology investment firm with a long-term investment philosophy. We work together with daring technology companies to build successful, global companies challenging the status quo and shaping tomorrow. Munich
  • Point Nine Capital – Point Nine Capital is a Berlin-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on early-stage Internet investments in areas such as Software as a Service (SaaS), marketplace and mobile technology. The fund and its managers, Pawel Chudzinski and Christoph Janz, have backed a number of highly successful Internet companies such as Delivery Hero, Clio, Shiftplanning, Vend, Westwing and Zendesk at their earliest stages. In early 2015, Point Nine announced the closing of a new $60 million fund, Point Nine Capital Fund III. Berlin
  • 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
  • Seven Ventures – SevenVentures is the first and worldwide leading venture capital firm that accelerates the growth of B2C companies with cash and media investments and operational support. SevenVentures is a part of the listed ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and is the group’s investment unit. We operate a flexible investment model consisting of minority investments and media cooperations, where portfolio companies receive financial support, TV advertising time and other services in return for equity or revenues shares. We usually stay invested in our portfolio companies for two to three years. Within this time frame, we can significantly contribute to driving the company’s revenue and enterprise value. Unterföhring
  • signals Venture Capital – A next-gen independent B2B fund backing the new frontier of organizations. Commitment: €100m Investment Area: Enterprise, SME and B2B back-end business automation through machine learning Geography: Focus on Europe Stage: Post-Seed Sectors: Horizontal sector-agnostic solutions Investments: €1m to €3m. Berlin
  • 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. Now raising next horizontal fund Si 3, target size €175MM!
  • Speedinvest x – a Micro VC fund under the Speedinvest-umbrella that focuses on early-stage investments in entrepreneurs who are building tomorrow’s platforms and businesses in network effects and the technologies that enable them. We have a strong conviction that the “platform trend” is here to stay and has actually just begun: Centralized or decentralized network effects will continue to “eat the world” enabled by new technologies in areas that we cannot even imagine today. Berlin
  • The Family – The Family nurtures Entrepreneurs through Education, Unfair Advantages & Capital. Berlin, London & Paris
  • Tiburon – Tiburon, led by Daniel Wild, has been investing successfully into inspiring founders for over a decade. We have made it our mission to support innovative startups to achieve more. Munich
  • 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.
  • 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

Greece

  • EGG – Egg supports startups with funding and consulting through 2 platforms: Start-Up and Scale-Up. Athens, Greece

Hungary

Iceland  

  • Crowberry Capital – Crowberry Capital invests at seed and early-stage in outstanding teams building global businesses around true technology advantages. We work with our teams to build fast-paced, international companies from the Nordics. We have a strong follow-through philosophy. We back the best from seed to exit. Reykjavik

Ireland

  • Deeptech Seed Fund – Early-stage investment funding for commercially relevant breakthroughs in science and technology. Deeptech Seed Fund invests early in new ventures that have achieved a significant breakthrough in technology/science and now wish to exploit a global commercial opportunity. Dublin
  • Enterprise Ireland – Competitive StartThe purpose of the Competitive Start Fund is to accelerate the growth of start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets. The fund is designed to enable those companies to reach key technical and commercial milestones. Dublin, Ireland

Italy

  • 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 mainly in the early-stage phase. Innogest partners with main local and international research centers and technology transfer offices.
  • United Ventures – Thanks to our multistage strategy we can provide support and funding across all the stages of new ventures, by investing seed-stage, early-stage and growth capital, with both start-up companies and established ones launching onto new markets. Milan

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • AQUASOURÇA – Nous adaptons les montants investis (de 3 à 12 M€) en fonction de la taille de l’entreprise, du type d’opération (capital développement, transmission, sortie d’un minoritaire…), mais aussi de la vie de l’entreprise : nous nous réservons la possibilité de réinvestir en cours de parcours si un projet le nécessite. Luxembourg
  • Fit 4 Start – To maximize your business’s chance of becoming successful and sustainable, Fit 4 Start offers intensive coaching, attractive pre-seed capital up to €150,000 and access to the best networks. The program is open for selected start-ups in the domains of ICT, HealthTech or Space with innovative ideas, strong motivation and high development potential. Luxembourg
  • Mangrove Capital Partners – We back a wide range of ventures across information technology with an emphasis on mobile, software, e-commerce and the mobility industry. Luxembourg
  • NEVEQ Capital Partners – the oldest VC fund manager in Bulgaria and one of the few in CEE to manage more than one VC fund. In their decade of joint investment experience, they have made investments in enterprise applications software, infrastructure software and industry vertical applications, as well as in web and mobile businesses. With their second fund, NEVEQ II, they are also considering opportunities in other emerging technologies where they can help exceptional entrepreneurs deliver growth and performance, such as health, education, and energy efficiency. Luxembourg & Sofia
  • Postscriptum Ventures – a venture capital fund which holds a broad portfolio of investments in start-up and niche situations, primarily in the renewable energy and technology sectors. They invest in early-stage ventures where their expertise and experience can leverage their financial investments to help realize the full growth potential of the business. They invest globally with a preference for emerging markets in which their intellectual and financial capital can have the biggest impact. Luxembourg
  • WorldStone Ventures – WSV is a private investment firm in Venture Capital that funds innovative, young and disruptive companies from inception to growth stage. Luxembourg

