WE SUPPORT EUROPE'S
LEADING TECHNOLOGY
BUSINESSES.

Balderton is Europe’s leading early-stage venture capital investor, focused exclusively on European founded technology companies.

We invest in companies with the potential to disrupt huge industries, and the ambition to scale globally. We have a track-record of backing breakthrough companies ranging from MySQL to Betfair, and The Hut Group to Yoox Net-a-Porter.

We bring our deep experience and unrivalled professional and personal network to bear to support our companies from start to exit. Companies in the Balderton portfolio take advantage of Balderton's network of globally-connected executives, who have real-world experience of founding and building technology companies from startup to IPO;  Balderton's CEO Collective; and the firm's platform of legal, talent and marketing services.

Balderton has raised seven funds over 19 years, totalling $2.7bn.

Balderton Venture VI closed in 2017, and is dedicated to investing in European-founded technology companies at Series A.

Balderton Liquidity I closed in 2018, and is Europe's first venture fund dedicated to providing liquidity to early-stage shareholders in high-growth European-founded technology companies.

Founders and entrepreneurs seeking investment should reach out directly to a member of the Balderton investment team.

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3D Hubs

3D Hubs is an online 3D printing service platform, facilitating transactions between 3D printing services (Hubs) and engineering/product designers that want to make 3D prints.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Amsterdam, Netherlands

PARTNERS

James Wise

Adludio

The Adludio platform supports creation, development, distribution and optimisation of digital ads.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Aircall

The Aircall platform allows companies to set up a global call center in less than three minutes.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Andjaro

Andjaro allows businesses to optimize their existing workforces, deal with overstaffing, part-time contracts and avoid temporary, expensive workers.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris , France

Appear [here]

Appear Here brings together a community of brands, entrepreneurs and creatives to space in the world's best cities by allowing offering a marketplace for renting space.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London , United Kingdom

Axitech

Automated crash detection & intelligent accident management for connected cars

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Banjo

Ban.jo is a mobile platform at the intersection of location and social content, allowing users to see what's happening around them, in real time.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Redwood City, United States

Bebo

Bebo was a social networking site acquired by AOL in 2008.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Betfair

Betfair is an online gambling company which operates the world's largest online betting exchange. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange, and then merged with Paddy Power to form Paddy Power Betfair in 2016.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is a casual gaming company, now based in Seattle, Washington. It was acquired by Churchill Downs in 2014.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Cork , Ireland

Bookatable

Bookatable is an online restaurant reservation service, founded in 2006. It was acquired by Michelin in 2016.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Carwow

Carwow is a platform for buying new cars from franchise dealers.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London , United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

Circle

Circle Health is a healthcare company.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London , United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Citymapper

Citymapper is a public transit app and mapping service, integrating data from urban transport systems, from walking and cycling to driving. It was founded in London, and now covers cities all over the world.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Cleo

An intelligent assistant for your money.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

ComplyAdvantage

Comply Advantage uses next generation AML screening and monitoring technology to build the world's only AI-driven risk database on people and companies that pose financial crime risk.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Contentful

Contentful provides a content infrastructructure that enables teams to power content in any digital product.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

Credit Benchmark

Credit Benchmark is a financial data analytics company offering information on credit risk views of world's leading financial institutions.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London , United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Crowdcube

Crowdcube is a platform that allows entrepreneurs to raise money from their own network of friends, family, customers and strangers.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Exeter, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Curious AI Company

The Curious AI Company researches and develops artificial general intelligence.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Helsinki, Finland

Dalia Research

Dalia is a technology driven company, specialising in understanding global audiences. Using proprietary mobile methodologies and with an emphasis on quality and depth of data, Dalia is reinventing how organisations can feel the pulse of people around the world.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

Darktrace

World-leading cyber AI responds to threats in seconds.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Depop

Depop is a peer-to-peer social shoping app that allows creative entrepreneurs to build a social shopping network.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

James Wise

Display Link

DisplayLink is a chip and software company whose technology is used in products from the world's leading PC and peripheral brands. Display Link technology enables wired and wireless VR, monitors, docking stations and video adapters.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Dubsmash

