LocalGlobe

LocalGlobe

A venture capital and private equity firm in London, England.

LocalGlobe is a venture capital and private equity firm founded in 1999 by Robin and Saul Klein and is headquartered in London, England. LocalGlobe invests in companies operating in the following industries: energy, creative industries, property, fashion, finance, food, education, insurance, security, health, travel, and transport. Notable companies receiving funding from LocalGlobe include TransferWise, Zoopla, LOVEFiLM, Improbable., Wonga, VIO Technology, Eastnine, Betaworks Studios, Asteroid, Breedr, Robinhood, and FloodFlash Insurance.

Investment funds

Seed fund

On June 12, 2019 LocalGlobe completed raising $115 million in funding for their seed fund. the company plans on using their Seed fund to make seed investments.

Latitude

On June 12, 2019 LocalGlobe completed raising $180 million in funding for their Latitude fund. The company plans on making investments that are series B or later with their Latitude fund, and only invest on companies previously receiving funding from LocalGlobe.

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A technology company offering a platform for residential property investments.

A software company creating a technology that allows augmented reality content and services to be tied to precise, real locations. It is located in London, England and was founded in 2016.

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.

A company that specializes in remote video analytics. It is located in London, England and was founded in 2016.

Automata is a technology company working to automate physical work. It is based in London, England and was founded in 2015.

Kano provides a system of kits and coding platform that enables users to develop apps, games, and music.

Beamery is a London-based company founded by Abakar Saidov, Sultan Murad Saidov and Michael Paterson.

Jobbatical is a Estonia-based recruitment company.

VOI is a dockless electric scooter-share company based in Stockholm, Sweden.

M-kopa is a Nairobi-based solar energy company offering pay-as-you-go renewable energy for off-grid customers.

Customizable knitwear fashion company

A biotech startup specialized in microbiome understanding to provide analysis for agricultural and industrial processes.

Dataform is a company that provides software to data teams to manage and organize data across their company. Dataform is based in the UK

Zego is a London-based insurance company.

Signal AI is a Brooklyn-based artificial intelligence company founded in 2013.

Covee Network is a Switzerland-based data science company founded by Marcel Dietsch, Raphael Schoettler and Jochen Krause.

Residently is transforming home rentals, removing friction, wasted time, and cost to both landlords and tenants.

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George Henry

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Robin Klein

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Saul Klein

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Steve O'Hear
July 9, 2020
TechCrunch
Radix, a U.K. startup that's building a decentralised finance protocol on which new financial apps can connect and be built on top of, has raised $4.1 million in new funding. Backing the company, which counts the Ethereum network and a number of other "DeFi" projects as competitors, is London-based seed-stage VC LocalGlobe and TransferWise co-founder [...]
Mike Butcher
April 16, 2020
TechCrunch
Early-stage companies often have trouble dealing with the amount of data that can run through the organization, especially as it grows. Large sums are spent on data software, dislocated data, dealing with data pipelines. All of which involve data warehousing, cleaning tools and a visualization platform. Count is a startup that is an attempt to [...]
Natasha Lomas
January 17, 2020
TechCrunch
London-based seed fund LocalGlobe is incredibly active at the early-stage end of the startup pipeline with a broad focus across multiple sectors and areas, including health. We interviewed partner Julia Hawkins about the opportunities and risks related to femtech investing in light of the fund's early backing for Ferly, a female-founded startup with a subscription [...]
Kim Darrah
December 3, 2019
Sifted
A hand-picked selection of some of the most prominent angel investors in Europe, featuring Xavier Niel, Oleg Tscheltzoff and Jacques Antoine-Granjon.
Mike Butcher
October 26, 2019
TechCrunch
Zamna -- which uses a blockchain to securely share and verify data between airlines and travel authorities to check passenger identities -- has raised a $5m seed funding round led by VC firms LocalGlobe and Oxford Capital, alongside Seedcamp, the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF), Telefonica, and a number of angel investors. Participation has also come [...]
Connie Loizos
June 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Seven months ago, TechCrunch's Steve O'Hear reported that LocalGlobe had begun the fundraising process for two separate funds. The London-based seed-stage venture firm was raising yet another seed-stage venture fund, O'Hear said at the time; he also noted that LocalGlobe was also expect to raise its first opportunities fund. Fast-forward and today, the firm, founded [...]
Steve O'Hear
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TechCrunch
Eastnine, a new fitness startup and app co-founded by London entrepreneur and investor Jason Goodman, is de-cloaking today, including disclosing that it has raised £2 million in seed funding. Leading the round is London-based LocalGlobe and Berlin-based Cherry Ventures, who are joined by a list of ...
Jonathan Shieber
November 29, 2018
TechCrunch
While Brexit's effects are dominating headlines in the UK and around the globe, the nation's startup industry should emerge from the chaos relatively unscathed, according to longtime European venture investor Saul Klein . A former partner at Index Ventures (and an employee at Skype back...

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