Octopus Ventures

Octopus Ventures hits 10, with an international push and a healthy rack of exits

Back in the mists of 2014 we revealed how one of the UK’s most active venture investment funds operated. To this day Octopus Ventures continues to rub shoulders with the most active institutional VC

Elvie pulls in $6M Series A to build a global female health tech brand

The UK startup behind a connected kegel exerciser called Elvie is today announcing a $6 million Series A round led by European VC firm Octopus Ventures. Female focused VC AllBright is also joining the

London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

Accelerators have been all the rage for the last 10 years in tech, but tech investors tend not to launch them in addition to their normal investment strategies. However, London-based Octopus Investmen

Europe’s Octopus Ventures tops up early stage fund with further £100M

London-based VC firm Octopus Ventures has topped up its evergreen early stage startup investment fund with another £100 million, bringing the total backing the fund to more than £400 million. It say

Property Partner lands £15.9M to scale up real estate crowdfunding platform

In any conversation I have about London's fintech space, property crowdfunding platform <a target="_blank" href="http://www.propertypartner.co/">Property Partner</a> is almost certain to come up. The

Uniplaces Raises $24M In Series A Funding From Atomico And Angels

Last year Uniplaces, startup founded back in 2012 which runs an online booking platform focused on student accommodation, pulled in £2.2 million ($3.5 million) in Series A funding led by Octopus Inve

StreetHub Raises Further $2.6M, Launches Trouva To Curate And Sell Items From Indie Shops And Boutiques

<a target="_blank" href="http://StreetHub.com">StreetHub</a>, the U.K. startup that's helping independent shops and boutiques be discovered and sell online, has raised a further $2.6 million in fundin

Octopus Launches $140 Million Growth Fund For Later-Stage Euro Startups

London-based Octopus Ventures, which last year revealed it had a $91.3 million early stage fund, is today launching a new, separate, $140 million fund designed to providing growth capital to “su

Property Partner Raises £5.2M To Let Anybody Invest In The UK ‘Buy-To-Rent’ Real Estate Market

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.propertypartner.co/">Property Partner</a> is a London-based startup that lets anybody invest in the 'buy to let' market (as it's called here in the UK) starting fro

Octopus and YFM invest £3.95m in Bluebell, incorporates Callstream along the way

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Ex-Amazon Europe VP Simon Murdoch joins Octopus Ventures

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0003/0350/30350v1-max-250x250.png" title="Octopus" class="shot" width="137" height="87" />Former Amazon Europe Vice-President, investor