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January 16, 2019
firstminute capital is a seed fund backed by 30 unicorn founders from the US and Europe. Its unique setup and agnostic approach to both sector and geography have led to an eclectic portfolio.
January 15, 2019
Female entrepreneurs are woefully underserved by traditional VC, which some argue is not only an injustice but also a wasted opportunity. We spoke to seven women on why that is and how to change the status quo.
January 14, 2019
With only a couple of months to go until the UK is supposed to leave the EU after 46 years, the continent waits to see what a post-Brexit world will look like. What could be the impact on UK PE?
January 10, 2019
The German fintech company is valued at $2.7 billion after this latest round, and it's aiming to break ground in a country ripe for financial services innovation.
EQT has announced the appointment of new partners, just days after the buyout investor confirmed layoffs in order to remove management layers. The Swedish firm will promote eight directors to...
January 9, 2019
By unveiling a new €5 billion fund that officially closed last month, Triton wrapped up what appears to be the final private equity mega-fund of 2018.
January 8, 2019
Ireland is expected to grow in importance as a financial center over the next few years. With this in mind, we compiled a list of the top 10 investors in Irish startups since 2014.
January 7, 2019
Arconic's involvement with a deadly 2017 apartment fire in London hasn't driven away private equity firms interested in the industry's latest mega-deal—but a lack of funding might.
January 2, 2019
In the first edition of our "Next big thing" series, we take a look at the evolving commodities space and the emergence of oiltech and, to a wider extent, commoditech.
December 21, 2018
As 2018 wound down, we asked investors to look into their crystal balls to determine what the coming year will hold.
December 19, 2018
Swedish gaming company Cherry has received a 9.19 billion Swedish kronor (around €890 million) takeover offer from a consortium led by Bridgepoint. The group of investors includes Klein Group, the...
December 17, 2018
Overall activity may be down, but the drama is still as high as ever. And as 2018 draws to a close, we take a look at some of the most complex and contentious deals made in the last year.
What were the standout buyouts, exits and funds in European PE this past year? The highlights included a bidding war among the biggest names in PE for a massive chemicals deal and James Bond's car.
December 13, 2018
We’re speaking to different players in the PE and VC spaces to see what daily life looks like. This week, we talked to Tim Mills, investment director at Angel CoFund.
Blockbuster deals and exits have made 2018 a record-breaking year for venture capital. We've compiled a list of highlights from the industry.
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