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BlueYard Capital

BlueYard Capital

BlueYard is a European venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage enterprises.

Company Overview

BlueYard Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in founders with transforming ideas that decentralize markets, empower users, and liberate data. BlueYard is based in Berlin, invests across Europe and is closely tied to the US.

History

Ciaran O'leary and Jason Whitmire founded BlueYard Capital in 2016, and the company is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. BlueYard is a thesis-driven firm that backs founders decentralizing markets, empowering users and liberating data.

Investments

BlueYard Capital has made 20 investments. One such investment was on Oct 9, 2018, when they invested $19M in Pitch.

BlueYard Capital has raised a total of $240M across 2 funds, their latest being BlueYard Capital Fund II. This fund was announced on Jan 2, 2019, and raised a total of $120M. The venture capital firm competes with OpenOcean, Lakestar, and EQT Ventures.

Investment funds

BlueYard Capital raised $120 million for their first investment fund called the 'early-stage' fund for making seed and series A investments in companies based in the United States and Europe that are developing technology-based products and services. 

Timeline

January 2, 2019

BlueYard Capital Fund II

$120M.

October 9, 2018

Pitch.

$19M

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