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Playfair Capital

Playfair Capital

An early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on building technology that change the way people live and work

Playfair Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that focuses on building technology that change the way people live and work. Founded 2013 in London, England, United Kingdom by Federico Pirzio-Biroli, this venture capital firm invests in seed and early stage ventures. Its portfolio companies include Trouva, tray.io, Stripe, and Lantum. As of February 2020, Playfair Capital has made 63 investments. Their most recent investment was on Jul 18, 2019, when Vinehealth raised £1.2M. Playfair Capital has had three exits, the most notable of which include Jukedeck, Hassle.com, and CryptoFacilities. The company has raised two funds, their latest being Playfair Capital Fund II. This fund was announced on Mar 7, 2019 and raised a total of $32M. Playfair Capital takes a sector-agnostic approach and investments span deep tech, SaaS, marketplaces and B2B companies.

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Mike Butcher
March 9, 2021
TechCrunch
In the wake of International Women's Day, a group of leading VC funds are grouping together to offer remote office hours for 250-plus women founders from across Europe on May 6th this year. Women founders who want to apply can see more information here and apply for the opportunity here. The initiative aims to dispense [...]
Mike Butcher
March 9, 2021
TechCrunch
In the wake of International Women's Day, a group of leading VC funds are grouping together to offer remote office hours for 250-plus women founders from across Europe on May 6th this year. Women founders who want to apply can see more information here and apply for the opportunity here. The initiative aims to dispense [...]
Mike Butcher
June 26, 2020
TechCrunch
Last year The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups was held at a sunny garden party next to a historic museum in London. Last night, because of the global Coronavirus pandemic, it was held over Zoom. But the enthusiasm and success of Europe's tech startup industry still shone through the list of finalists and winners. [...]

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