Connect Ventures

Meet the judges for the TechCrunch London Meetup + Pitch-off

On July 19 we’re hosting the London TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off — it’s our chance to formally connect with the UK’s great entrepreneurs and showcase some new up-and-coming startups

Index And Connect Ventures Back Marvel To Let You Turn Sketches Into Mobile App Prototypes

<a target="_blank" href="http://marvelapp.com/">Marvel</a>, the U.K. startup that lets you turn sketches into mobile app “prototypes”, has picked up a new $2 million 'seed extension' round of fund

Knyttan Raises £2M To Disrupt Garment Production With 3D Printer-Styled Knitting Machines

Knyttan, the London-based on-demand fashion startup and graduate of Techstars London, has picked up £2 million in seed funding to help it disrupt the garment production industry. London-based Connect

Space Ape Games, Maker Of Samurai Siege, Grabs $7M Series C

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.spaceapegames.com">Space Ape Games</a>, the London-based mobile games developer behind Samurai Siege -- a game that has seen 10 million downloads since launch just

After Surviving A Wonga Loan, Marvel Raises $820K To Let You Turn Sketches Into App Prototypes

Back in April, <a target="_blank" href="https://marvelapp.com">Marvel</a> -- the UK startup that lets you turn sketches into app "prototypes" -- had just one and half month's runway left after burning

London VC Love-In: Index, Balderton, Eden, Passion Capital & Others Holding Joint Office Hours This Week

<em>A bit like waiting for a London bus, you wait forever to pitch a London VC, and then eleven turn up at once.</em> In what appears to be somewhat unprecedented, and perhaps signals a new era of

Facebook Commerce Startup Ondango Picks Up €500K To Turn More Likes Into Buys

To date, Facebook has focused the majority of its revenue efforts on ads, and, to a lesser extent, payment services around apps that run on its social platform. But Facebook commerce, where users buy

European VC Connect Ventures Launches With $22M Fund. Secret Sales Gets The First Helping: $487K

Make way for another VC firm in Europe: Today sees the launch of <a href="http://www.connectventures.co.uk">Connect Ventures</a>, a new London based fund that will focus on seed and Series A stages in