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Draper Esprit

Draper Esprit

A venture capital firm in London that focuses on investing in European companies through seed, series A and secondary transaction sources of financing.

Draper Esprit is a venture capital firm in London that focuses on investing in European companies through seed, series A and secondary transaction sources of financing. Founded 2006 in London, England, United Kingdom by Simon Cook and Stuart Chapman, it invests in early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series B, series A, series C and debt financing. Its portfolio companies include Revolut, Sweepr, Decibel, Freetrade, and RavenPack. As of February 2020, Draper Esprit has made 138 investments. Their most recent investment was on November 21, 2019, when Decibel raised $17M. Draper Esprit has had 34 exits, the most notable of which include Pod Point, Horizon Discovery, and Grapeshot. Draper Esprit has raised four funds, their latest being Seedcamp Fund II. This fund was announced on January 1, 2011 and raised a total of €5.2M.

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Anna Heim
August 3, 2021
TechCrunch
'Draper Esprit's model enables it to deploy them right back into new investments, ensuring more of Europe's best startups can raise funding.'
Anna Heim
August 3, 2021
TechCrunch
Draper Esprit, another British venture capital firm, moved from the AIM to the LSE proper, with a secondary listing on Euronext Dublin.
JD Alois
June 10, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ 10T Leads $380 Million Funding of Ledger, Draper Esprit Joins Round. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
FinSMEs
May 21, 2021
FinSMEs
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Mike Butcher
May 20, 2021
TechCrunch
Cervest - a startup with a platform that claims to quantify climate risk across multiple decades and threats down to the asset level - has raised a $30 million Series A round led by Draper Esprit. Previous investors Astanor Ventures, Lowercarbon Capital (Chris Sacca), and Future Positive Capital also participated in the round, and were [...]
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