WHERE ARE EARLY-STAGE INVESTMENTS GOING?

Smart money from startup investors follows ever changing trends in terms of sector, region, stage, and instrument. Startup investors, including business angels, VCs, family offices and corporate VCs can invest directly into startup investment rounds, or join co-investment funds, syndicates or invest in other funds. Funds are increasingly set up as specialised sector funds. They[…]

The documents you need to approach investors

Startups and SMEs alike are often clueless as to what documents and information are needed to approach investors. These documents vary depending on the purpose (whether you’re looking to give away minority shares, to receive a loan or to sell your company) and on the type of investor that you’re approaching (VCs and other institutional investors,[…]

Investing in Innovation

How the European Union invests in innovative projects

Navigating through the countless EU projects for promoting investments into innovative companies can be challenging for entrepreneurs. The reality is that most of the direct financing takes place on a local level  – the best source to identify these financial intermediaries that have accessed European funding to finance local companies are listed directly on the official EU database ,[…]