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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 62% 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 77% 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 50% 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 55% 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 30% 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 30% 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 41% of LPs March 26, 2018

Europe's $38B Carbon Market Is Finally Doing Its Job

Europe's carbon market is finally starting to work the way it was intended, reining in pollution with a minimum of squealing from industry. Thirteen years after it was created to limit carbon-dioxide emissions, prices for the allowances are rising.
Read by 41% of LPs March 18, 2018

Holland VC Fundraising Environment Remains 'Pretty Healthy'

Many of the approximately 50 investors in the Holland-based venture capital fund are individuals who invested previously in startups spun out of Genesis Innovation Group LLC, a Holland-based developer of emerging medical device technologies whose partners formed cultivate last fall.
Read by 60% of LPs March 08, 2018

View Of Dalio's Europe Bet Is Misleading, Says Bridgewater Research Head

The head of investment research at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s biggest hedge fund, said the perception of the firm’s recent wagers against certain European equities is off-base.
Read by 48% of LPs