Malta

  • Binance Labs – Binance Labs is the venture arm of Binance, established to incubate, invest and empower blockchain and cryptocurrency entrepreneurs and communities. The mission of Binance Labs is to support industry projects that help grow the larger blockchain ecosystem, realizing the full potential of blockchain technology and its social impact, while increasing cryptocurrency adoption globally. Valletta, Malta

Netherlands

  • 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
  • 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, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Germany. 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
  • Forward Venture Capital – Forward Venture Capital is a private equity firm that invests in early-stage companies that provide clever solutions for new or existing problems. Den Haag, Zuid Holland
  • 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 own markets. Amsterdam
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 build global and scalable companies delivering data-intensive and delicious software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads European €5M Series A funding rounds. Since inception, the firm has raised three funds totaling €150M. Amsterdam, Helsinki & London
  • 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/or 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

Norway

  • Alliance Venture – Alliance Venture is a venture capital firm investing in exceptional early-stage tech companies, providing active support to entrepreneurs with global growth ambitions. Total capital under management is 850 MNOK (about 100 MUSD). Oslo
  • Farmhouse Capital – We typically write the first checks of 10-100kEUR, preferably co-investing with Norwegian and international angels, pre-seed, and seed investors. We have a soft spot for diverse teams and purpose-driven companies who share our passion for sustainability.  Oslo
  • Finstart Nordic – At Finstart we are passionate about supporting great businesses, either by building new ventures from scratch or by investing in and partnering with teams of exceptional founders. Oslo
  • Nordic Impact (Katapult World) – Nordic Impact invests in, supports and builds businesses and funds based around technology with a mission to have a positive impact on society and the planet. Our goal is to make impact investing mainstream and mobilize all business and capital towards solving the big problems in the world. All this while making great financial returns. Oslo
  • 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
  • Propagator.vc – prefers to invest in early-stage deep technology companies. Oslo
  • ProVenture – one of the leading seed and early-stage investors in Norway. Total capital under management is 925 MNOK. We provide capital and competence to accelerate growth for our investments. Our combined knowledge and experience from working with entrepreneurs provide us with a unique understanding of what it takes to succeed as a startup company. Sandnes
  • Tomorrow Today (2M2D) – Our strategy is to invest in two steps and we can participate in multiple funding rounds. Typically we’ll enter in the seed stage or the series-A round – determined on a case by case basis. We believe our strength is in the early stages of a company timeline where we can help founders sort out their roadmap, identify obstacles and most importantly be a great speaking partner.
  • 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

