Eight Roads Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm active in ventures, principal investments and real estate that is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and was founded in 2008. Eight Roads Ventures is a sub-organization of Fidelity International. According to the companies website (as of September 2019), the firm has 140 investment professionals in the companies ecosystem, 10 offices, and has invested in over 300 companies.
On March 20, 2018 Eight Road Ventures completed raising money for their European fund with a total of $375 million in capital. The company will use the funds to make series B and series C investments in 10 to 20 companies operating in Europe and Israel with an average investment size between $10-30 million. Sectors of particular interest to Eight Road Ventures for their European fund are: enterprise, consumer, financial technology, and healthcare information technology. One of the managing partners of Eight Roads Ventures, Devor Hebel, made the following statements regarding the companies European fund:
We are very excited about the health of the European ecosystem. We see more and more best young talent deciding to choose their career in entrepreneurship, and we see more and more early-stage funds popping up in different regions. And our strong belief is that there is no one place where great European companies are going to come up.
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