atomico ventures

  • Atomico invests €350,000 in simple file-sharing startup Ge.tt

    Atomico invests €350,000 in simple file-sharing startup Ge.tt

    Atomico, the venture capital firm founded by Skype founder Niklas Zennström, has invested 350,000 euros in Denmark-based Ge.tt, which offers an eponymous Web-based file sharing service. Ge.tt is simple, clean, and useful. Like many file-sharing services, Ge.tt makes it easy for people to shoot files to the cloud so they can be shared with others, all from a browser-based application. Read More

  • Atomico Invests €350,000 In Simple File-Sharing Startup Ge.tt

    Atomico Invests €350,000 In Simple File-Sharing Startup Ge.tt

    Atomico, the venture capital firm founded by Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, has invested 350,000 euros in Denmark-based Ge.tt, which offers an eponymous Web-based file sharing service. Ge.tt is simple, clean, and useful. Like many file-sharing services, Ge.tt makes it easy for people to shoot files to the cloud so they can be shared with others, all from a browser-based… Read More

  • Atomico, Conway, And Founders Fund Put $10 Million Into Quid; Max Levchin Joins Board

    Atomico, Conway, And Founders Fund Put $10 Million Into Quid; Max Levchin Joins Board

    Quantitative analysis startup Quid is getting a major vote of confidence and $10 million in a seed round from a raft of serious investors. Niklas Zennstrom’s Atomico Ventures, Ron Conway’s SV Angel, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Endeavour Vision, Infocomm Investments, and Korean investor Charles Lho all invested in the series C financing. (Founders Fund and Lho were… Read More

  • Angry Birds Maker Rovio Raises $42 Million From Accel, Atomico And Felicis

    Angry Birds Maker Rovio Raises $42 Million From Accel, Atomico And Felicis

    Rovio, the Finnish entertainment media company who famously operates the Angry Birds franchise, has raised $42 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by Accel Partners and Atomico Ventures, the VC firm created by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, who will be joining Rovio’s board. ‘Super angel fund’ Felicis Ventures also participated. Currently, Angry Birds is… Read More

  • Siine lands £550,000, aims to change the way we type on touch-screen keyboards

    Siine lands £550,000, aims to change the way we type on touch-screen keyboards

    Siine, a Spain/UK-based developer of software that aims to change the way we communicate using touch-screen phones and tablets, has raised £550,000 (roughly $880,000) in seed funding from Atomico Ventures, the investment vehicle established by Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis. The company says it has created unique systems that make it easier for people to type and transfer… Read More

  • Siine Lands $880,000, Aims To Change The Way We Type On Touch-Screen Keyboards

    Siine, a Spain/UK-based developer of software that aims to change the way we communicate using touch-screen phones and tablets, has raised £550,000 (roughly $880,000) in seed funding from Atomico Ventures, the investment vehicle established by Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis. The company says it has created unique systems that make it easier for people to type and transfer… Read More

  • Online fashion community Fashiolista raises $500,000 from Atomico

    Online fashion community Fashiolista raises $500,000 from Atomico

    Online fashion site Fashiolista.com, which was launched in The Netherlands last year at The Next Web conference, has secured over $500,000 in seed funding from Atomico Ventures. Basically, Fashiolista relies on its members to create a catalog of fashion items online. Via a bookmarklet or browser extension, users can ‘like’ fashion items wherever they find them on the web, thus… Read More

  • Online Fashion Community Fashiolista Raises $500,000 From Atomico

    Online fashion site Fashiolista.com, which was launched in The Netherlands last year at The Next Web conference, has secured over $500,000 in seed funding from Atomico Ventures. Basically, Fashiolista relies on its members to create a catalog of fashion items online. Via a bookmarklet or browser extension, users can ‘like’ fashion items wherever they find them on the web, thus… Read More

  • Zattikka raises $5.5m for its browser and mobile social games

    Zattikka raises $5.5m for its browser and mobile social games

    Zattikka, the browser and mobile games company, has announced that its raised $5.5m through its parent company Expedite 5, Inc. The new round of funding is being led by Notion Capital and a group of private investors which include Harald Ludwig, co-chair of Lionsgate Entertainment. Ludwig will also join Zattikka’s Board. The London-based startup previously received seed funding from… Read More

  • Atomico Ventures Raises $165m Fund For European Startups

    Good news for startups in Europe. Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, through their Atomico Ventures vehicle, have raised a new $165m fund for investing in “disruptive” early-stage European tech companies, reports the FT. The London-based VC firm, founded in 2006 by the duo, will focus on early-stage software and internet companies that have the potential to be… Read More

  • Niklas Zennström Talks European Entrepreneurship At Le Web 2009

    Niklas Zennström Talks European Entrepreneurship At Le Web 2009

    Niklas Zennström, half of the infamous duo that started companies like Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, took the stage at the Le Web conference this afternoon to talk innovation in Europe and the lessons he’s learned as a European entrepreneur for the last 9 years. Zennström said he found it encouraging to find that so many European entrepreneurs and startups are busy building… Read More

  • Jolicloud Raises $4.2M From Atomico, Mangrove; Zennström Takes Board Seat

    Jolicloud Raises $4.2M From Atomico, Mangrove; Zennström Takes Board Seat

    On the very same day that a certain search and Internet advertising giant based in Mountain View, California has made public its plans to soon bring to market an open-source operating system that it hopes will give Microsoft a run for its money when it comes to powering the netbooks of this world, a lone startup from Paris, France has raised millions in financing to do exactly the same thing. Read More

  • Jolicloud Raises $4.2 Million, Niklas Zennström And Gilles Samoun Join Board

    On the very same day that a certain search and Internet advertising giant based in Mountain View, California has made public its plans to soon bring to market an open-source operating system that it hopes will give Microsoft a run for its money when it comes to powering the netbooks of this world, a lone startup from Paris, France has raised millions in financing to do exactly the same thing. Read More