Pan-European seed fund firstminute hits a final fund close of $100M

New UK early stage VC firstminute Capital launched in June last year to the tune of $60m, with European VC Atomico as its first cornerstone investor. They were joined by 30 unicorns founders from Euro

Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps. The startup says it has ac

Two giant European VCs want founders to give more equity to employees

European VCs are getting tired, and who can blame them. Europe’s startup industry has boomed in the last ten years, and no-one can say it isn’t a world away from what it was in previous decades. H

Ten years on: Seedcamp outs new £41M seed fund and says it’s ready to invest in tokens

The London-based VC firm recently sold its first two funds to Draper Esprit, and today is announcing the first close of a new £41 million fund, double the size of its last. This year the VC is also c

Publicly-listed UK VC Draper Esprit acquires Seedcamp’s Fund I & II for $23.6M

Following on from its announcement that it would invest in other early-stage VC firms in Europe, and doing so by investing in the UK’s Seedcamp, and Episode 1 Partners, Draper Esprit, the publicly-l

Draper Esprit invests in early-stage VCs Seedcamp and Episode 1

<a target="_blank" href="">Draper Esprit</a>, the <a target="_blank" href=""

Gear up for Disrupt Berlin’s Startup Battlefield and apply today

One dozen days. That’s how much time you have left to apply for the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017. If you want to introduce your early-stage company to the world, there’s no better pl

Seedcamp sells part of its stake in European unicorn TransferWise

<a target="_blank" href="">Seedcamp</a>, an early backer of TransferWise, has sold part of its stake in the London-based money transfer startup, in a Secondary dealing that may we

Juro gets $750k to optimize sales contract workflow

London-based startup Juro, which is applying machine learning to help businesses speed up authoring and management of their sales contracts, has closed a $750,000 (£615k) seed round, with investors i

European VCs say Brexit is already impacting where new founders base their startups

This afternoon, at TechCrunch Disrupt London, Frederic Court of Felix Capital, Sonali De Rycker of Accel and Reshma Sohoni of Seedcamp didn’t mince words when it comes to whether Brexit will

500 Startups and Seedcamp back hairdresser booking app Rock Pamper Scissors

London-based hairdresser booking app <a target="_blank" href="">Rock Pamper Scissors</a> has picked up £1.2 million in backing from U.S.-based 500 Startups and Eu

Much Better Adventures, The U.K. Travel Startup, Raises £400K And Expands To Cycling

Seedcamp-backed travel startup, <a target="_blank" href="">Much Better Adventures</a>, which lets you book 'active holidays' with independent providers, has raised £40

Seedcamp’s New Portfolio Analysis Maps Europe’s Flourishing Tech Scene

Back in September 2007 I attended a startup pitch event held in a London university lecture theatre. The surroundings weren’t plush. The slightly musty lecture theatre didn’t hint at the a

Stealthy London Startup Curve Raises $2M From Notable Fintech Backers

Stealthy London-based fintech startup Curve has closed a $2 million seed round from a rather notable list of early backers.

Household Expenses App Splittable Raises $1.2M Funding

<a target="_blank" href="">Splittable</a>, the London-based startup that makes an app to help <a href="

Seedcamp Bolsters Operational Support, Hires Experts In B2B, Product, Growth, PR And Recruitment

As pre-seed and seed funding increasingly becomes a commodity, even in more modest Europe, something has to give. That something is VCs offering and talking up what they call 'operational support' for

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

<a target="_blank" href="">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

Getting Into An Accelerator Is More Than Just Luck

Everyone is familiar with Y Combinator and TechStars, but not as many people know about Seedcamp. It is arguably the most prominent startup acceleration program in Europe and it has helped some of the

UK Analytics Startup Formisimo Raises £350K To Make Online Forms Suck Less

<a target="_blank" href="">Formisimo</a>, the UK-based web form analytics startup, has raised a £350,000 seed round. Backers include the North West Fund, two unnamed London an

Futurelytics Gets $800K From Index And More So That Small Enterprises Can Access Big Data, Too

Big data analytics has given large enterprises a way of analysing historical and real-time data to monitor their business' performance, and to better predict what might happen next. Now, a startup out
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