Dubsmash is a video messaging application for iOS. Using the application, users can choose an audio recording or soundbite from movies, shows, music, and internet trends and record a video of themselves dubbing over that piece of audio.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

Ewise

eWise is a financial services company that offers personal financial management and account aggregation solutions.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Nyon, Switzerland

Ezoic

Ezoic is an easy-to-use machine-learning platform that allows digital publishers to automatically learn from visitor behavior and improve layouts, content, and ads to enhance experiences and increase revenue.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

California, United States

Frontier Car Group

Frontier Car Group develops, launches, and operates used-automotive marketplaces within emerging market economies.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

Funnel

Funnel gives businesses the complete picture of their advertising. All costs and results, in one place, all the time.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Furhat Robotics

Furhat Robotics is a social robotics company based on 20 years of research in social artificial intelligence from one of the top HRI labs in the world.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

GCL

STATUS

Exited

Globoforce

Globoforce's software-as-a-service powers recognition and rewards programs for global companies.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Dublin, Ireland

GoCardless

GoCardless is an online direct debit provider that makes collecting payments easy, from individuals to multi-national corporations.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Healx

Accelerating treatments for rare diseases.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Hiya

Hiya provides caller profile products and services designed to make the phone experience better.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

House Trip

House Trip is an online holiday rental marketplace that allows homeowners and holiday rental managers to list and rent out their properties to guests. The company was acquired by Tripadvisor in 2016.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Icera

Icera developed a high-performance soft modem technology for mobile broadband phone and data devices. It was acquired by Nvidia Corporation.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Bristol, United Kingdom

Infarm

Infarm is an urban farming services company that develops farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants, and local distribution centres.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

Instabridge

Instabridge is the app that gives you free internet in your smartphone. We enable that through crowdsourced free wifi. The app can run completely in the background and will keep users on great wifi.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Kaia Health

Digital therapeutics company

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Munich, Germany

PARTNERS

James Wise

Kobalt

Kobalt is a music services company that offers alternative to traditional music business models.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Kupivip.ru

Kupivip.ru is an online fashion retailer selling discounted fashion and home goods from high-street and luxury brands.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Moscow, Russia

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Labster

Labster is an internationally focused company dedicated to the development of pioneering online tools for teaching science globally.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Copenhagen, Denmark

LevelUp

Enabling restaurants to accept mobile orders, payments, and engage with their customers through loyalty programs, email and push messaging.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Boston, United States

Lifesum

Healthy living. Simplified.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Lovecrafts

LoveCrafts is a start-up that builds social marketplaces for the crafts sector.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Luno

Luno makes it safe and easy for people and businesses to store, buy, use, and learn about bitcoin.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Lyst

Lyst is a Global fashion search platform.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Magic Pony Technology

Magic Pony Technology is a technology company that develops machine-learning based approach for visual processing on web and mobile. Acquired by Twitter in 2016.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Matrix Memory

STATUS

Exited

MBA Polymers

MBA Polymers produces post-consumer recycled plastics from end-of-life durable goods, like cars, computers, and household equipment.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

California, United States

Memrise

Memrise is a Language learning Platform available in iOS, Android and Web. It combines tech with the best content to make learning fun.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Mog

MOG, a next-generation music media company, offers on-demand streaming music services through multi-platform access to a library of songs. Acquired by Beats Electrics in 2014.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

California, United States

Mojiworks

Creating the leading games company for messaging platforms, to connect the world through play. Focus on Facebook Instant Games for Messenger.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Guildford, United Kingdom

MySQL

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. It was acquired by Sun Microsystems.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Uppsala, Sweden

MyTomorrows

myTomorrows is an online platform that enables its users to obtain healthcare services in the form of diagnostic tests and drugs.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

NASN

NASN (North American Sports Network) was sold to ESPN in 2006.

