One of the earliest angel investors in CityMapper, the London based journey mapping app which has gone on to raise $50m in 3 rounds of funding, says that 3 months on, he believes Brexit has left the nation “in limbo” and falling behind countries such as Germany, France and Sweden but that a post Brexit world “will only reinforce the digital bonds the start-up community has built across Europe over the last 20 years and more.”
One of Europe’s most active VC investors, DN Capital has made more than 100 investments into 60+ early stage start-ups through seed or growth stage rounds, often to enable start-ups to scale internationally. The firm prides itself on its “start-up mentality” and are searching for the next Google,
Online office catering platform City Pantry have raised £1.1m of funding from the part tax payer funded Angel CoFund and the London Co Investment Fund.
The company puts corporate caterers in touch with office managers or event organisers offering either one-off catering or a “meal plan” subscription service to provide regular food delivery.
High achieving entrepreneurs behind the growth of some of the UK’s most promising and successful start-ups are being asked to give something back to the eco-system they helped develop by acting as mentors to 25 high growth, UK-based tech founders.
A little later than we anticipated (sorry folks), the final part in our “London’s top VC’s” series. A few weeks ago we decided to research 5 different sized VC’s, with different areas of expertise, contrasting investment targets and sizes, and different kinds of internal cultures and investment strategies.
Haggerston Times has been blogging all week about some of London’s top VC firms, to try to help founders understand who they should be sending their business plans to, and paint a picture of where VC’s fit into the start-up eco-system. All the research conducted has been done purely by us based on what was available online and our opinions are entirely subjective.