Poland

  • 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

Portugal

Romania

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

    • Active Partners – Since 2004 we have invested in 25 companies in two funds totaling €74m. In 2007, we created the Venturepreneurs’ Organisation, which promotes relationships between successful serial entrepreneurs investing in early-stage companies. Barcelona
    • All Iron Ventures – With ~€100Mn AUM, All Iron Ventures mainly invests in startups with marketplace, subscription, and e-commerce business models. All Iron Ventures has a preference for capital-efficient, revenue-driven companies located in both Europe and the Americas. Bilbao
    • Antai Venture BuilderCompany builder which founded several fast-growing startups with operations in more than ten countries in Europe and Latin America. Barcelona
    • Asabys Partners – a venture capital firm from Barcelona investing across the board in human healthcare. We are active in the health-tech and biopharma industries and aim to invest in Spain and abroad in highly innovative and transformative technologies. We are motivated by the idea of pushing the boundaries of science and medicine. We do this through the sourcing and financing of the most disruptive technologies, and through the collaboration with the best internal and external talents of our industry. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and seek to be involved in the building and management of our companies. Not just investors, we consider ourselves as partners and collaborators to our portfolio companies. Barcelona
    • Axon Partners Group – In its Investment Division, Axon manages c. $250m of AuM in its five funds in Southern Europe, Latin America, and India. Additionally, Axon is currently launching a Pan-European Fund-of-VC-Funds that will cover different stages across different sectors within the VC industry.
    • Bonsai Partners – BONSAI PARTNERS is a technology venture capital firm with a hybrid investment strategy focused on the unexploited secondary market. We aim to achieve superior returns by investing in high-growth companies with strong business models and excellent management through a mix of primary and secondary capital deployments. Our scope is centered on Spain, complemented by a minority share of Europe-wide investments. Madrid
    • Cabiedes & Partners – seed funding and early-stage investment services concentrated on eCommerce, Enterprise Software, Design, Fintech sectors. Madrid
    • Caixa Capital Risc – the venture capital division of ‘la Caixa’, a Spanish bank. Caixa Capital Risc manages more than €180M and invests in the early stages of innovative startups with a global vision. Caixa VC is interested in perceived emerging sectors: technology, digital industries, technologies for industry and life sciences. Barcelona
    • CLAVE MAYOR – a Spanish venture capital & private equity specializes in tech investments. With a strong knowledge of Universities and R&D institutes technology transfer process. We manage 10 investment funds and a wide portfolio of innovative companies in different sectors, highlighting Medtech and Health. We have launched during the last two years four new funds focused on Tech Transfer mainly linked to Universidad de Navarra and Universidad Politécnica de Valencia and other research ecosystems linked to the health sector.
    • HASTEN Ventures – a team of senior professionals with an extensive industrial background. We bring the knowledge and networks of contacts generated in years of experience in launching and managing new businesses. Having learned in large firms, we worked for top international companies and started our own companies too. Our scope is pan European, where we participate together with institutions, research organizations, investors, start-ups and corporations in making good businesses happen. We invest directly in companies through our own fund “Hasten seed fund” and operate different Open Innovation Platforms, such as Innolabs. We help Research Centers on Technology Transfer. And we work for Corporations and bigger Investors as M&A advisors bringing to them the best ventures.
    • Inveready – Investing through 4 verticals (Venture Capital in Digital Technology, Venture Capital in Life Sciences, Venture Debt and Hybrid Financing for quoted companies in growth markets), with +€330M of assets under management. Barcelona
    • Itnig Fund I – Through Itnig Fund I, we invest 100.000€ per company and we offer our support without getting in the middle. We focus on understanding the market opportunity and making sure we fully align with the team. We look for intuitive and fast movers, talent developers, hard workers, customer-oriented, bottom-line focused and growth-obsessed, all at the same time! Barcelona
    • JME Ventures – When we started a decade ago, we wanted to do some things differently. We believed that the key to delivering the best results was to become the best travel companion for entrepreneurs and be financially aligned with our investors. Madrid
    • Kibo Ventures – Kibo Ventures invests in early-stage internet and mobile startups, with a “Super Angel” approach. We look for companies in their early stages but do not invest in seed stages. We aim to grow our investment as the companies grow and develop. We invest initially from €250k to €750k. With our staged investment approach, we can reach up to €5m per company. Madrid
    • 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
    • Samaipata – We are an early-stage founder’s fund investing in marketplaces and digital brands across Europe. Madrid
    • Seaya Ventures – Seaya Ventures is a Venture Capital fund with €160M assets under management. Seaya invests in early and growth-stage Internet and technology-enabled businesses in Spain and Latin America, supporting them in their expansion and growth to become regional and global leaders. Seaya, founded in 2013, has invested through two funds, Seaya I and Seaya II, in 17 companies, among which are Cabify, Glovo or Spotahome. Madrid
    • UNINVEST  – a venture capital company that specializes in technology transfer. We invest in Start-ups / Spin-offs in the concept test, seed and start-up phase. Main sectors of activity: Agri-food, Industrial Biotechnology and Health Technologies. Stages: pre-seed, seed, startup.
    • VenturCap – a venture capital fund that invests both in startups and in companies in the growth phase. Sectors in which we invest: ECOMMERCE, HEALTH, TECHNOLOGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL.
    • Ysios Capital – private equity financing to early- and mid-stage human healthcare and life science companies with a special focus on pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. €200 million in assets under management distributed over two funds. Barcelona

