Atomico

Atomico

Atomico is a venture capital firm headquartered in London, England founded by Niklas Zennström in 2006, making series A and onwards investments in technology companies.

Atomico is a venture capital firm founded in 2006 by Niklas Zennström that is headquartered in London, England, and has offices around the world in Beijing, China; São Paulo, Brazil; Stockholm, Sweden; and Tokyo, Japan. The firm makes series A and onwards investments in technology companies looking to expand their global reach; primarily focusing its investments in European technology companies. Notable investments made by Atomico include: Supercell, Skype, The Climate Corporation, Xobni, and Memphis Meats.

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Funded Companies

Company
Description
Industry
Website
Location
Memphis Meats

Company making cultured meat based in San Francisco founded by Uma Valeti, Nicholas Genovese and Will Clem.

A business intelligence company offering an artificially intelligent analytics web-based software platform .

Wunderlist is a company that looks to provide a cloud-based task management application

A company developing semiconductor accelerators for artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Zocdoc is a company an online medical care appointment booking service.

Infarm is a developer of vertical farms designed for indoor growing.

Company developing software that helps physicians communicate with their patients. Their main product Chain SMS is used by medical office staff to send text messages for a variety of communications such as appointment reminders or to remind patients to take prescriptions.

The Climate Corporation (Climate) is a digital agriculture company that is a subsidiary of Bayer. The Climate Corporation, founded in 2006 and based in San Francisco, examines weather, soil and field data.

Biomedical Artificial Intelligence company helping doctors find breast cancer early and more accurately using deep learning.

Fab is an e-commerce company founded by Jason Goldberg.

Lilium is a Munich-based startup developing an on-demand, all-electric, vertical take-off and landing air taxi service.

Gengo is a Tokyo-based company founded by Robert W. Laing.

Ostrovok is an e-commerce company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Atomico Ventures III, L.P.
391,980,000
286,798,700
October 24, 2012
750,000,000
March 17, 2016
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Lasri

Associate

Alexis Bonte

Venture Partner

Alexis Dormandy

Partner

Andrew Crankshaw

Finance Director

Annalise Dragic

Senior Associate

Ben Blume

Associate

Benjamin Grol

Partner

Bryce Keane

Head of Communications

Camilla Richards

Head of Investor Relations

Carlos Pires

Partner

Carolina Brochado

Partner

Caroline Chayot

Partner

Carter Adamson

Venture Partner

Chris Barnes

Partner & COO

Chris Savvopoulos

Engineering Lead

Christine Fa

Associate

Dan Hynes

Partner

Eleanor Warnock

Communications Manager

Gunita Bhasin

Investor Relations Associate

Hillary Ball

Associate

Hiro Tamura

Partner

Irina Haivas

Principal

Jambu Palaniappan

Executive in Residence

Joen Bonnier

Partner

Kelly Poon

Partner

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Further reading

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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CEO
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Bebestore