STATUS

Exited

Naturalmotion

NaturalMotion is a software company creating and publishing social mobile games for iOS and Android. In 2014, NaturalMotion was acquired by Zynga.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Oxford, United Kingdom

Nested

The estate agent that guarantees your move.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Newbay

NewBay Media, LLC produces media and information resources to readers, advertisers, and business partners.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

New York , United States

Nlyte Software

Nlyte automates the management of DCIM so organizations can become more agile, reduce costs and operate more efficiently.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

California, United States

Nutmeg

Nutmeg is an online investment service that specializes in investments, ISAs, and pensions.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Oncimmune

Oncimmune engaged in developing and commercializing its EarlyCDT platform technology.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Opbeat

Opbeat is APM for JavaScript, focused on monitoring applications made in Javascript. It was acquired by Elastic in 2017.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Copenhagen, Denmark

Openet

Openet develops software used by telecommunications service providers to commercialize and analyze activity on their network.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Dublin, Ireland

Patients Know Best

Patients Know Best (PKB) created the worlds first patient-controlled medical records system.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cambridge, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

Pay With My Bank

Pay With My Bank you can pay or get paid anytime, in any place.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Redwood City, United States

Peakon

A platform for measuring and improving employee engagement.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Copenhangen, Denmark

Prodigy Finance

Borderless postgraduate student loans to allow international students to attend top higher education institutions worldwide.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Pusher

Makes real-time APIs that power communication and collaboration apps all over the world.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

James Wise

Qubit

Qubit gives marketers the tools to understand their visitors and personalize their online presence to drive conversions in real-time.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Rebtel

Rebtel aims to solve the problems that any migrant encounters when crossing a border, whether fleeing for something or racing towards something better: communications, work and banking problems.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Recorded Future

Recorded Future specializes in threat intelligence powered by machine learning. The company was acquired in 2019.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Gothenburg, Sweden

Rentify

Platform that helps individuals market and manage their properties.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Tim Bunting

Revolut

The digital banking alternative.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

ROLI

ROLI is extending the joy of music creation to everyone.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Scytl

Scytl develops secure electronic voting and electoral modernization solutions for the public and private sectors.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Barcelona, Spain

Simple Feast

Delicious, 100% organic and sustainable meals delivered to your home each week.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Copenhagen, Denmark

Sketchfab

Platform to publish, share, and discover 3D content online and in VR.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris, France

PARTNERS

James Wise

Sophia Genetics

Democratizing data-driven medicine.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Lausanne, Switzerland

PARTNERS

James Wise

Soundtrack Your Brand

Helps businesses build brand through music and sound.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Sunrise

Sunrise was a mobile calendar app and platform. Sunrise was acquired by Microsoft in 2015.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Talend

Talend offers a single suite of cloud apps for data integration and data integrity to help enterprises collect, govern, transform, and share data. IPO on NASDAQ in 2016 (TLND).

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Tempow

Creators of new audio experiences to change the way you listen to music.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Tessian

Machine intelligence to prevent human failure and data loss on email

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

The Hut Group

THG is a global leader in health, beauty, fitness and lifestyle, and is home to some of the world's best brands, including Myprotein, lookfantastic and more.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cheshire, United Kingdom

The Tab

Media company covering youth and student culture and entertainment.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Thread

Style simplified.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Tictail

Tictail was a global community that allowed consumers to discover the world’s greatest independent brands. The company was acquired by Shopify.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Touch Surgery

Learn, prepare and test on surgical procedures, anytime, anywhere.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

Trademark Now

Intelligent web-based trademark management platform.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Helsinki, Finland

Vestiaire Collective

The global marketplace for luxury, pre-owned fashion products.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Virtuo

Rent cars at airports and train stations across Europe with your mobile phone.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Paris, France

Vivino

The world's largest online wine marketplace.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Copenhagen, Denmark

VOI

Electric scooter and bike sharing across Europe

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Stockholm, Sweden

Wagestream

Fair financial services that give, not take.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

Wooga

High-quality, story-driven, casual games. Sold to Playtika in 2018.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Berlin, Germany

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

Workable

Complete candidate sourcing solution for enterprises

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

Athens, Greece

Yingli Solar

The world's largest solar panel manufacturer and a global solar energy industry leader.

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Baoding, China

Yoox Group

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group is the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion and luxury brands. Yoox merged with Net-a-Porter in 2015

STATUS

Exited

FOUNDED

Milan, Italy

Zego

Work insurance made flexible, simple and better.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

PARTNERS

Rob Moffat

Zopa

Peer-to-peer loans.

STATUS

Live

FOUNDED

London, United Kingdom

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