Sweden

  • Alfvén & Didrikson – We are an active and long-term backer of passionate entrepreneurs and teams with international growth ambitions. Since the start in 2010, our team has focused on making investments in fast-growing Northern European companies. Stockholm
  • Almi Invest – invests in Swedish companies with exciting, scalable business models and motivated entrepreneurs. ALMI Invest consists of seven, regionally based venture capital funds, all with local offices and experienced local investment managers. We manage a total of SEK 1 billion. Stockholm
  • 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
  • Bonnier Ventures – While media is in our DNA, a common misconception about us is that we only look for companies with media affinity. On the contrary, we actively source for high-growth digital and technology companies in sectors including, but not limited to, Marketplaces, B2B, Digital Health and FinTech. Stockholm
  • Creandum – Seed and Series A investor with € 660m under management focused on software and data startups. Berlin & Stockholm
  • EQT Ventures – EQT Ventures is a multi-stage VC fund fuelled by some of the world’s most obsessive company builders, engineers, designers, marketers, data scientists and scaling experts from success stories such as Booking.com, King, Spotify, and Hotels.com. Recognizing that building a global success story takes more than just capital, EQT Ventures’​ operational experts are on hand to advise and support ambitious founders on their journeys to building global winners. Stockholm
  • Fairpoint Capital – We are an active investor that does minority investments in early growth stage companies, i.e. late seed to B round funding. Investments are typically made in sectors like AI, IoT, Cloud, Simulations, Robotics, Big Data, Computer Vision, XR, Autonomous Systems, Security, Additive Manufacturing, System Integration, and Materials. Stockholm
  • Haflo AB – We are a family fund that supports the dreams of innovative individuals. We believe that it takes more than funds to bring a great idea to life. Just like our entrepreneurs disrupt their industry, we disrupt the traditional form of investing. We are more than investors, we are a family, and treat our entrepreneurs as members of our family. Stockholm
  • Industrifonden – Industrifonden is a Nordic venture capital investor, focusing on early-stage technology and life science companies with international potential. Industrifonden is an evergreen fund with SEK 5 billion ($600 m) in assets, and we like to work long term with the team we invest in.  Stockholm
  • Innovestor – We are a Nordic early-stage venture capital investor, who actively offers direct co-investment opportunities and builds growth programs. Innovestor Ltd. is supervised by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority. Innovestor offices are located in Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Stockholm, and Moscow.
  • Kinnevik AB – Kinnevik is an industry-focused investment company with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our purpose is to build digital businesses that provide more and better choices. We do this by working in partnership with talented founders and management teams to create, develop and invest in fast-growing businesses in developed and emerging markets. We believe in delivering both shareholder and social value by building companies that contribute positively to society. Stockholm
  • Luminar Ventures – Luminar Ventures is a newly founded $60M Seed stage VC from Sweden. Founded by successful angel investors Magnus Bergman and Jacob Key, together with Sting, the leading startup platform in Sweden, the fund aims to provide experienced seed-stage financing and active operational support to Sweden based early-stage technology companies that are looking to disrupt or transform major industries with digital technologies and innovations Founding partners, Magnus Bergman and Jacob Key are both former serial entrepreneurs and active angel investors with a successful track record of founding and growing tech startups. Luminar’s core investment focus is on scalable digital seed-stage companies from Sweden, founded by highly motivated and talented entrepreneurs with a vision to disrupt or transform major industries. The fund is looking to lead larger seed rounds of $2-3M, but will also do early pre-seed investments in promising start-ups. Stockholm
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups to multiply their value through the power of Siemens. London, Munich, Paris & Stockholm
  • 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
  • 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
  • SEB Venture Capital –  Investments in the Nordics and Baltics primarily, but also UK and Germany. Stockholm
  • Spintop Ventures – Spintop Ventures is an investment firm founded in 2009 by accomplished entrepreneurs and executives from the technology sector. Our network of some 50+ tech sector entrepreneurs, executives and investors adds expert insights, key industry contacts and a unique pool of experience.
  • 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
  • Wellstreet – Wellstreet Group is an innovation and tech ecosystem that includes an investment company, a strategic consultancy firm and a venture building incubator. Since our inception back in 2016, we have been committed to delivering excellence in all four of our divisions: Ventures, Services, Digital and Capital. Stockholm

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 mainly 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 the company is fully owned by Lars Seier Christensen. 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.

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 start-ups scale from zero to category-defining multi-billion dollar businesses across 3 continents. Antwerp (Belgium), London (United Kingdom), Istanbul (Turkey)
  • INVENTURES – Inventures provides seed-level investment, technological partnership, and mentorship to entrepreneurial teams starting web and mobile-focused businesses. Istanbul

United Kingdom

  • 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
  • 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 difficult 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
  • 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 successfully expand their FINTECH businesses. 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/or 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 an easy and risk-managed way of investing in early-stage technology companies. Through portfolio diversification and (S)EIS tax reliefs we have mitigated the risk whilst 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. In addition, our investors have the ability to 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 large 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.
    London
  • Hummingbird Ventures – Often the first institutional investor, we’ve helped start-ups scale from zero to category-defining multi-billion dollar businesses across 3 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, but 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 own 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 in 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
  • 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
  • Next47a global venture firm backed by Siemens. We partner with industry-changing start-ups 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 invested companies that will benefit from the deep 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 build global and scalable companies delivering data-intensive and delicious software solutions. OpenOcean typically leads or co-leads European €5M Series A funding rounds. Since 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 businesses, primarily in Europe. London
  • Prehype – Our aim is 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. Now raising 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

European Venture Capital