Investment update: Our Investment in Frontier Car Group

Sujay Tyle, CEO and Co-Founder of Frontier Car Group Frontier Car Group embodies everything that is exciting about European technology today, and we are delighted to lead a $22m investment...

News • May 23, 2017 • Daniel Waterhouse

Investment Update: AppearHere raises $12m

We are delighted to share the news that AppearHere have raised a $12m series B round, led by Octopus Ventures. We are pleased to participate in the round, alongside Simon Venture Group, MMC...

News • May 17, 2017 • Ben Goldsmith

Investment Update: LevelUp raises $50m

We are delighted to share the news that LevelUp have raised a $50m funding round, led by JPMorgan Chase, US Boston and CentroCredit Bank. After the initial launch in 2011, the company has grown to...

News • May 17, 2017 • Ben Goldsmith

Investment Update: Kobalt Music raises $75m

Willard Ahdritz, Founder and CEO of Kobalt Music We are excited to share the news that Kobalt Music today announced it has raised $75 million in growth capital. The Series D round was led by...

News • May 8, 2017 • Tim Bunting

Investment Update: Lovecrafts raises £26m

We are very pleased to share the news that LoveCrafts have raised £26m in an investment round led by Scottish Equity Partners. We have invested in the round alongside Highland Europe. For...

News • Apr 25, 2017 • Daniel Waterhouse

CEO Masterclass | Mårten Mickos, CEO HackerOne, MySQL: Building a $1bn+ software company

Mårten Mickos is a rare European founder. He has led 3 global software companies, including the Balderton-backed MySQL, and is now opening the London office of HackerOne, a new company which is...

News • Apr 6, 2017 • Ben Goldsmith

Investment Update: Soundtrack Your Brand raises $22m

Soundtrack Your Brand, the first truly modern streaming service for businesses, has raised a $22 million, and we are delighted to invest alongside Industrifonden. The financing round also saw...

News • Feb 17, 2017 • Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen

CMO Summit 2017: Dublin

On 1st February, we took a group of CMOs and marketing leaders from the Balderton portfolio to Dublin, for a day of marketing workshops with Google and Facebook. The marketing challenges faced by...

News • Feb 10, 2017 • Rob Moffat

Welcome to Balderton's Spring Associates

I am delighted to welcome this year's cohort of Spring Associates to Balderton Capital. The idea of our spring placement is to introduce individuals with varied skill-sets to the world of...

News • Feb 8, 2017 • James Wise

Investment Update: Balderton lead $7m round in Dalia Research

We are delighted to welcome Berlin-headquartered Dalia Research to the portfolio, having led a $7m round into the company. Wellington Partners and IBB Bet also participated. Dalia’s unique...

News • Jan 26, 2017 • Suranga Chandratillake

Investment Update: Vestiaire Collective raise €58m

Congratulations to Vestiaire Collective who have raised €58m in a funding round led by Vitruvian Partners, who are making their first investment in France. We first invested in Vestiaire...

News • Jan 24, 2017 • Bernard Liautaud

Chatbots: can they talk the talk?

This post was written by Zaeem Bhanji, who was an Autumn Associate at Balderton Capital in 2016. You can read the original post on his Medium here. It is fast becoming a cliché to say that...

News • Jan 17, 2017 • James Wise

​Investment update: MyTomorrows raise €10m

MyTomorrows CEO and CoFounder Ronald Brus It gives us great pleasure to share the news that MyTomorrows have raised €10m. We are delighted to have participated in the round, which was led...

News • Jan 9, 2017 • James Wise

Nutmeg's series D now above $50m

We are delighted to share the news that Nutmeg have added an additional £12m to its series D round, taking the total amount raised to £42m. This is equivocal to just over $51m based on today's...

News • Jan 3, 2017 • Tim Bunting

Originally on TechCrunch: How technology is merging with the human body

You can read the original article by Daniel Waterhouse, pictured above, on TechCrunch The gulf between “human” and “machine” is closing. Machine learning has enabled virtual reality to feel...

News • Jan 3, 2017 • Daniel Waterhouse

​The product is the company

This piece by Anna Boffetta (above) originally appeared in the Dec16/Jan17 issue of Courier Magazine. Venture capital is a shoe-leather industry. VCs rack up a lot of miles, and meet a lot of...

News • Dec 19, 2016 • Anna Boffetta

The European Talent Landscape: our new research into the tech workforce

Today we are proud to unveil 'The European Talent Landscape', and I am delighted to be on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt to reveal the findings. You can view the full report and key findings...

News • Dec 5, 2016 • James Wise

Moving Around: Colin Hanna on Transportation and Mobility

(Left) A screenshot of the central map UX of Carjump, centered on Rosenthaler Platz in Berlin. Each bubble is a car, bike or scooter. (Right) A similar screen from COUP This post first appeared...

News • Nov 16, 2016 • Colin Hanna

Investment Update: Nutmeg raises £30m

We are delighted to share the news that Nutmeg have raised £30m from Convoy, Hong Kong’s largest listed firm of independent financial advisers. This new round of funding confirms Nutmeg's...

News • Nov 14, 2016 • Tim Bunting

ROLI's new instrument, Blocks, will be available in all Apple Stores worldwide

The music technology innovator, ROLI, recently unveiled BLOCKS, a new modular musical instrument that aims to democratise music in a way that nobody has done before. The new instrument will...

News • Nov 3, 2016 • Daniel Waterhouse