European Entrepreneurs: we have your back

When Balderton Capital opened its doors as Benchmark Europe back in 2000, people said that we were crazy to focus on European Series A. Even in 2008, when Bernard joined the firm, his colleagues in...

News • 30-06-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

Magic Pony Technology acquired by Twitter

Suranga pictured above centre, between Magic Pony Technology CoFounders Dr. Zehan Wang (L) and Rob Bishop (R). MPT spent their first six months in our co-working space at Balderton HQ... a lot has...

News • 20-06-2016 • Suranga Chandratillake

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
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