BALDERTON CAPITAL raises $305m Series A venture fund to invest in European technology start-ups
London, 1st April 2014 - Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest venture capital investors and behind breakthrough successes such as Betfair, Lovefilm, MySQL, NaturalMotion and Yoox, has announced the closing of its fifth European fund, raising a further $305 million and bringing its total funds to $2.2 billion to invest in European technology start-ups.
Banjo Secures $16 Million in Series B Financing Led by Balderton Capital
Redwood City, CA – March 13, 2014 – Banjo, a highly visual app and website that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time through the eyes of the people who are there, announced today it has completed a $16 million Series B round of financing. Balderton Capital led the round with participation from existing and new investors, including BlueRun Ventures and Vegas Tech Fund, bringing Banjo’s total funding to $21 million. The investment will be used to accelerate ambitious growth plans by recruiting top talent, expanding the global user base and enhancing the enterprise platform for media partnerships.