Investment Update: Carwow raises $39m

We are delighted to share the news that Carwow have raised $39m, in a round led by Vitruvian Partners. We are delighted to participate in the round, alongside fellow existing investors...

News • Aug 3, 2017 • Rob Moffat

On Board with Balderton: best practice for board meetings

Board meetings are of paramount importance. They give a group of key people the opportunity to form a team to discuss topics of strategic importance and help a business overcome their...

News • Jul 26, 2017 • Colin Hanna

Investment Update: Revolut raises $66m

We first invested in Revolut in summer 2015, and the growth that the company has achieved in 24 months has been phenomenal. We are delighted to again be investing in the company, alongside...

News • Jul 12, 2017 • Daniel Waterhouse

Welcome to Balderton's Summer Associates

It is with great pleasure that we welcome the 2017 cohort of Summer Associates to Balderton Capital. Our summer placement introduces individuals with varied skill-sets to the world of venture...

News • Jul 10, 2017 • Colin Hanna

Update: Opbeat join forces with ElasticSearch

We'd like to congratulate Rasmus, Ron and all at Opbeat on joining forces with Elastic today. In July 2013, we invested in a young team from Copenhagen that were building tools to support the...

News • Jun 22, 2017 • James Wise

Investment Update: Zopa raises £32m

It is with great pleasure that we share the news that Zopa have raised £32m. The investment comes from Wadhawan Global Capital and Northzone, and comes after last year's announcement that Zopa...

News • Jun 2, 2017 • Ben Goldsmith

Investment update: Our Investment in Frontier Car Group

Frontier Car Group operates auto marketplaces in six emerging markets Frontier Car Group embodies everything that is exciting about European technology today, and we are delighted to lead a $22m...

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