Connect Ventures is a venture capital firm specialized in investments in seed, startup, series A, and early-stage companies. They are passionate about the power of product to transform people's lives, on a massive scale. They fundamentally believe that products made with love and loved by many are crucial factors for success and scale. So they have created a distinctive VC firm that is singularly focused on founders who are instinctive about the product.
Connect Ventures was founded in 2012 by Pietro Bezza and Bill Earner. The firm typically invests in mobile, internet, and digital media sectors. The firm typically invests in companies based throughout Europe. The firm prefers making investments between £0.20 million ($0.32 million) and £1 million ($1.60 million) in its portfolio companies. It also makes follow on investments through later stages of financing. The firm can either invest alone or along with other investors or as a syndicate. Connect Ventures is based in London, United Kingdom.
Their investment size ranges from £300K-£600k. They are also careful to maintain enough cash in reserve to participate in follow-on funding rounds.
Connect Ventures has made 62 investments. One of their investments was on Dec 11, 2018, when they invested €1.7M in Accountable.eu. Connect Ventures has raised a total of $91.8M across two funds, one of them being Connect Ventures Fund II. This fund was announced on Mar 1 2016, and raised a total of £50M.
Connect Ventures is a new venture capital fund investing in early-stage Internet and mobile businesses. They are based in London but invest throughout Europe. They take a hands-on approach to investing by helping companies think through what they need to do to scale quickly and by offering our expertise on product and marketing strategy.
They invest in mobile, Internet, and digital media businesses, areas where we have previous, proven expertise. They invest at an early stage and focus on seed investments. They allocate enough capital to follow their investments through later stages of financing as companies grow.
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