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VC Firm Sequoia To Put Down Roots In Europe's Startup Scene

Venture capital firm Sequoia famously once only backed startups within bicycle distance of its Silicon Vally offices. Now the firm's investing heavily in its European presence.
Read by 60% of LPs October 21, 2020

As Startups Accelerate In Record Q3, Europe And Asia Rack Up Huge VC Results

The two continents enjoyed more venture capital investment into their local startups than in some time, underscoring that strong VC results the U.S. saw in the third quarter were not a fluke, but part of a broader trend.
Read by 78% of LPs July 31, 2020

Startups In Eastern Europe Tap Public Money As Private Investors Bail

The episode underlines how some publicly-backed venture firms are stepping up to keep seed money flowing to infant companies in former communist countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary as private investors retreat from the region's nascent startup scene.
Read by 65% of LPs June 03, 2020

Apple's Former Europe Boss Raising $88M To Invest In Startups

Pascal Cagni, who was head of Apple in Europe from 2000 to 2012, said the fund will be used to back entrepreneurs who prove they can survive and excel in the age of the coronavirus.
Read by 36% of LPs April 17, 2020

Impact Of COVID-19 On 2020 Startup Investments, IPOs

The start of the pandemic in China resulted in a private investment crisis in that country, as January and February saw a 50-percent drop in venture capital investing in China compared to the rest of the world. Now the investment freeze is moving across Europe and the United States.
Read by 32% of LPs April 17, 2020

After Market Storm, Hedge Funds Launch To Catch The Recovery Wave

At least eight European hedge funds are launching portfolios betting on a recovery in corporate debt and emerging markets after the coronavirus pandemic triggered the biggest market rout in a generation.
Read by 80% of LPs April 15, 2020

Europe's VC Industry Faces A Covid Cash Crunch In 2020

European funds will be challenged in the coming months as corporates will be skittish in funding their existing commitments and families and individuals have to put themselves first in managing their own cashflows and this will most certainly lead to lowered valuations and fewer term sheets.
Read by 70% of LPs March 24, 2020

Asia's Private Equity Hunts For Gems In The Time Of Coronavirus

As the COVID-19 outbreak and the seeming failure of governments in the key economies of the U.S., U.K., and Europe to check its spread roil markets globally, some private investors are already scoping out hidden opportunities.
Read by 34% of LPs February 26, 2020

London Venture Capital Leads Europe As It Doubles Funding

With the UK in such a dominant position, it'll be interesting to see whether Brexit will have a material impact on venture capital activity in the year ahead.
Read by 30% of LPs January 30, 2020

European Dealmaking Is Showing No Signs Of Slowing Down

There were hints that the European venture capital ecosystem was booming, but we now have cold, hard data to support them.
Read by 57% of LPs