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U.S. Venture Capitalists Plough $5.3B Into European Startups

U.S. investors are coming into later-stage funding rounds to help get a stake in some of Europe's most exciting tech companies, and it could also be a sign that Silicon Valley is too expensive.
Read by 35% of LPs July 25, 2019

The Future Of Startups Is In Europe

Europe's startup scene has long existed in the shadow of Silicon Valley, which has gone unchallenged as the world's number one startup ecosystem. The balance is tentatively starting to shift, with a plethora of new and exciting tech hubs rising up all across Europe, and global trends finally shifting.
Read by 50% of LPs July 11, 2019

Diversity In UK VC Firms Remains Shockingly Low

Research from campaign group Diversity VC has found that representation of women at the top of the UK's venture capital industry has remained static since 2017, with women accounting for just 13% of senior-level roles.
Read by 51% of LPs March 20, 2019

15 European Fintechs VCs Think Will Blow Up In 2019

There have been some major new trends in the market, such as open banking, the rise of compliance, and a big move towards insurance technology.
Read by 49% of LPs February 20, 2019

Entrepreneur First The Index VC Fund

The EF hypothesis sounds simple: get enough smart and motivated people together in a cohort and give them the opportunity (time, access to funds, etc.) to start businesses together and some of them will succeed... bigly.
Read by 30% of LPs November 01, 2018

Investors Bank On Women For Financial, Social Gains

Investments that help women and girls has surged to a record high in the past year and is on the cusp of going mainstream. There are signs that business is increasingly open to so-called "gender lens investing."
Read by 72% of LPs July 16, 2018

Proportunity Offers 'Help To Buy' Loans Based On Predicting Future House Prices

Proportunity, a London-based startup and Entrepreneur First alumni, wants to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder earlier or purchase a home more to their liking. The company, which recently became an FCA authorized mortgage lender, uses machine learning to accurately forecast future house prices and the areas of London that will see the highest growth in the next few years.
Read by 37% of LPs April 18, 2018

Europe's Biggest VC Firms Welcome Virtual Currencies

Some of Europe's biggest venture capital firms are buying into sales of new virtual coins or asking their investors to give them the freedom to do so, in a sign of mainstream investor backing for the booming but controversial crowd-funding tool.
Read by 52% of LPs April 17, 2018

Pension Funds Urge Companies To Set Ambitious Emission Targets

European pension funds are among a $1T-strong group of institutional investors calling on companies to set greenhouse gas emission targets that will help achieve the goals of the Paris agreement on climate change.
Read by 67% of LPs April 10, 2018

EU To Pump $2.6B Into VC Funds To Close Investment Gap With U.S.

Hoping to give Europe’s surging startup ecosystem a shot of adrenaline, the European Union announced the creation of a massive new fund-of-funds program dubbed VentureEU.
Read by 72% of LPs