Team, Product, Monetization and Timing: Lessons from Uber, Dropbox and WhatsApp

This post first appeared on Lars' Medium ahead of his appearance at Arctic15 As a VC, my job is to meet and analyse interesting companies throughout Europe at speed. Dozens of them, in quick...

News • 02-06-2016 • Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen

Investment update: Thread raise £4m

We are very pleased to share the news that Thread have raised £4m from Beringea, Balderton Capital and a number of angel investors. Since our original investment in Thread, Kieran and his...

News • 02-06-2016 • Daniel Waterhouse

How to run offices in two continents, and making Enterprise SaaS sexy | Olivier Pailhes, Aircall

Olivier Pailhes is the Founder and CEO of Aircall. Aircall is an telephony service that is the built on top of the newest technologies for realtime communication: Websockets, WebRTC. Aircall...

News • 31-05-2016 • Ben Goldsmith

Think Global to Go Global

It isn’t just pop stars that dream of making it in America. When I meet entrepreneurs who are starting out in Europe, often a big part of their strategy is to “take the US”. One company that...

News • 27-05-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

Investment update: Contentful raise $13m in round led by Benchmark

We are delighted to share the news that Contentful, the API-driven content management developer platform, has today announced it has secured $13 million in Series B financing led by Benchmark...

News • 26-05-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

Scaling the hiring process

Suranga is a Scale Coach on TechCityUK's Upscale programme, this post first appeared on the Upscale site. Here at Balderton Capital, we primarily invest at Series A. Series A can mean different...

News • 25-05-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

Doubling down on European Venture Capital

Why I decided to take on the role of Managing Partner at Balderton Capital I joined Balderton Capital’s partnership in the summer of 2008, excited to help European entrepreneurs build original,...

News • 19-05-2016 • Bernard Liautaud

Oncimmune announce IPO on AIM

Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley, CEO of Oncimmune We are delighted that Oncimmune have today announced their IPO. The company have developed and patented a technology that detects cancer in its early...

News • 18-05-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

7 Benefits Your VC Should Provide

There’s a new person in your life. It’s probably a guy. He probably wears chinos with a blue shirt. He’s probably standing awkwardly next to the coffee machine in the kitchen of your startup...

News • 16-05-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

Growing a team, hiring friends, and being a young CEO | George Spencer & Gabriele Maroso, Rentify

George Spencer is founder and CEO at Rentify, a software platform which helps landlords market, manage, and make money from their properties. Gabriele Maroso is the Director of Business...

News • 16-05-2016 • Ben Goldsmith
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