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Established in 2015, EQT Ventures is a Stockholm-based investor that describes itself as "half VC, half startup." It has invested in more than 50 companies, acting as lead investor in almost two-thirds of its investments, to date, of a total investment fund of €566m. EQT Ventures invests across sectors locally and globally and has successfully managed the exits of two Scandinavian startups. 

Established in 2015, Isomer Capital is a London-based VC that mainly invests in European technology startups from pre-seed to Series B rounds. It invests across multiple sectors and currently has 30 startups in its portfolio, including prominent companies Deliveroo and Codacy.  Isomer has managed two exits to date: Codeship and Accelerated Dynamics. Its most recent investments include the seed round of quantum ML technology GTN and the Series A round of Proxiclick, a cloud-based tourism management system.

Point72 Ventures is the investment arm of US financial group Point 72, established in 2016 in New York. Its principal interests are Fintech, Enterprise technology and A.I. It currently manages 39 companies in its portfolio and has managed the exit of another company, enterprise tech Apprente. Its recent investments include leading multilingual AI-driven translation platform Unbabel's US$60m Series C round, as well as leading the US$42m Series B investment round of Mexican fintech Creditjusto.

Structure Capital is San Francisco-based VC, established in 2013, that only invests in carbon-neutral startups. It has a special interest in A.I. and Big Data-based entities and currently manages a portfolio with 76 international startups. It has managed 13 exits to date, including Jobr and Guest Driven. ts recent investments include in the US$60m Series C financing round of multilingual AI-driven translation platform Unbabel and in the US$225m Series D round of accommodation platform and unicorn, Sonder. 

Salut Monràs is Wealth Manager and CEO of Valra Finances, S.L., a family holding company with financial assets and investments in Biotech, AI, Fintech and real estate. She has broad experience in communication, production and design and is passionate about aesthetics and creativity. She is a mother of three and a former international model, professor and entrepreneur. She is general manager of Lorda, S.L., model agent and booker for Francina Modelling Agency and is also founder of Mother Studio and co-founder and commercial director of HELMUTANDCO. She has a degree in Graphic Design from the Ramon Llull University. 

Carlos Pierre is the co-founder and CEO of Spanish online room rental platform Badi that was established in 2015 and secured Series B investment of US$30m in 2019. Pierre's first investment is the seed funding of household bill manager Polaroo in 2019.

Alvaro Córdoba is better known as co-founder and chief strategy officer at Spanish online room rental platform Badi that secured US$30m in Series B investment in 2019. Córdoba joined the seed round of household bill management tool Polaroo in 2019.

Lachy Groom is a young San Francisco-based Australian entrepreneur and angel investor who gained recognition as a teenage coder and was founder of Cardnap and PSDtoWP, acquired by He also ran fintech Stripe until 2018. To date, he has invested in nine early-stage startups. His recent investments include in the $9m second phase of home physiotherapy tech solution SWORD Health's Series A round, in the $3.8m seed round of collaboration platform for data scientists, Deepnote, and in the $2.2m seed round of trading platform Convictional.

Creandum invests in early-stage technology firms in the consumer internet, software and hardware sectors. The firm has grown from having 10 startups in its portfolio and an advisory team scattered across Sweden in 2007, to being headquartered in Stockholm with offices in Berlin, San Francisco  and Guernsey and a total five funds raised worth over €700m. It's most recent fund raised €265m in 2019 and will ofcus on European startups. The company was the lead investor in more than a third of its almost 150 investments to date and was Spotify's first institutional investor. The most recent investments include in Spanish HR SaaS Factorial's €15m Series A round and in German tax assistant app Taxfix's US$65m Series C round. 

Founded in 1999, TLCOM Capital now has offices in Kenya, Nigeria and the UK. Originally a global VC investor, its key investment objective now is to tackle Africa’s greatest challenges via its TIDE Africa Fund that was established in 2017.Total funding to date stands at $300m and investments range from $500,000 to $10m.  It currently has 12 portfolio companies and has managed 13 exits. Recent investments include the $6m Series A round of Kenyan agro-focused insurtech PULA and the $7.5m Series A round of Nigerian edtech uLesson Education.

Founded in 2008, Newfund Capital is a Paris-based VC firm investing in pre-seed, seed and follow-up rounds with fundings between $300,000 and $2m in startups based in Europe and North America. To date, it has $260m worth of assets under management, mostly subscribed by entrepreneurs and family offices. The firm has also started a NAEH fund of $100,000 in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region. Newfund Capital describes the NAEH fund as a risky mutual fund that will take minority stakes in unlisted companies.

With a special interest in enterprise tech, Silicon Valley-based Omega Venture Partners has 25 startups in its portfolio and, to date, has invested from pre-seed to Series E stages. It has managed eight exits to date. Its most recent investments were in the 2020 $55m Series B round of US-based small business management platform ZenBusiness and in the February 2021 $50m Series B round of US voice transcription software The investor boasts an extensive network of major corporations as advisors and partners including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, SAP and CitiGroup.  

German-born Andreas “Andy” Bechtolsheim is chairman and co-founder of Arista Networks and was a co-founder at Sun Microsystems, which was acquired by Oracle in 2010 for $7.4bn. His main interest is in productivity software across market segments, as well as cybersecurity. He is also a billionaire investor, with much of his wealth coming from being the first angel investor in Google. Since then, he has been an occasional investor in startups, with his most recent disclosed investments occurring in 2020 when he invested in two companies. He has also participated in the $22m Series A round of US email security company Material Security and in the $21m Series A round of AI customer service platform Cresta.

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