Ventech

  • Paris-Based Ventech Close To Closing €100M Fund To Invest In Europe And BRICs

    Paris-Based Ventech Close To Closing €100M Fund To Invest In Europe And BRICs

    Paris-based VC Ventech is in the process of closing its fourth fund. Called Ventech Capital F, the new vehicle is aiming to be a €100 million fund ($130M). It’s raised 75 percent of the final target so far from the European Investment Fund, Natixis Private Equity, CDC Entreprises (which invests on behalf of FSI France Investissement), Malakoff Médéric, several entities of BPCE… Read More

  • Social games publisher Pixonic raises $5m

    Social games publisher Pixonic raises $5m

    Although this isn’t on the same level as Wooga’s $24m Series B round announced today, it’s more evidence that social gaming remains a hot space. Pixonic, the social games publisher, has raised a $5 million round from VCs Ventech, Kite Ventures, and TA Ventures. This follows earlier funding of $1m secured last year. The new investment will be used to expand the Russian… Read More

  • Online travel company Oktogo.ru raises $5m

    Online travel company Oktogo.ru raises $5m

    Russia’s Oktogo.ru, the online travel company and hotel aggregator, has raised $5m. The round was led by Mangrove Capital, while ABRT and French fund Ventech VC also participated. Additionally, the founder of OLX, Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin of IG Expansion will be joining the board. The new investment will be used by Oktogo to pick up more Russian hotels as customers (7,000… Read More

  • Withings scores 3 million euros for the tweeting wifi scale and more

    Withings scores 3 million euros for the tweeting wifi scale and more

    Withings, the Paris-based company behind the famous tweeting wifi body scale, has just scored 3 million euros from French VC firm, Ventech. It’s the company’s first round of funding and will be used primarily for the development of 2 new products, which should come out within the next 6 months. For anyone who isn’t already familiar with the company’s first product… Read More

  • The Tweeting Wifi Body Scale Scores 3 Million Euros

    Withings, the Paris-based company behind the famous tweeting wifi body scale, has just scored 3 million euros from French VC firm, Ventech. It’s the company’s first round of funding and will be used primarily for the development of 2 new products, which should come out within the next 6 months. For anyone who isn’t already familiar with the company’s first product… Read More

  • Ventech invests €1.5 million in chic online sales depot VestiaireDeCopines

    Ventech invests €1.5 million in chic online sales depot VestiaireDeCopines

    It seems that French VCs love e-commerce and after the acquisition of PriceMinister for roughly €200 million last week, it’s probably more understandable than ever. So French VC Ventech didn’t waste any time and just announced a €1.5 million investment in VestiaireDeCopines, a chic online sales depot. Launched officially in October 2009, the site is essentially a marketplace… Read More