Bitmovin

Bossa Studios

Chemist Direct

Cinemaki

CloudNC

Clutter

CMUNE

Compass

Connect Parts

Deca

DRIVETRIBE

Equal Media

EVRYTHNG

Fab

FarmDrop

Fat Lama

FON

Gengo

GoEuro

Graphcore

Gympass

Habito

Hailo

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Romain Dillet
August 31, 2020
TechCrunch
TechCrunch Disrupt is right around the corner. And this year, we're trying something different -- we're taking Disrupt virtual. That's why we're excited to announce that we used this opportunity to invite a slate of incredible European speakers to join TechCrunch on our virtual stage on September 14-18. It represents a great opportunity to learn [...]
Steve O'Hear
July 17, 2020
TechCrunch
Earlier this month, venture capitalist and former Spotify global director of marketing Sophia Bendz announced that she was leaving London-based Atomico to join Berlin's Cherry Ventures. Her stated reason for leaving the London VC firm -- which mainly does Series A and Series B rounds -- is that, having made the difficult transition from seasoned [...]
Steve O'Hear
July 1, 2020
TechCrunch
More personnel changes in European early-stage VC, this time it's the latest career move of former Spotify global director of marketing Sophia Bendz, who is leaving Atomico to join Berlin's Cherry Ventures. TechCrunch understands that the full Atomico staff are being informed of Bendz' departure at an all-hands currently taking place. Her stated reason for [...]
Steve O'Hear
June 17, 2020
TechCrunch
Onna, the "knowledge integration platform" (KIP) that counts Dropbox and Slack as backers, has raised $27 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Atomico, with participation from Glynn Capital. Previous investors Dawn Capital, Nauta Capital and Slack Fund also followed on. Founded in 2015, Barcelona and New York-based Onna integrates with a plethora [...]
Steve O'Hear
April 29, 2020
TechCrunch
European VC firm Atomico announced this week that it has hired Sasha Astafyeva as a new investment partner. Astafyeva previously spent three years as a principal at Felix Capital . In her new role, she'll lead "sourcing, due diligence, and management" of consumer tech companies, according to a company statement. Originally from Ukraine, Astafyeva was [...]
Steve O'Hear
April 27, 2020
TechCrunch
More personnel moves at Atomico. The European VC firm, founded by Skype's Niklas Zennström, has recruited Sasha Astafyeva as its new consumer-focused partner, and former-Googler Terese Hougaard as principal. Sasha Astafyeva (pictured left) previously spent three years as a principal at Felix Capital. In her new role as partner, she'll be leading "sourcing, due diligence, [...]
Steve O'Hear
February 18, 2020
TechCrunch
Atomico, the European venture capital firm founded by Skype's Niklas Zennström, has announced that it has closed its fifth fund -- "Atomico V" -- giving it another $820 million to invest in European startups. The London-headquartered VC firm's previous fund closed at $765 million, so this is an increase over three years ago. However, the [...]
Reuters Editorial
February 18, 2020
U.S.
Venture capital firm Atomico has closed its fifth fund with $820 million to invest in early-stage technology companies in Europe, a region it said had come of age in terms of innovation and opportunity.
Connie Loizos
January 18, 2020
TechCrunch
During this week's Democratic debate, there was a lot of talk, unsurprisingly, about ensuring the future of this country's children and grandchildren. Climate change was of particular interest to billionaire Tom Steyer, who said repeatedly that addressing it would be his top priority were he elected U.S. president. As it happens, earlier the same day, [...]
Connie Loizos
December 26, 2019
TechCrunch
If you haven't noticed, Europe's startup scene is in full bloom, with more than $30 billion deployed in startups across the continent over the last 12 months and more than 20 countries now home to a so-called unicorn company. Investors around the globe are jumping into the pool, too. Consider that the Ontario Municipal Employees [...]
Connie Loizos
December 7, 2019
TechCrunch
Atomico is among the most widely respected venture firms in Europe, ranking right up there with friendly rivals like Accel London and Index Ventures. It's also just 13 years old at this point, compared with its more established peers. It's easy to overlook this, considering the impact the firm has made on the European startup [...]
Andrii Degeler
November 22, 2019
Tech.eu
In this interview special episode recorded at Slush 2019, we've talked to Sophia Bendz, partner at Atomico, and Markus Villig, CEO and co-founder at Bolt.
Callum Burroughs
November 21, 2019
Business Insider
So far in 2019, $34.3 billion has been invested in European startups a record for the continent.
Romain Dillet
November 15, 2019
TechCrunch
SoftBank's Vision Fund has single-handedly changed the game when it comes to tech startup investment. And that's why I'm excited to announce that SoftBank Vision Fund investment director Carolina Brochado is joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. Carolina Brochado isn't a newcomer when it comes to VC investment. She's worked for years at Atomico in [...]
October 3, 2019
WebWire
TechCrunch, the leading technology media property dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news, today announced 20 participants will compete in Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Each year, the event brings together tech titans, noted thought leaders and experienced entrepreneurs to offer unique insights into industry topics-of-the-moment. At the very heart of TechCrunch Disrupt, Startup Battlefield launch...
Steve O'Hear
June 10, 2019
TechCrunch
Spacemaker, a Norway-based startup that's created AI software to help property developers and architects make better design decisions, has picked up $25 million in Series A funding. The round is jointly led by Atomico and Northzone, with participation from investors in property and construction tech including Danish property developer NREP, Nordic property developer OBOS, and [...]
Steve O'Hear
March 19, 2019
TechCrunch
Peakon, the Denmark headquartered "employee retention platform," has raised a further $35 million in funding. Described as a Series B extension, the round is led by European venture capital firm Atomico, with backing from existing investors, including EQT Ventures, IDInvest Partners, Ba...
Jordan Crook
March 13, 2019
TechCrunch
Automation Hero, formerly SalesHero, has secured $14.5 million in new funding led by Atomico, with participation by Baidu Ventures and Cherry Ventures. As part of the deal, Atomico principal Ben Blume will join the company's board of directors. The automation startup launched in 2017 as Sales...
Steve O'Hear
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TechCrunch
Atomico, the European venture capital firm founded by Skype's Niklas Zennström, sometimes feels like it's on a perpetual hiring and promotions spree, even if a number of partners have also departed over the years. Most recently, in November Sophia Bendz, the former Spotify Global Director of ...
Steve O'Hear
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TechCrunch
The Nordic Web Ventures, the 'pre-seed' investment firm founded by Neil Murray in late 2017, has raised a second fund to continue backing very early-stage startups within the Nordic ecosystem. The remit of the new "Fund II" is largely unchanged from the first fund, promising...
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